Three Irish institutions rank in top 150 best ‘young universities’
Maynooth University, DCU and UL feature in list recognising high-achieving colleges
Maynooth University ranked the best of the Irish universities (68th place) in the “Times Higher Education” 150 under 50, which ranks colleges that have been established in the past half century
Three Irish universities have ranked in the top 150 best “young universities” league table.
The Times Higher Education “150 under 50” ranks colleges which have been established in the past half century.
Overall, the rankings are dominated by Asian and European universities, challenging the traditional grip held by the US and UK.
East Asian institutions occupied four of the next five places, including Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2nd), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (3rd), Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea (5th) and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea (6th).
Universities based in the US and UK occupied just three of the top 40 places and 30 places in the overall rankings, respectively.