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Benchmarking sources for International Higher Education, for different comparisons - Whole university ranking, Rankings of institutional characteristics, Market data and Market Intelligence.



Title: Times Higher Education Ranking
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: Times Higher Education rankings are based on a selected set of parameters. Weightage is given to each parameter and universities are scored on respective performance in each attributes. Overall weighted score is calculated to arrive with the final score for each university. It is one of the largest global surveys for higher education universities. Parameters used for the evaluation process are: - Learning environment - Research - Citations - Industry Income - International mix Previously, Times Higher Education (THE) and QS used to present the rankings jointly. After 2009, separate rankings are provided by THE and QS. THE partnered Thomson Reuters subsequently.
Owner/ Publisher: TSL Education Ltd.
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2010-2011/top-200.html
Source 2: http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/2010-2011/analysis-methodology.html
Surveys/Sources for input data: Reputational surveys (both teaching and research)- Academic Reputation Survey conducted by Thomson Reuters in 2010 covering 13,388 responses from experienced scholars. Citations: 12000 academic journals indexed by Thomson Reuter's Web of Science database. (2004 to 2008) Research Volume: number of papers published in the academic journals indexed by Thomson Reuters per staff member
Country level description: THE rankings covers institutions spanning across Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Oceania and Africa. US is the top ranked Country in 2010-11 table with: - 7 institutions in the top 10 spots - 27 institutions in the top 50 ranks - 72 institutions in the top 200 table UK follows in the second spot with 29 institutions in the top 200 table.
Next Release: Not Available THE world University rankings 2010-11 was released in 16th September 2010. As per THE, the rankings involve 10 months of extensive consultations.

Title: QS World Universities Ranking
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: QS World university rankings is one of the leading global university rankings. It ranks universities on the basis of parameters such as: - Academic reputation - Citations - International students - International faculty - Employer review
Owner/ Publisher: Quacquarelli Symonds.
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2010
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Academic Reputation Index - World Scientific (www.worldscientific.com) - Mardev-DM2 ((www.mardev.com) - Academic Signup process (2000 academics) - Employers and academic lists provided by institutions - Previous respondents (QS is conducting this survey from 2004 onwards and in 2010 rankings around 1,648 previous respondents participated.) Employer Reputation Index - QS previous respondents - QS databases - QS partners - Institution supplied list of employers and academics Citations - Web of Science (Thomson Reuters) - Scopus (Elsevier) - Google Scholar
Country level description: QS ranks universities across the globe. QS also has a dedicated 'country guide section' in its website. The section is aimed to provide guidance to the students about studying in a particular country. Some of the features and popular countries mentioned in the website are UK, US, Australia, Japan, France, Ireland, Denmark and Canada. The information covers: - Universities in the country - Facts about the country such as cost of living details - Student life in the country
Next Release: Not Available Last year the rankings were released in September 2010

