University of Cyprus and seven universities in Greece rank among the 1,000 best universities of the world, according to the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy ( http://www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2019.html).
University of Cyprus ranks 601-700 in the world ranking.
In Greece the National and kapodistrian University of Athens ranks 301-400. The list includes the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (401-500), the National Technical University of Athens (601-700), the University of Crete (701-800), the University of Ioannina (801-900), the University of Patras (901-1000) and the University of Thessaly (901-1000).
The five top universities in the world are: Harvard University, Stanford University, University of Cambridge,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and University of California Berkeley.