Wageningen University is the best agricultural university in the world according to the National Taiwan University Ranking 2016. UC Davis and Cornell University are placed second and third.
The NTU Ranking is a performance ranking for world universities based on the production and impact of their scientific papers. It is a reliable ranking for universities devoted to scientific research. It is entirely based on statistics of scientific papers which reflect three major performances: research productivity, research impact, and research excellence. In addition to the overall performance ranking, they make 6 field-based rankings and 14 subject-based rankings.
Top in Agriculture, Plant & Animal and Environment & Ecology
In the field of Agriculture, Wageningen University scores first for the fourth year in a row. In the subject of Agricultural Sciences, Wageningen University scores first, in Plant and Animal Sciences second, and in the subject of Environment and Ecology also second in the world. Overall, Wageningen University rises to the 146th place.
The NTU Ranking is based on the WOS en ESI databases of Thomson Reuters.