Europe to launch rival ranking index

EU“The European Union has decided to enter the university ranking game with a serious rival to the Shanghai Jiao Tong and Times surveys, and is expected next week to announce a consortium to undertake a ‘multi-dimensional’ world ranking. Odile Quintin, the European Commission’s director-general for education, told the HES that the Shanghai Jiao Tong was ‘firmly concentrated on research’, anchored to the production of Nobel laureates, and narrow in scope …” (more)

[Luke Slattery, The Australian Higher Education, 3 June]

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