Other Belgian universities dropped down the rankings as well. Ghent university landed the 129th spot (122 in 2013) and the Francophone Catholic Louvain-la-Neuve University made 154 (138 in 2013). The Francophone Brussels University (ULB), Free University Brussels (VUB) and Antwerp University (UA), Liège University, respectively ended up on the 173rd , 181st , 205th and 272nd place.
According to the rankings, the best universities in the world remain the same as last year: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), followed by Cambridge and the Imperial College London. Harvard and Oxford complete the top 5.