The world’s best small universities 2016

The world’s best small universities 2016

In such intimate environments, students often feel part of a tight community, recognising the majority of their peers and professors on campus.

And yet even with fewer than 5,000 students, the best small universities offer a wide range of academic opportunities. All the universities featured in this ranking cover four or more broad subjects out of arts and humanities, engineering and technology, medicine, life sciences, physical sciences and social sciences.

Representing 10 different countries in Europe, Asia and the US, these are the best “tiny” universities.