Seven Dutch universities in top 100

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5 October 2006, AMSTERDAM — Seven Dutch universities were included on Thursday in a list of the world's top 100 universities.

5 October 2006

AMSTERDAM — Seven Dutch universities were included on Thursday in a list of the world's top 100 universities.

The Netherlands and Australia finished equal third on the rankings, each with seven universities listed.

In a list compiled by British newspaper 'The Times', the US topped the rankings, with 33 universities, followed by the UK with 15.

Ranked 67th, the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven is the Netherlands' top ranked tertiary institute, followed by the Universiteit van Amsterdam in 69th place.

Other universities mentioned are the Technische Universiteit Delft (86th), the Universiteit Leiden (90th), Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (92nd) and the Universiteit Utrecht (95th).

Wageningen Universiteit was the lowest ranked Dutch university, but still scraped into the top 100, finishing with a ranking of 97.

The winner was Harvard University in the US, the same as it was last year.

Second and third place was taken out by the University of Cambridge and Oxford University in the UK respectively.

[Copyright Expatica News 2006]

Subject: Dutch news

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