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The University of Oxford has been ranked 3rd in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for Modern Languages, just behind Harvard University and the University of Cambridge, with the coveted top five-star rating for research, innovation, and teaching.

The QS World University Rankings are an annual league table that comprehensively critique the world's top universities in a wide range of subject areas, paying special attention to research and reputation.

Oxford was one of just seven UK institutions to be ranked in the top 50:

Rank University Overall Score QS Stars
(1) (Harvard University) (100.0)
2 University of Cambridge 98.2
3 University of Oxford 98.0
16 UCL (University College, London) 84.9  
21 University of Edinburgh 83.6  
=25 University of Manchester 82.9  
49 King's College, London (KCL) 78.7  
50 University of Warwick 78.6  

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