Originally posted on Registrarism:
More details on Latin America from the QS rankings
A post from some time ago noted the new found enthusiasm in Latin America for rankings. This has been borne out by the publication in 2011 and now 2012 of a specific Latin american league table by QS.
The introduction to the table notes that
QS University Rankings: Latin America was published for the first time in 2011, this generated a huge amount of interest, both within the region and further afield.
This is perhaps unsurprising: Latin America is a hugely dynamic, fast-growing continent, that has recently identified higher education as key to its development, yet in global rankings it has mostly been conspicuous by its absence.
As in 2011, the rankings adopt the principles of the QS World University Rankings, augmented with measures of particular regional application.
Academic and employer reputation surveys remain the backbone of our approach…
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