Times Higher Education (THE) has announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021, which underline the shifting strength of higher education and research around the world.

Report informs, this year, the list includes 1,527 educational institutions from 93 countries.

The top five universities included Oxford University (UK), Stanford University (USA), Harvard University (USA), California Institute of Technology (USA), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA).

Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual publication of university rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) magazine. The publisher had collaborated with Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) to publish the joint THE–QS World University Rankings from 2004 to 2009 before it turned to Thomson Reuters for a new ranking system from 2010–2013.