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2014 World ranking of the best universities by QS World

In the 2014 QS rankings of world universities, France is improving little results. Like last year, the United States and England dominate the rankings. French side, ENS and Polytechnique are the 2 best classified establishments.

Par Julie Milk

Not less than 863 universities worldwide that are part of the annual ranking of universities, the QS World University Rankings, which has just been published. Like last year, the United States and England dominate the rankings. French side, ENS and Polytechnique are the 2 best classified establishments.

To understand this classification, we must know that the QS ranking grade schools on four key criteria: research, education, international studies and finally employability.

For the third consecutive year the ranking is led by MIT, the number of citations increased by 14%.

Imperial College is also a 14% increase in comparative data for 11% and 2% of Cambridge Harvard.

11 French universities in the top 250

This year France managed to classify 11 facilities (one more than last year) at the top of the table (top 250) with 4 in the top 200, which is 1 less than in 2013.

The first French, ENS Paris, gaining 4 places and ranks 24th, the highest position in the QS World University Rankings since 2009. With his 35th place, Polytechnique ParisTech School wins 6 seats it! The Université Joseph Fourier – Grenoble she won 5 places to rank 215th. As at Sciences Po and Dauphine, they point to the 222nd and 367th place respectively.

Some French institutions take a hit on the head this year and the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon lost 21 places and is at rank 179, while the University of Paris Sorbonne and Sciences Po Paris respectively lost 11 and 8 seats

The first 10 universities ranking

Parenthetically, the change from the ranking 2013.

35. POLYTECHNIC PARISTECH (+6)

115. UNIVERSITY PIERRE AND MARIE CURIE (-3)

210. UNIVERSITY PARIS DIDEROT – PARIS 7 (-5)

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