The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, MIT adopted a European polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction in applied science and engineering.
The California Institute of Technology (abbreviated Caltech) is a private doctorate-granting university located in Pasadena, California, United States. Known for its strength in science and engineering, it is often ranked as one of the world's top-ten universities.
The University is a confederation of Schools, Faculties, Departments and Colleges. The Colleges are governed by their own statutes and regulations, but are integral to the make-up of the University of Cambridge. Colleges Students live, eat and socialise in one of the University’s 31 autonomous Colleges.
UCL Innovation & Enterprise Innovation and enterprise at UCL is all about making a positive difference to the wider world. Students and staff at UCL generate amazing ideas, technologies and discoveries: by working with us and our business and innovation partners, we can use these innovatively and enterprisingly to support society and the economy, people and places.
ETH Zurich’s overall slight lead is largely due to the strength of its international reputation. In the large global surveys of academics and employers conducted by QS, the Zurich school is currently rated 19 th in the world by academics and 28 th by employers.