School of Informatics


Edinburgh Computer Science #14 in annual world THE ranking

The University of Edinburgh is ranked #14 in the 2018 Times Higher Education World Computer Science subject ranking.


The global subject rankings for Engineering and Technology, and Computer Science have been announced on 17th October.

This is only the second year Computer Science was included in the ranking as a separate subject area: previously University of Edinburgh was ranked #16.

The Times Higher Education World University Ranking is published annually. Since 2010, it uses methodology containing 13 separate indicators grouped under five categories: teaching (30 percent of final score), research (30 percent), citations (research impact) (worth 32.5 percent), international mix (5 percent), industry income (2.5 percent).

The subject-specific tables follow the publication of the overall THE World University Rankings 2018, which was revealed on 5 September. The University of Edinburgh is ranked #27 in the overall ranking.

Engineering & Technology results were also published on 17th October with the University ranked #45, up from #59 in 2016.

Useful links

Full ranking by subject

World University Rankings 2018