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THE Young University Rankings 2022: the first place is French!

It's historic! For the first time, a French university dominates the ranking "Young University Rankings" fromTimes Higher Education. With a score of 76.6, thePSL University (Paris Sciences Literature)takes first place, ahead of the Nanyang Technological University of Singapore, defending champion. The Young University Rankings only rates universities under 50, using the same criteria as the Times Higher Education's flagship ranking, the World University Rankings. 

PSL (Paris Sciences Lettres), first world university in THE Young University Rankings 2022

Formed in 2010, PSL is the grouping of 11 French schools. With 20,547 students, 25% of whom are international students, PSL University (Paris Sciences Lettres) has risen to first position in the THE Young University Rankings 2022. The ranking evaluates more than 500 establishments under 50 years old each year, on the based on 13 indicators relating to teaching, research, citations, international openness and industry income. A historic performance, since it is only the second time that THE Young University Rankings has been dominated by a non-Asian university (the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne held first place from 2015 to 2017).

24 French universities ranked, including 5 in the top 20

If the first place of PSL is remarkable, the other French universities do not have to be ashamed of their performance. We find in particularthe Polytechnic Institute of Parisin 6th place,Sorbonne Universityin 12th place,the University of ParisandParis-Saclay Universityin 18th place. The representatives of French higher education in this ranking show particularly high scores with regard to international openness, with an average of 69 out of 100. 

The 2022 edition ofTHE Young University Rankingshighlights the effectiveness ofgrouping strategiesFrench higher education establishments, from which the best tricolor students come, PSL and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris. An effective way to cope with the galloping competition from Asian universities, but perhaps also, in the longer term, the American and British behemoths which have dominated for years the flagship ranking of the Times Higher Education, the World University Rankings._cc781905 -5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_

Honorable mention to all ranked French universities: 
1st place: Paris Sciences and Letters - PSL Research University Paris
6th place: Polytechnic Institute of Paris
12th place: Sorbonne University
18th place: University of Paris
18ᵉ place: Paris-Saclay University
44th place: IMT Atlantique
61st place: University of Montpellier
62nd place: Aix-Marseille University
65th place: University of Bordeaux 
91ᵉ: Grenoble Alpes University
91ᵉ: The Agro Institute
99th: Central Nantes
104ᵉ: University of the French Riviera
156ᵉ: Federal University of Toulouse-Midi-Pyrénées
162nd: CY Cergy Paris University
176ᵉ: Burgundy Franche-Comté University (UBFC)
196ᵉ: University of Lorraine
201-250ᵉ: Clermont Auvergne University
251-300ᵉ: Normandy University
301-350ᵉ: Compiègne University of Technology
301-305ᵉ: Troyes University of Technology
351-400ᵉ: Hauts-de-France Polytechnic University
351-400ᵉ: Lumière Lyon 2 University
401ᵉ +: Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University

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