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New the world's best universities with the QS World University Tops 2019 or dig deeper with the QS University Tops by Region 2019 and the QS University Tops by Location 2019.

It’s finally here! Find out which universities are the best in the world with the QS World University Tops 2019, featuring 1,000 institutions for the first time ever.

New the top universities from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa with the QS BRICS University Tops 2019.

Containing the best universities from the five BRICS countries, this year’s BRICS University Tops is once again topped by Tsinghua University. Tsinghua is part of an all-Chinese top five in this year’s table, with Zhejiang University climbing one place to fifth since last year.

This year, the BRICS University Tops was prefaced by the release of our first-ever QS World University Tops by Location and separate tables for both mainland China and India. To get more insights into these study destinations, check out the tables here and here.

The BRICS ranking is compiled using eight different indicators, including the ratio of faculty to students, the proportion of academic staff with a PhD and the institution’s reputation among academics and employers. More information about the methodology can be found here.

Want to share your thoughts on this year’s ranking? Has this helped you make your mind up about where to apply? Tweet us @TopUnis and let us know!

New the top 10 universities in China, based on the new QS Mainland China University Tops.


Where in the world should you study abroad, and which course is the best match for your interests and ambitions? In our discover section, find information about programs, locations and scholarships.

Want to study in Europe but not sure about the costs? Find out how much it costs to study in a range of popular European countries.


7 regions. 68 cities. 400 universities. US$1.7m scholarship fund. Join the world's biggest university tours now. QS offers two tours: the QS World Grad School Tour for all students who are interested in postgraduate studies and the QS World University Tour for all those who want to start undergraduate studies.

Are you thinking about undertaking a Masters or PhD? Need to understand the admissions process, the requirements, and the benefits?

Find out how attending a university fair such as the QS World Grad School Tour can benefit your university application.


Get ready to study abroad with our free guides and advice on choosing a university, funding your studies, preparing for admissions exams, and applying for student visas. The countdown to your adventure starts here!

Get ready to apply to grad school, with our annual guide to studying a master’s or PhD abroad.

Get your free guides to studying abroad in popular locations, advice about scholarships, careers and more.


Ready to apply? Use our free resources for each stage of the process, from compiling your application and writing a personal statement, to making a strong impression in an admissions interview.

Find out more information about the new partnership between QS Quacquarelli Symonds, compilers of the QS World University Tops, and personalised education and mentoring company Crimson Education.

Find out how Seyoon navigated the tricky admissions process for one of the most reputable institutions in the US, Princeton University.


Not sure what to do after graduation? Explore career options with your degree, and get practical advice to prepare yourself for the competitive graduate jobs market.


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