Title: Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: ARWU ranks worldwide universities using objective indicators such as: - Number of alumni winning Nobel prizes and Field medals - Number of staff winning Nobel prizes and Field medals - Number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific - Number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science - Number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index - Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index - Per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. It is considered as one of the most influential ranking of world universities.
Owner/ Publisher: First published by Center for World-Class Universities and the Institute of Higher Education of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China in 2003. ShanghaiRanking Consultancy publishes ARWU 2009 onwards.
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.arwu.org/aboutARWU.jsp
Source 2: http://www.arwu.org/ARWU2010.jsp
Surveys/Sources for input data: Nobel laureates: http://nobelprize.org/ Fields Medals: http://www.mathunion.org/medals/ Highly cited researchers: http://www.isihighlycited.com Papers published in Nature and Science: http://www.isiknowledge.com Articles indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index: http://www.isiknowledge.com Others Number of academic staff: national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
Country level description: 2010 top 500 rankings covered institutions from 39 countries: - US: 154 institutions in top 500 - UK: 38 institutions in top 500 - Japan: 25 institutions in top 500
Next Release: Not Available ARWU rankings 2010 were released on 15th August 2010, by the Center for World-Class Universities of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Title: CHE Excellence Rankings
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: European Institutions (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: Centre of Higher Education ranks selected group of European institution in subjects such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, political science, psychology and economics. The centre also publishes 'CHE University Ranking' (for higher education institution in German speaking countries) and 'CHE Research Ranking' (higher education institutions are analysed on the basis of respective research performance).
Owner/ Publisher: Centre for Higher Education (Germany)
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.che-ranking.de/cms/?getObject=632&getLang=en
Source 2: http://www.che.de/downloads/CHE_AP137_ExcellenceRanking_2010.pdf
Surveys/Sources for input data: Number of Publications: Web of Science Outstanding researcher: Noble prize winners, Winners of Korber European Science Award, Field medallist in Mathematics European Dimension/ Activity: Number of projects in the Marie Curie programme. Data were obtained from the Cordis database of the European Commission. Institution department selected for The Eramus- Mundus- Master programme. Researchers supported by European Research Council.
Country level description: Country level ranking is provided by CHE Excellence ranking where, countries are ranked on the basis of number of universities and departments in the Excellence group. UK, Germany, Netherlands and France are the top performing countries (aggregated fro 2009 and 2010)
Next Release: Not Available Last year the CHE ExcellenceRankings 2010 were released in October 2010

Title: RatER Global University Ranking of World Universities
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Ad-hoc
Description: The Global University Ranking is the first international study for RatER and ranks more that 400 well-known global universities. These universities are analysed on the basis of attributes such as: - Academic performance - Research performance - Expertise of faculty - Availability of resources of the universities - Level of socially significant activities of the graduates of universities - Level of international activities of the universities.
Owner/ Publisher: RatER (Rating of Educational Resources)
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.globaluniversitiesranking.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=63&Itemid=66 As of 31 August 2011, this weblink is not responding. At this point. it is unclear if this is a temporary issue
Source 2: http://www.globaluniversitiesranking.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=94&Itemid=131
Surveys/Sources for input data: -
Country level description: -
Next Release: -

Title: Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Bi-annual
Description: The Webometrics ranking measures the overall volume, visibility and impact of web pages published by universities such as referred papers, conference contributions, thesis, reports, digital libraries, databases as well as general information on the institution. Indicators used for the ranking methodology include: - Size or the number of pages recovered from search engines like Google, yahoo, Live Search and Exalead. - Visibility - Rich Files - Scholars
Owner/ Publisher: Cybermetrics Lab
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.webometrics.info/methodology.html
Source 2: http://www.webometrics.info/top12000.asp
Surveys/Sources for input data: Size (S): determined by number of pages recovered from engines such as Google, Yahoo, Live Search and Exalead Visibility (V): The total number of unique external links received (inlinks) by a site can be only confidently obtained from Yahoo Search Rich files: Available file formats such as .pdf, .ppt, .doc and .ps in Google search engine Scholar: Google Scholar
Country level description: The rankings covers institutions From North America, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Latin America, Africa and Arab
Next Release: Rankings are released twice a year in the months of January and July

Title: 2010 World University Ranking
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Ad-hoc
Description: The World Universities Ranking by High Impact Universities ranks the top 500 universities worldwide on the basis of the research impact of the universities measured by: - Research publications - Citations
Owner/ Publisher: High Impact Universities (In affiliation with Universities of Western Australia)
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.highimpactuniversities.com/rpi.html As of 31 August 2011, this weblink is not responding. At this point. it is unclear if this is a temporary issue
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Publication and citation data is obtained from the internationally accepted Elsevier Scopus database
Country level description: -
Next Release: Not Available Rankings was launched in September 2010

Title: SIR World Report
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: SIR World Ranking identifies best research focused universities across the globe. The rankings are based on the research work carried out by universities and involves evaluation criteria such as: - Research performance - Publications in high quality journals - Citations
Owner/ Publisher: Scimago Institution
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.scimagoir.com/pdf/sir_2010_world_report_002.pdf
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Data Source: Scientific database Scopus from Elsevier
Country level description: 2010 rankings cover 2,833 research institutions across 87 countries
Next Release: Not Available 2010 rankings was launched in October 2010

