Dutch universities in world top

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Dutch universities once again rank high on one of the most important worldwide lists. After the United States and the United Kingdom, the Netherlands is the best represented country in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking. Last year, seven Dutch universities were in the top 100, this year there are eight.The thirteen Dutch universities are all in the top-250. Worldwide there are more than 30,000 universities. The Leiden university is the highest ranking Dutch university, on number 67. New in the top-100 is the Maastricht university.

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The Times Higher Education ranking list concerns the research done at the university, and the education.

In three other commonly used worldwide rankings, such as the Academic Ranking of World Universities, announced in August, the Dutch universities are also in the top 400.