Category: Academics

  • A Former Student Remembers Paul Rabinow

    There was this one time, during my senior year at UC Berkeley, I showed up to Anthropology of the Contemporary about a half-hour early. It was held in one of the Anthro department conference rooms — the larger one, where the AUA meetings were held, at the intersection of the hall near the waiting room […]

  • Ranking of Public Universities Worldwide, 2020-21

    Rank Institution ARWU QS THE USNWR Average World Rank 1 University of California, Berkeley 🇺🇸 5 30 7 4 11.5 2 ETH Zürich 🇨🇭 20 6 14 26 16.5 3 University of California, Los Angeles 🇺🇸 13 36 15 13 19.25 4 University of Michigan 🇺🇸 22 21 22 17 20.5 5 University of Toronto […]

  • Ranking of Universities in the Benelux Union, 2020-21

    This is a ranking of the top 20 universities in the Benelux Union ranked relative to each other by average world rank for the year 2020-2021.  The ranking was created by using metadata sourced from the four prominent rankings of world universities (each ranking released in 2020): Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Quacquarelli Symonds […]

  • Ranking of Universities in the German-speaking World, 2020-21

    Published Feb. 13, 2021 by S. N. McGannon This is a ranking of the top 20 universities in the German-speaking world ranked relative to each other by average world rank for the year 2020-2021. In this ranking the “German-speaking world” is defined as being constituted by the following countries: Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. Also, […]

  • Ranking of Public Universities in the United States, 2020-21

    This is a ranking of the top 20 public universities in the United States ranked relative to each other by average world rank for the year 2020-2021.  The ranking was created by using metadata sourced from the four prominent rankings of world universities (each ranking released in 2020): Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Quacquarelli […]

  • Ranking of Universities in the United States, 2020-21

    This is a ranking of the top 20 universities in the United States ranked relative to each other by average world rank for the year 2020-2021. The ranking was created by using metadata sourced from the four prominent rankings of world universities (each ranking released in 2020): Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), Quacquarelli Symonds […]

  • Ranking of Universities in the non-English Speaking World, 2020-21

    This is a ranking of the top 25 universities in the non-English speaking world ranked relative to each other by average world rank for the year 2020. In this ranking the “non-English speaking world” is defined as all countries excluding the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The ranking was created by […]

  • Universities Should Pay to Bring International Students to Campus During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    “How can newly-matriculated international students secure the funds necessary to cover would-be additional costs during the COVID-19 pandemic?” By S N McGannon July 9, 2020 In my recent article (which you can read here) I suggest measures governments can implement to open up their countries to newly matriculated international students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most […]

  • How Governments Can Open Up Their Countries to International Students During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    How can a government open up their country to newly matriculated international students during the COVID-19 pandemic?