Oxford University of the United Kingdom has been ranked first in an international league table for the fourth year in a row.The annual Times Higher Education world rankings put Cambridge in third place and Imperial College London in tenth.
US universities continue to dominate the rankings, taking seven of the top 10 places and 60 out of the top 200, reports BBC.
Asian university systems are catching up - with China and Japan continuing to perform strongly in the rankings.
Top 10 Times Higher Education World University Rankings:
1. Oxford2. California Institute of Technology
5. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
10.Imperial College London