The Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings identified these to be the world's top 100 universities in 2008. These institutions represent 20 countries with Israel represented for the first time. Whilst North America dominates with 42 universities, Europe and Asia Pacific are well represented with 36 and 22 respectively.
1 HARVARD University
2 YALE University
3 University of CAMBRIDGE
4 University of OXFORD
5 CALIFORNIA Institute of Technology (Calt...
6 IMPERIAL College London
7 UCL (University College London)
8 University of CHICAGO
9 MASSACHUSETTS Institute of Technology (M...
10 COLUMBIA University