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China dominates BRICS rankings

Chinese universities make up seven of the top ten institutions in the first dedicated ranking of universities in the BRICS nations—Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa—by the UK company QS.

The Quacquarelli Symonds ranking, published on 17 December, lists the top 100 universities in the countries. China is ahead of the others, with a total of 22 universities in the top 50. It is followed by: Brazil, which has 11 universities in the top 50; Russia with seven; India with six; and South Africa with four. In total, China has 40 universities among the 100 listed, while Russia has 19, Brazil 17, India 16 and South Africa eight.

The list is topped by two Chinese institutions, Tsinghua University and Peking University while the others in the top 10 are: Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia; Fudan University, Nanjing University, the University of Science and Technology and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, each in China; University of São Paulo in Brazil; Zhejiang University, also in China; and the University of Campinas, again in Brazil.

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