30/01/2014 08:44 GMT | Updated 30/01/2014 08:59 GMT

The Top Young Universities In The World, According to QS Rankings

Universities from Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea took the top five positions in this year’s QS Top 50 under 50 rankings.

The league table ranks universities which have been established within the past 50 years. Australia also triumphs with eight institutions featured, the most out of the 27 countries represented, followed by Spain with five.

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