Jan 30, 2017 04:17 AM EST
The advancement of technology is coupled with knowledge because both cannot exist without the other. And universities are the main source when it comes to knowledge. But which cities contain the most leading universities?
In order to find out which metro around the world has the most leading universities in them, Martin Prosperity used the latest data from the World University Ranking of Times Higher Education. The data revealed that Los Angeles and London tie in first place with four leading universities found in both areas.
Hong Kong, Boston/Cambridge, and Berlin occupy the second place with three leading universities in them. Third place, on the other hand, is shared by 14 cities which have two leading universities found in each city. These 14 cities include Beijing, New York, Chicago, Singapore, Atlanta, Sydney, Melbourne, Pittsburgh, Stockholm, Munich, Liege, The Hague, Durham/Chapel Hill, and Utrecht. Below are the details which universities are in each of these metros.
Los Angeles - UCLA, University of California - Irvine, California Institute of Technology, and University of Southern California
London - King's College, Imperial College London, London School of Economics and Political Science, and University College London
Boston/Cambridge - MIT, Boston University, Harvard University
Hong Kong - Chines University of Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Berlin - Humboldt University, Technical University of Berlin, and Free University of Berlin
Atlanta - Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology
Beijing - Peking University and Tsinghua University
Chicago - Northwestern University and University of Chicago
Durham/Chapel Hill - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University
Liege - RWTH Aachen University and Maastricht University
Melbourne - Monash University and University of Melbourne
Munich - Technical University of Munich and LMU Munich
New York - New York University and Columbia University
Pittsburgh - Carnegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh
Singapore - Nanyang Technological University and Singapore National University
Stockholm - Uppsala University and Karolinska Institute
Sydney - the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales
The Hague - Leiden University and Delft University of Technology
Utrecht - Utrecht University and the Wageningen University
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