Time Higher Education (THE) published the world’s first ranking for universities in BRICS and other emerging economies after its world’s universities ranking was released in October 2013. Why does THE make this ranking? What kind of message does it want to convey to us? With these questions, People’s Daily Online had an exclusive interview with THE’s editor Phil Bety.
With half of the top 10 positions, China is confirmed as the strongest nation in the world's first ranking of universities in BRICS & Emerging Economies. China is home to almost half of the universities in the table – 44 out of 100.