According to the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 Rankings 2015, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne was ranked 1st worldwide among the top universities under 50 years old, followed by Pohang University of Science and Technology (Postech) in 2nd place.

University of California, Irvine was ranked 1st among U.S. universities under 50 years old and 7th worldwide, according to Times Higher Education. UC Irvine has been the top U.S. university and in the top 10 worldwide each year since the THE’s “100 Under 50” rankings were introduced three years ago.

Heriot-Watt University was ranked 10th in the UK and 77th globally. It was also ranked 11th world-wide and 1st in Scotland for international outlook in the Times Higher’s 2015 league table for the world’s top 100 universities under fifty years old.

Six Spanish universities were placed in the ranking. They are: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (ranked 12th worldwide, 5th in Europe and 1st in Spain), the Autonomous University of Barcelona (29th), the Autonomous University of Madrid (46th), Rovira i Virgili University (80th), the University of Vigo (88th) and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (97th).

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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