Title: Leiden Ranking
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: The ranking system considers all universities with more than 400 Web of Science indexed publications per year. Indicators used to rank the universities are: - Number of publications (p) - Simple citations per publication (CPP) - Size-independent, field-normalized average impact, the CWTS crown indicator CPP/FCSm - Size-independent, field-normalized average impact, the alternative crown indicator MNCS2 - Size-dependent 'brute force' impact indicator, the multiplication of P with the university's field-normalized average impact: P * CPP/FCSm
Owner/ Publisher: The Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://socialsciences.leiden.edu/cwts/products-services/leiden-ranking-2010-cwts.html#world
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Source: Web of Science publications
Country level description: European rankings (on the basis of largest 100 and largest 250 European universities. World rankings (on the basis of largest 100 and largest 250 European Universities)
Next Release: Not Available 2010 rankings were released in December 2010

Title: University Ranking by Academic Performance
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Ad-hoc
Description: University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) ranks the universities worldwide on the basis of parameters such as: - Total number of articles - Google scholar results - Citation - Cumulative journal impact - High quality research - International research collaboration
Owner/ Publisher: Informatics Institute of Middle East Technical University
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.urapcenter.org/2010/index.php
Source 2: http://www.urapcenter.org/2010/world.php?q=MS0yNTA=
Surveys/Sources for input data: Number of articles: ISI Web of Science Long term overall productivity: Google Scholar Citation: ISI Cumulative journal impact: ISI High quality research: ISI International research collaboration: ISI
Country level description: The rankings covers institutions across the globe and also provides rankings of universities within each country.
Next Release: Not Available The 2010 edition was released in 3rd December 2010.

Title: The Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: This annual report from Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT) ranks universities across the globe as per: - Research productivity (number of articles) - Research impact (number of citations) - Research excellence (number of highly cited papers, number of articles in high impact journals)
Owner/ Publisher: Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT)
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.heeact.edu.tw/public/Attachment/982510445014.pdf
Source 2: http://www.ir.ufl.edu/nat_rankings/media/scientific_papers_rank.pdf
Surveys/Sources for input data: Universities to be included in the ranking system were obtained Essential Science Indicators (ESI) Data Source: ISI's ESI and Web of Science including SCI, SSCi and Journal Citation reports (JSR)
Country level description: -
Next Release: Not Available 2010 "Performance rankings of Scientific papers for World Universities" were released on 6th October 2010

Title: Professional Classification of Higher Education Institutions
Comparison: Whole university ranking
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: The professional classification of Higher Education Institution reports ranks the universities on the basis of number of alumni listed among CEOs or equivalent in the largest 500 companies. The source which is used for the rankings are Fortune Global 500 http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/global500/2010/index.html
Owner/ Publisher: The École des Mines de Paris - MINES ParisTech
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.mines-paristech.eu/About-us/Rankings/professional-ranking/
Source 2: http://www.mines-paristech.fr/Actualites/PR/Ranking2011EN-Fortune2010.pdf
Surveys/Sources for input data: Data Source: Fortune Global 500
Country level description: -
Next Release: Not Available Latest Edition was released in March 2011

Title: U-Multirank
Comparison: Whole University rankings
Countries/ Institutions covered: European Union
Period: Ad-hoc
Description: The project is funded by European commission and aims to design and test -a number of focused institutional rankings (along the dimensions of a multi-dimensional classification) -a set of field-based rankings (for different programmes in groups of institutions with high levels of similarity in relevant profiles as defined by the dimensions of the classification )
Owner/ Publisher: The project is funded by European commission and has following partners: -Center for Higher Education Development (CHE) -Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS) -CWTS -Observatoire des Sciences et des Techniques (OST) -European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) -European Federation of National Engineering Associations (FEANI)
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.u-multirank.eu/
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Collection of data through online questionnaires (institution, department and student level) and international database
Country level description: -
Next Release: The project started in June 2009 and is expected to end by June 2011. Final presentation of the report is expected in July 2011

