Of all Dutch universities, Utrecht University occupies the highest position on the Taiwan Ranking, compiled by the Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council (HEEFCE).
This year, Utrecht has climbed three places to reach the 46th spot. In doing so, Utrecht University has now become No. 9 in Europe. The annual global ranking is based on the scientific output of the two most recent years in particular.
Utrecht University is currently the top-ranked Dutch university on three rankings. The three are the above- mentioned Taiwan Ranking, the THE World University Rankings (No. 68 worldwide) and the prestigious Shanghai Ranking (No. 48 worldwide).
Moreover, the annual survey among professors held by the Dutch Elsevier magazine puts Utrecht University at No. 1 as well.