World-class Universities? Interrogating the Biases and Coloniality of Global University Rankings

Tiffany Nassiri-Ansari and David McCoy (2023). World-class Universities? Interrogating the Biases and Coloniality of Global University Rankings. UNU International Institute for Global Health.

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  • Author Tiffany Nassiri-Ansari
    David McCoy
    Title World-class Universities? Interrogating the Biases and Coloniality of Global University Rankings
    Publication Date 2023-02
    Place of Publication Kuala Lumpur
    Publisher UNU International Institute for Global Health
    Pages 25
    Language eng
    Abstract This briefing paper describes and critically appraises two of the most prominent global university ranking systems: the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). It also describes the only subject-specific ranking system for the discipline of public health as well as two new initiatives aimed at ranking universities according to their performance in contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals.
    UNBIS Thesaurus ACADEMIC DEGREES
    UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES
    DECOLONIZATION
    Keyword Coloniality
    Knowledge
    Copyright Holder UNU-IIGH
    Copyright Year 2023
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    DOI 10.37941/PB/2023/1
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