QS University Rankings: BRICS 2013

Welcome to the QS University Rankings: BRICS, a dedicated ranking of the top 100 universities in the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Find out which universities are the top performers in these key emerging economies, based on eight major performance indicators.

New for 2013/14, this university ranking has been developed in collaboration with the Russian news agency Interfax to reflect priorities and challenges for universities in the BRICS countries. It draws on two huge global surveys of academics and employers, combined with data on faculty/student ratio, research paper publications and citations, proportion of staff with a PhD, and percentages of international faculty and students.

Sort the table below by country and by indicator for more in-depth insights and to compare the top universities in the BRICS countries.

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QS BRICS Rankings® and QS Stars

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SIZE > 12,000 students

FOCUS Comprehensive


AGE Mature

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