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11 September 2012, 11:52 | Updated: 11 September 2012, 11:57
Four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK, and two of them are in London, according to a new league table.
Cambridge University has ended it's two-year run as the best university worldwide, slipping down to second place behind the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the annual QS World University Rankings.
University College London (UCL) was in fourth place, Oxford in fifth, and Imperial College London in sixth.
The other universities in the top 10 were all institutions in the United States.