Best Universities in The World Ranked by Subjects 2018


See the latest QS University Rankings published in 2018 to help you decide which university you’ll want to apply to next in 2019. Institutions are judged on various factors such as research impact, academic and employer reputation.

Best worldwide universities to study Sports Science

  1. Loughborough University, United Kingdom
  2. The University of Sydney, Australia
  3. University of Alberta, Canada
  4. University of Otago, New Zealand
  5. University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  6. Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  7. The University of Western Australia, Taiwan
  8. University of Tsukuba, Japan
  9. University of Cape Town, South Africa
  10. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Best worldwide universities to study Engineering and Technology


  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States
  2. Stanford University, United States
  3. Imperial College London, United Kingdom
  4. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  5. The University of Tokyo, Japan
  6. University of California, Berkeley (UCB), United States
  7. KAIST – Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, South Korea
  8. Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  9. Universiti Malaya (UM), Malaysia
  10. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Best worldwide universities to study Art and Design

  1. Royal College of Art, United Kingdom
  2. Parsons School of Design at The New School, United States
  3. Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), United States
  4. Aalto University, Finland
  5. RMIT University, Australia
  6. Carnegie Mellon University, United States
  7. The Glasgow School of Art, United Kingdom
  8. Tongji University, China
  9. Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina
  10. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico

Best worldwide universities to study Dentistry


  1. University of Michigan, United States
  2. Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), Netherlands
  3. Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU, Japan
  4. Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
  5. University of Bern, Switzerland
  6. KU Leuven, Belgium
  7. Harvard University, United States
  8. University of British Columbia, Canada
  9. Aarhus University, Denmark
  10. The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

Best worldwide universities to study Sociology

  1. Harvard University, United States
  2. University of California, Berkeley (UCB), United States
  3. London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), United Kingdom
  4. Princeton University, United States
  5. The Australian National University, Australia
  6. University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
  7. Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany
  8. Peking University, China
  9. Sciences Po, France
  10. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC), Chile

For the full rankings list, please consult the Top Universities website.