Title: European Research Ranking
Comparison: Whole University rankings
Countries/ Institutions covered: European research institutions
Period: Annual
Description: The parameters which are judged for the rankings are: -Funding and project participation performance -Networking activity and alliances -Diversity of research areas Ranking criteria -Total project funding -Total project funding per partner -Total number of projects -Networking rank (reputation) -Partner constancy -Project leadership index -Diversity index
Owner/ Publisher: Researchranking.org (based on public data published by European Commission)
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.researchranking.org/index.php
Surveys/Sources for input data: CORDIS database: http://cordis.europa.eu/
Country level description: -
Next Release: -

Title: Human Resources & Labor Review (HRLR) by Chasecareer Network
Comparison: Whole University rankings
Countries/ Institutions covered: Global (University rankings)
Period: Annual
Description: The Human Resources & Labor Review (HRLR) is a non-partisan, neutral college / universities ranking system, created by a team of multi-national experts and is based on a Human Resources & Labor Review Index (HRI and LRI), which provides measurements of the universities graduates' performance.
Owner/ Publisher: Chasecareer Network
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.chasecareer.net/news_detail.php?id=61
Surveys/Sources for input data: -
Country level description: -
Next Release: Last release in December 2010

Title: International Student Barometer (ISB)
Comparison: Rankings of institutional characteristics
Countries/ Institutions covered: 22 countries; 700 Higher Education Institutions
Period: Bi-annual
Description: The International Student Barometer (ISB) is an independent survey that measures the experience of international students across 700 higher educational universities worldwide. The survey is made up of 68 questions and analyzes the satisfaction of learning, living and support for international students. This survey is done twice a year and is administered by i-graduate. Some factors which are measured during the survey include: - Living cost - Language support - Employability - Student advisory - Earning money - Careers advice - Work experience - International office - Counselling - Accommodation - Library - Worship facilities
Owner/ Publisher: i-graduate
Availability of Sources: Subscription services
Source 1: http://www.i-graduate.org/services/student_barometer.html
Source 2: http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=3&sqi=2&ved=0CC0QFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nusconnect.org.uk%2Fresourcehandler%2Fac1a0206-d043-47d3-a965-3aec85b746b7%2F&ei=gmitTfPDOtGu8QOIt_nyAQ&usg=AFQjCNFJi0wWCiBnwZBFisCZZx7Fgwkwzg
Surveys/Sources for input data: Online Survey feedbacks from students on various parameters
Country level description: International Student Barometer (ISB) has been adopted by over 160 institutions spanning across UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, continental Europe and the USA.
Next Release: The survey usually takes place twice a year autumn (post-arrival) and Summer (at the end of academic year)

Title: Indicators for Mapping & Profiling Internationalisation (IMPI)
Comparison: Rankings of institutional characteristics
Countries/ Institutions covered: EU institutions
Period: Ad-Hoc
Description: The IMPI project aims to develop and test a set of internationalisation indicators that can be used by European (and other) higher education institutions through the medium of an online interactive “toolkit”. The idea is to help HEIs gain insight into their performance in terms of internationalisation, and to help them organize their thinking with regard to possible measures for improvement. The toolkit aims to provide options for thoughtful comparison among institutions, or among units within the same institution. It will also offer opportunities for HEIs to develop their own individualised profiles for internationalisation. It comprises a large set of over 300 possible indicators grouped into action categories and related to five goal dimensions that have so far been identified as: • to enhance the quality of education • to enhance the quality of research • to prepare students effectively for life and work in an intercultural and globalising world • to enhance the international reputation and visibility of the unit • to provide service to society and community social engagement For each of these currently nine action dimensions are available: • Category 1: Students • Category 2: Staff • Category 3: Administration • Category 4: Funding and finance • Category 5: Curricula and Academic Services • Category 6: Research • Category 7: Promotion and Marketing • Category 8: Non-Academic Services, and Campus and Community life • Category 9: Other
Owner/ Publisher: CHE Consult GmbH (Centre for Higher Education Development) in Germany. ACA, NUFFIC, Perspektywy (of Poland), CampusFrance, and SIU (of Norway)
Availability of Sources: Report is available but detailed information requires institutional registration
Source 1: http://www.impi-project.eu/
Surveys/Sources for input data: Survey issued to partaking institutions
Next Release: The second round is expected to run until early 2012

