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The Times Higher Education world's most international universities list features nine Irish colleges


Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the top 200 most outward-looking institutions.  Nine Irish higher education institutions have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the world . 

  • Trinity College Dublin in 40th position
  • Royal College of Surgeons - 46th 
  • UCD - 74th
  • DCU - 138th
  • NUI Galway  & University of Limerick jointly hold  139th position
  • Maynooth University - 146th 
  • UCC -147th 
  • DIT - 172nd 

Times Higher Education used the ‘international outlook’ indicator of the World University Rankings to create this list where all institutions in the top 800 of the ranking have been considered. THE look at both the diversity of a university’s student body and the extent to which its academics collaborate with international colleagues, which indicate how global an institution really is, and these factors were among the 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators that allowed Times Higher Education to produce the most comprehensive global university ranking in the world.