The Guardian, 31 May 2012
South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology has topped a list of the best universities under the age of 50.
The inaugural rankings by Times Higher Education (THE) aim to show "which nations are challenging the US and UK as the next higher education powerhouses". Swiss university, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne follows in second place.
Six countries are represented in the top 10 - South Korea, Switzerland, Hong Kong, US, France and the UK, making it more diverse than the traditional world top 100 which is usually dominated by US and UK institutions. Full story