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JSU ranked 47th in the 2016 Global University Rankings

2016-10-12

Recently, CWTS of Leiden University released its 2016 Global University Rankings, which are based on the thesis database in the Web of Science from 2011 to 2014. The rankings evaluate universities according to the number of published papers and 50%, 10% or the top 1% of paper citations in various fields. There are 842 universities from all over the world on the rankings list in total. China takes 133 spots, including 108 in Mainland China, 6 in Hong Kong, and 19 in Taiwan. The thesis data from the Web of Science shows that in the past four years, JSU posted 2,586 theses in the Web of Science. 189 rank among the top 10% of paper citations, placing JSU at 47thin Mainland Chinese Universities and 6thin Jiangsu Province.

Leiden University, one of the most prestigious universities in Europe, was founded in 1575. As one of the most venerable institutions of higher education in the Kingdom of the Netherlands it has produced a large number of outstanding thinkers who affect the process of human civilization including Descartes, Rembrandt Long, Spinoza. Other scientific and literary masters include Lorentz, Einstein, Fermi and other 16 Nobel Prize winners, America's sixth president John Quincy Adams, the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, South African President Nelson Mandela, nine other heads of state, the current Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and 10 other leaders of the Netherlands. The rankings of global universities released by Leiden University CWTS, is an authoritative globally recognized ranking.