The 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is released today by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Starting from a decade ago, ARWU has been presenting the world Top 500 universities annually based on transparent methodology and reliable data. It has been recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one.
The 5th International Conference on World-class Universities (WCU-5) will be held between November 3 and 6, 2013 at Shanghai, China. The theme is "Global Outreach of World-Class Universities: How It is Affecting Higher Education".
The Global Research University Profiles (GRUP) project was conducted by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2011.