Leiden Political Science and International Studies number 1 ranked in Netherlands
Leiden University’s Political Science and International Studies programmes have consolidated their firm academic reputation. In the 2017 QS World University Rankings, Leiden ranks 26th among the most valued institutes worldwide. Within the Netherlands, Leiden has retained the first position.
Leiden ranks highest in The Netherlands
The QS ranking is, of course, dominated by institutions in the United States and the United Kingdom. Nevertheless, Leiden holds on to its sixth place in Europe. Furthermore, Leiden is the highest ranking political science institute in The Netherlands.
Academic reputation, research impact, and employer reputation
The QS Rankings are published yearly. They measure academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact—based on global surveys of academics and employers, and on citation and productivity indices in the relevant subject.