Times Higher Education ranked the best 'small universities'. In that ranking Hasselt University achieved the 15th spot.
In the THE-raking of universities established between 1967 and 1985 (Generation X) we hold the 41st spot.
Hasselt University is ranked 73rd in the Times Higher Education-ranking of universities younger than 50 years.
Hasselt University is an innovative university which has a pronounced international orientation. It stands for excellence in education, top research in spearhead fields and active commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship. This is reflected by its ranking amongst the best 4% universities worldwide in U-Multirank 2017. The overall objective is to combine academic excellence with economic and social relevance. Hasselt University has an extensive international network and is a partner in a variety of international research and education projects.