UvA global rankings
|US News Best Global Universities||40th|
|QS World University Rankings||55th|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||66th|
|Academic Ranking of World Universities||101-150th|
US News Best Global Universities
- The UvA is ranked among the top 10 best universities in Europe in the US News rankings of Best Global Universities, and ranks 40th worldwide.
- In their subject rankings, the UvA is in 15th place for Psychology/Psychiatry and 21st place for Arts and Humanities.
QS World University Rankings
- The UvA is ranked 55th in the 2021-2022 QS Rankings. The UvA is one of two Dutch universities in the top 100.
- The QS World University Rankings are compiled based on six criteria: academic reputation (40%), employer reputation (10%), citations per faculty (20%), student to faculty ration (20%), international faculty (5%) and international students (5%).
QS World Rankings by Subject
- In the 2021 edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject the UvA was listed as number one in the world for Communication Science and Media Studies.
- Dentistry (a joint UvA-VU programme) is ranked third globally.
See the QS Rankings website to find out more about the ranking methodology and scores.
- Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking)
- As in previous years, the UvA is listed in the 101-150 group in the 2020 worldwide top-500 ARWU ranking.
See the ARWU website to find out more about the ranking methodology and scores.
ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
- In the 2021 ARWU Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, published on 26 May 2021, the UvA is ranked in first place globally in the field of Communication.
- Other UvA disciplines with high rankings include Sociology (11), Psychology (14), Dentistry & Oral Sciences (18) and Political Science (19).
- Leiden Ranking