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Times Higher Education Scraper

kyrylobulat/times-higher-education-rankings-scraper

Scrapes the Times Higher Education Rankings to get a list of the top universities.

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Author's avatarKyrylo Bulat
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Times Higher Education Scraper

An API to get a list of top universities and their scores based on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in various formats (HTML table, JSON, CSV, Excel, XML or RSS feed).

Features

This scraper allows you to:

  • get data from "Scores" tab of World University Rankings pages.

Future plans

  • Scraping data from "Ranking" tab of World University Rankings pages
  • Adding filters by:
    • country/region
    • subject

Input parameters

The input of this scraper should be JSON containing the filter for the year of ranking that should be scrapped. Required fields are:

Field Type Description
year String Select a year of the rankings

Input example

{
    "year": "2022"
}

Times Higher Education output format

The actor stores its results in a dataset. Each item is a separate item in the dataset.

Field Description
rank Rank of the university
name Name of the university
detailLink Link to the detail of the university
country Country of the university
overallScore Overall score
teachingScore Teaching score
researchScore Research score
citationsScore Citations score
industryIncomeScore Industry income score
internationalOutlookScore International outlook score

Scraped Times Higher Education university scores

{
    "rank": "1",
    "name": "University of Oxford",
    "detailLink": "https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/university-oxford",
    "country": "United Kingdom",
    "overallScore": "96.0",
    "teachingScore": "91.8",
    "researchScore": "99.5",
    "citationsScore": "99.1",
    "industryIncomeScore": "67.0",
    "internationalOutlookScore": "96.3"
}

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