University rankings have gained popularity around the world and are now a significant factor shaping reputation. This second edition updates Ellen Hazelkorn's first comprehensive study of rankings from a global perspective, drawing in new original research and extensive analysis. It is essential reading for policymakers, managers and scholars.
Ellen Hazelkorn is Policy Advisor to the Higher Education Authority (HEA), and Emeritus Professor and Director, Higher Education Policy Research Unit (HEPRU), Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland. She is also President of the European Association of Institutional Research (EAIR), and a member the Advisory Board and Management Committee of the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), Institute of Education, University College London. Ellen publishes widely on issues of higher education policy, and works as a specialist with international organisations, governments, and universities around the world.