A list of the top 400 universities in the world, developed by the British Times Higher Education magazine, ranked first in the California Institute of Technology in the United States.
The center specializes in science and technology, located in the city of Pasadena and known as Caltech, is a relatively small institution with 2,000 students.
Harvard University was moved to second place, tied with another University of California, Stanford.
According to the results of the survey, 75 of the first 200 schools are in the U.S..
The University of Sao Paulo in Brazil is ranked 178.