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Universities in Netherlands - Rankings & Reviews

Netherlands
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48
Universities in Netherlands
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548,714
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16,645,000
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  • 48 universities in Netherlands are listed in 25 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 8 different subject specific rankings.
  • 27 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.
  • Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 102 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Netherlands:

#1

Natural Sciences — Environmental Science #1  #1  Wageningen Universiteit

#2

Business — Other #1  #1  Universiteit van Amsterdam

#3

Agriculture — Agriculture (general) #1  #3  Wageningen Universiteit

#4

Journalism & Media Studies — Media Studies #1  #1  Universiteit van Amsterdam

#5

Engineering — Other #3  #1  Technische Universiteit Delft

#6

Architecture, Building & Planning — Architecture (general) #3  #1  Technische Universiteit Delft

#7

Social Studies & Humanities — Theology & Religious Studies #5  #1  Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

#8

Medicine & Health — Pharmacy #5  #1  Universiteit Utrecht

#9

Languages & Literature — Linguistics #14  #1  Universiteit van Amsterdam

#10

Education — Education (general) #22  #1  Universiteit Utrecht

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Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (631 reviews)
#57  #2  QS World University Rankings
#62  #2  THE World University Rankings
#101  #6  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#69  #2  Webometrics
#88  #2  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#176  #5  Nature Index
#150  #6  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#61  #2  World Reputation Rankings
#62  #2  The World’s Most International Universities
#123  #9  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#39  #2  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#51  #2  URAP World Ranking
#73  #2  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#17  #2  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (281 reviews)
#124  #6  QS World University Rankings
#74  #5  THE World University Rankings
#51  #1  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#64  #1  Webometrics
#81  #1  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#90  #1  Nature Index
#96  #4  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#81  #4  World Reputation Rankings
#74  #5  The World’s Most International Universities
#72  #1  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#25  #3  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#91  #3  RUR Reputation Ranking
#114  #5  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#100  #5  RUR World University Rankings
#72  #1  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#40  #1  URAP World Ranking
#41  #1  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#7  #1  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (254 reviews)
#120  #4  QS World University Rankings
#79  #6  THE World University Rankings
#66  #2  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#101  #3  Webometrics
#133  #3  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#171  #4  Nature Index
#79  #6  The World’s Most International Universities
#100  #6  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#54  #6  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#148  #5  RUR Reputation Ranking
#104  #3  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#121  #6  RUR World University Rankings
#69  #3  URAP World Ranking
#80  #4  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#21  #3  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (56 reviews)
#122  #5  QS World University Rankings
#68  #3  THE World University Rankings
#77  #2  Reuters Most Innovative Universities
#74  #3  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#669  #9  Webometrics
#134  #4  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#197  #6  Nature Index
#95  #3  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#71  #3  World Reputation Rankings
#68  #3  The World’s Most International Universities
#90  #3  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#14  #1  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#87  #2  RUR Reputation Ranking
#140  #6  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#135  #4  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#93  #6  URAP World Ranking
#83  #7  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#26  #6  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.2 / 5.0 (401 reviews)
#204  #9  QS World University Rankings
#123  #7  THE World University Rankings
#101  #5  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#215  #4  Webometrics
#397  #11  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#233  #7  Nature Index
#130  #13  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#309  #10  RUR Reputation Ranking
#199  #9  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#98  #4  RUR World University Rankings
#125  #3  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#89  #5  URAP World Ranking
#82  #6  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#29  #7  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (277 reviews)
#211  #10  QS World University Rankings
#128  #8  THE World University Rankings
#201  #10  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#398  #7  Webometrics
#434  #12  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#15  #1  QS 50 under 50
#249  #16  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#89  #8  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#46  #4  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#243  #5  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#186  #8  URAP World Ranking
#174  #9  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#72  #9  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (128 reviews)
#99  #3  QS World University Rankings
#167  #10  THE World University Rankings
#301  #11  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#220  #5  Webometrics
#347  #9  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#240  #8  Nature Index
#128  #5  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#379  #20  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#29  #4  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#201  #8  RUR Reputation Ranking
#188  #8  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#357  #10  URAP World Ranking
#386  #11  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#150  #11  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (343 reviews)
#179  #8  QS World University Rankings
#70  #4  THE World University Rankings
#55  #1  Financial Times - Global MBA
#79  #4  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#149  #6  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#87  #2  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#70  #4  The World’s Most International Universities
#106  #8  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#36  #5  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#54  #1  Financial Times - Executive MBA
#60  #1  Executive Education - Customised
#110  #4  RUR Reputation Ranking
#106  #4  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#87  #3  RUR World University Rankings
#49  #5  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#121  #2  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#96  #7  URAP World Ranking
#80  #5  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#24  #5  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (468 reviews)
#52  #1  QS World University Rankings
#58  #1  THE World University Rankings
#62  #1  Reuters Most Innovative Universities
#151  #9  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#215  #7  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#140  #3  Nature Index
#55  #1  THE Global University Employability Ranking
#51  #1  World Reputation Rankings
#58  #1  The World’s Most International Universities
#284  #18  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#16  #2  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#190  #9  URAP World Ranking
#237  #10  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#96  #10  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (273 reviews)
#172  #7  QS World University Rankings
#184  #11  THE World University Rankings
#501  #13  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#229  #6  Webometrics
#394  #10  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#381  #10  Nature Index
#395  #22  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#88  #7  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe
#198  #7  RUR Reputation Ranking
#171  #7  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#51  #2  RUR World University Rankings
#366  #11  URAP World Ranking
#399  #12  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#167  #12  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (331 reviews)
#231  #11  QS World University Rankings
#166  #9  THE World University Rankings
#101  #8  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#137  #5  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#299  #9  Nature Index
#127  #11  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#156  #6  RUR Reputation Ranking
#23  #1  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#41  #3  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#77  #4  URAP World Ranking
#74  #3  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#23  #4  NTU Europe

Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (230 reviews)
#319  #12  QS World University Rankings
#201  #12  THE World University Rankings
#501  #12  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#654  #8  Webometrics
#643  #13  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#502  #24  CWUR Center for World University Rankings
#256  #9  RUR Reputation Ranking
#263  #10  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#244  #7  RUR World University Rankings
#39  #1  Tilburg University Economics Ranking
#891  #6  CWTS Leiden Ranking
#719  #12  URAP World Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.7 / 5.0 (70 reviews)
#101  #7  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities
#226  #8  Scimago Institutions Ranking
#85  #1  RUR Reputation Ranking
#100  #2  RUR Research Performance Ranking
#40  #1  RUR World University Rankings
#156  #8  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
#55  #8  NTU Europe
#168  #15  CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Student satisfaction   3.8 / 5.0 (32 reviews)
#4742  #12  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (101 reviews)
#4993  #13  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (41 reviews)
#5929  #15  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
#6263  #16  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.8 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
#6500  #17  Webometrics
#88  #2  Financial Times - Executive MBA

#7159  #18  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (139 reviews)
#687  #14  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   5.0 / 5.0 (6 reviews)
#762  #15  Scimago Institutions Ranking

Student satisfaction   4.6 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
#11283  #19  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.1 / 5.0 (51 reviews)
#11378  #20  Webometrics

Student satisfaction   4.1 / 5.0 (8 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (76 reviews)
Student satisfaction   3.9 / 5.0 (80 reviews)
Student satisfaction   3.7 / 5.0 (147 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (548 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (80 reviews)
Student satisfaction   3.0 / 5.0 (75 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.0 / 5.0 (83 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.2 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (193 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (7 reviews)
Student satisfaction   3.9 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.1 / 5.0 (90 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.5 / 5.0 (17 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.8 / 5.0 (122 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.4 / 5.0 (40 reviews)
Student satisfaction   4.3 / 5.0 (43 reviews)

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Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
International Student Ratio 10.0%
International Faculty Ratio 10.0%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20.0%
Employer reputation 10.0%
Citations per faculty 20.0%
Academic Reputation 40.0%

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Business of Fashion

Published: May, 2017



CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Published: July, 2018



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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Published: May, 2019



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NTU ranking

Published: August, 2018



Nature Index

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Weighted fractional count (WFC)
Fractional count (FC)
Article count (AC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Published: September, 2018



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Scimago Institutions

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Output: 8.0%
Normalized Impact: 13.0%
Innovative Knowledge: 25.0%
Excellence with Leadership: 13.0%
Domain's Inbound Links: 15.0%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Published: August, 2018

Criteria used in ranking:
Staff winning research prizes 20.0%
Research paper publications 20.0%
Per capita academic performance 10.0%
Alumni winning research prizes 10.0%
Citations 40.0%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Published: May, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Teaching 30.0%
Research (volume, income and reputation)
International outlook (staff, students, research): 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer)
Citations 30.0%

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The Financial Times Limited, UK

Published: January, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Women on board 1.0%
Weighted salary 20.0%
Value for money 3.0%
Salary increase 20.0%
PhD graduates 5.0%
Languages 1.0%
International students 4.0%
International mobility 6.0%
International faculty 4.0%
International course experience 3.0%
International board 2.0%
FT research rank 10.0%
Female students 2.0%
Female faculty 2.0%
Faculty with doctorates 5.0%
Employed at three months 2.0%
Career progress 3.0%
Careers service 2.0%
Alumni recommend 2.0%
Aims achieved 3.0%

Thomson Reuters

Published: April, 2019



Tillburg University

Published: January, 2018



Urap

Published: October, 2018



Webometrics

Published: January, 2019

Criteria used in ranking:
Visibility (external links): 50.0%
Size (web pages): 20.0%
Scholar: 15.0%
Rich files: 15.0%
Ranking primarily based on the metrics of universities websites, such as number of links to website or number pages on website.

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