U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems

The report's author's introduction to the 2016 Ranking.
How ‘Resources’ were measured and the results the 2016 study produced.
How ‘Environment’ was measured and the results the 2016 study produced.
How ‘Connectivity’ was measured and the results the 2016 study produced.
How ‘Output’ was measured and the results the 2016 study produced.
An overview of all the 2016 ranking results, adjusted to take each country's level of economic development into account.
A summary of the overall 2016 ranking scores.
Productivity and Drivers of Research...
Concluding comments from the authors of the 2016 report.
The key findings from the 2016 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.
The team behind the rankings.
The full 2015 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems report including the Executive Summary and data breakdown.
The full 2014 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems report including the Executive Summary and data breakdown.
The full 2013 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems report including the Executive Summary and data breakdown.
The full 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems report including the Executive Summary and data breakdown.
The first U21 Symposium on National Systems of Higher Education was held from 6-7 November 2013 in Shanghai.
Data Comparison of the U21 Rankings
Compare data taken from all countries involved in the U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems between 2012 and 2016.
2016 Ranking Map
Use this interactive map to find a short overview of the findings for each of the 50 countries assessed in the 2016 report.