University of Gothenburg is the highest ranked university in the country (1st in Sweden and 120th in the world), according to the Ranking Web of World Universities (July 2011), ahead of Uppsala University (129th globally), Lund University (=140th globally), and Royal Institute of Technology (=140th globally). A total of 9 Swedish universities ranked in the world's top 500. The others are: Linköping University (148th), Stockholm University (265th), Umea University (330th), Chalmers University of Technology (393rd), Karolinska Institute (446th).

In another international ranking (4icu.org University Web Ranking 2011), Karolinska Institute is ranked No. 1 in Sweden, followed by Royal Institute of Technology (2nd), and Lund University (3rd).

According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2010-2011, Karolinska Institute is ranked 1st in the country and 43rd in the world. A total of six Swedish institutions ranked in the world's top 200:
Rank, Institution, (Global Rank)
1 Karolinska Institute (43)
2 Lund University (89)
3 Stockholm University (129)
4 Uppsala University (147)
5 Royal Institute of Technology (193)
6 Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (199)

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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