QU TOPS YOUNG UNIVERSITY RANKING IN MIDDLE EAST

Qatar University (QU) has been ranked 37 in the 'QS Top 50 Under 50' 2018 ranking among the world's leading young universities founded less than 50 years ago.

The announcement was recently made on the QS website, naming QU 37th among the top young universities in the world, and the first in the Arab world and the Middle East region.

In the 2018 edition, QU improved by 12 places as it was ranked 49 in the 'QS Top 50 Under 50' 2016-2017. This improvement is the highest among all the top 50 universities, making QU the 'Fastest Rising Young University', according to a press statement.

For the first time, the 'QS Top 50 Under 50' ranking includes the 'Top 50 Under 50' and the 'Next 100 Under 50' - enumerating, in total, the world's 150 leading institutions founded after 1967. This year's ranking includes universities from 25 different countries.

Source: Government of Qatar