Title: Association of Common wealth universities (ACU) Benchmarking Programme
Comparison: Institutional process comparisons
Countries/ Institutions covered: 16 universities from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the African continent, the United Kingdom and other parts of the Commonwealth
Period: Annual
Description: Since 1996, the ACU has run an international ‘university benchmarking programme’ for universities primarily from the commonwealth. Unlike most existing benchmarking initiatives, ACU focuses on the effectiveness of university-wide processes and policies and not narrow departmental functions. It is also not concerned primarily with generating marks or league tables of performance. Rather, through undertaking a series of activities, the process enables participants to learn from each other’s experience of difficulties and successes, across international boundaries. The assessment system used by the assessors is based on that used for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Awards in the USA and the European Quality Awards. Each framework or process contains a number of sub- topics, which are examined during the assessment. The criteria used are: - Approach - Application - Outcomes
Owner/ Publisher: The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Availability of Sources: Subscription services
Source 1: http://www.acu.ac.uk/member_services/benchmarking_programme/benchmarking_methodology
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Open questions on topics such as policy and strategy, implementation (e.g. management structure), monitoring and review, communication etc are devised and participating universities are required to provide written submission on the topics with supporting materials and evidences.
Country level description: -
Next Release: Reports are discussed at workshops/conferences held by the association. The 2011 results will be discussed at this year's workshop/ conference to be held in Wellington, New Zealand, hosted by the Victoria University of Wellington, from 22nd to the 24th August, 2011

Title: Benchmarking in European Higher Education Project
Comparison: Institutional process comparisons
Countries/ Institutions covered: European higher education institutions
Period: Ad-hoc
Description: First Phase (2006-08): studied the concepts and practices of benchmarking in order to improve and increase their usage in higher education. Second Phase (2008-10): - Four benchmarking groups of Higher education institutions for wide exchange, advice and best practices in workshops. These groups focus on governance, university-enterprise cooperation, curriculum reforms and lifelong learning - An online collaborative learning community (in a restricted are of the website) - Benchmarking tools (questionnaires, reports, handbooks of good practices) - A series of dissemination events
Owner/ Publisher: European Centre for Strategic Management of Universities (ESMU) Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE) International Centre for Higher Education Management (ICHEM) University of Bath Institute of Education (IoE), University of London
Availability of Sources: Public
Source 1: http://www.education-benchmarking.org/
Source 2: http://www.education-benchmarking.org/images/stories/FINDINGS.pdf
Surveys/Sources for input data: -
Country level description: -
Next Release: -

Title: OBHE (Observatory on Borderless Higher Education)
Comparison: Market data
Countries/ Institutions covered: OBHE includes more than 150 organisational members from 70 countries
Period: Ad-hoc
Description: OBHE provides insights into recent developments, universities' information, perspectives from university leaders, best practices in higher education, policy frameworks and cross border higher education insights.
Owner/ Publisher: OBHE (initiative between ACU and Universities UK ) In August 2010, the Observatory joined International Graduate Insight Group (i-graduate)
Availability of Sources: Subscription services
Source 1: http://www.obhe.ac.uk/about_us/about_the_observatory
Source 2: -
Surveys/Sources for input data: Subscribers of the OBHE membership are able to access research reports, articles, analysis, case studies generated by the OBHE. Non-subscribers also can purchase reports and articles on individual basis. OBHE conducts the research and analysis for its publications.
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