Published: 16-08-2018 11:14 | Updated: 16-08-2018 11:14

Karolinska Institutet keeps a leading position

The recently published Shanghai ranking (ARWU – Academic Ranking of World Universities) shows that Karolinska Institutet keeps a leading position as one of the world's strongest universities and the highest-ranked university in Sweden.

KI has place 44 in the global list, which includes ”all fields and subjects”, which is the same as 2017 and 2016. In addition, more specific areas such as ”Pharmacy & pharmaceutical sciences”, ”Public health” and ”Nursing” is KI among the world's top five universities. The two USA universities Harvard and Stanford are in the top of the list. British University of Cambridge is number three in the ranking. Two further Swedish universities are featured at the top 100: Uppsala University (place 63) and Stockholm University (77).