International League Tables

  • David Andrew Turner
Part of the Comparative and International Education: A Diversity of Voices book series (CIEDV, volume 10)


International league tables of universities have, if anything, taken hold of the academic imagination to an even greater extent than national league tables. And like national league tables, their policy impact has been substantial, with several national ministries expressing the intention to make their university systems, or more of their universities, ‘world class’. What ‘world class’ might mean, or should mean, is a point that I will return to shortly.


World Class League Table World Ranking Data Envelope National Table 
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