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High score for Tilburg University economics research

Published: 19th May 2020 Last updated: 19th May 2020

In the recently published ‘Tilburg University Top 100 of Economics Schools Research Ranking 2015-2019’, Tilburg University emerges as the Dutch university publishing most frequently in the most prestigious scientific journals. In the world university rankings, Tilburg University ranks in 42nd place.

This EconTop ranking of research institutes is based on the number of publications in the most important journals in economic sciences in the period from 2015 to 2019. American research institutes take the lead in the ranking. This year, the University of Chicago took over the first position from Harvard University, who headed the list for years. In the Netherlands, Tilburg University is followed by VU University (47th), Erasmus University Rotterdam (50th), the University of Amsterdam (51st) and Maastricht University (59th). Within Europe, Tilburg University ranks 15th. The other Dutch universities mentioned above are all in the European top 25.


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