24 April 2017

Center for World University Rankings

Utrecht University at position 5 in the field of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

In the CWUR 2017 ranking, Utrecht University can be found 16 times in the top 10 of subject fields, which places UU at position 37 worldwide. Utrecht is deemed to be number one in physical geography. Other top 5 positions are in the following fields:

  • history of social science
  • mycology
  • pharmacology and pharmacy
  • planning and development
  • reproductive biology
  • veterinary sciences

 Although it is often difficult to completely understand the algorithms used in rankings, the CWUR ranking of e.g. pharmacology and pharmacy is in alignment to the US News Best Global Universities ranking, reported in 2016. Six of the CWUR top 10 universities are in that top 10 as well: Harvard, UC London, UU, UC San Diego, U Copenhagen, UNC Chapel Hill.