Top Universities Scraper

  • vbartonicek/topuniversities-scraper
  • Modified
  • Users 326
  • Runs 23.4k
  • Created by Author's avatarVratislav Bartonicek

Scrapes the QS World University Rankings to get a list of the top universities.

To run the code examples, you need to have an Apify account. Replace <YOUR_API_TOKEN> in the code with your API token. For a more detailed explanation, please read about running actors via the API in Apify Docs.

import { ApifyClient } from 'apify-client';

// Initialize the ApifyClient with API token
const client = new ApifyClient({
    token: '<YOUR_API_TOKEN>',

// Prepare actor input
const input = {
    "mode": "basic",
    "maxItems": 10,
    "year": "2022",
    "country": "All countries",
    "proxy": {
        "useApifyProxy": true

(async () => {
    // Run the actor and wait for it to finish
    const run = await"vbartonicek/topuniversities-scraper").call(input);

    // Fetch and print actor results from the run's dataset (if any)
    console.log('Results from dataset');
    const { items } = await client.dataset(run.defaultDatasetId).listItems();
    items.forEach((item) => {