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Saturday, July 28, 2018

The 17 best universities in the world to study math | Business Insider

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This post has been translated from French.
  • When undertaking mathematics, the establishment you choose for your studies can have a considerable impact.
  • To produce its Global Ranking of Mathematics 2018, ShanghaiRanking looked at factors including how many Field Medalists had studied at each institution.
  • The ranking shows that the majority of the best universities for mathematics are in the US.

"If you're hoping to study maths and one day hope to get a Fields Medal of your own, the establishment you select for your studies can make all the difference" summarizes, Business Insider France.

Those wanting to achieve a prestigious degree in mathematics should head to the USA.
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After looking at over 1600 universities across 83 countries, ShanghaiRanking's has produced its Global Ranking of Mathematics 2018 — to qualify, universities needed a minimum number of research publications between 2012 and 2016.

In order to produce the mathematics ranking, the number of former students and teachers who had received either a Nobel Prize or Fields Medal — a prize awarded to up to four mathematicians below 40 years of age at the International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) every four years — was counted, as well as the number of researchers most cited within their own fields and those whose work had been published in select scientific reviews.

Here are the 17 best universities to study math according to the ranking. 
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Source: Business Insider