How we engage with governments

We work with governments seeking change and socioeconomic development through higher education.

Transforming global higher education policy 

Our world-leading data, insights, and expertise set and shape higher education policy globally.

Strategy transformation

We partner with governments to align their national higher education research goals with socioeconomic needs through our decades of expertise and data.

 

Future policy planning

With verifiable, comparable, and referenced data, use QS insights to create effective, transformational policy. 

Sustainability

Learn how the sector is engaged in the world’s most pressing sustainability challengesusing data on research, social outcomes, and governance.

Quality assurance

Ensure your country’s universities contribute to broader national objectives through globally-recognised frameworks. 

Collaboration and partnership

Engage in joint strategic projects and initiatives, utilise our convening power to share your message, and forge new partnerships. 

Mobility, internationalisation and transnational education

Tap into the global talent pool of students and faculty by building your higher education sector’s reputation and simplifying transnational education.

Digital and AI Maturity

Navigate digital maturity and AI adoption with our resources, expertise and strategies. 

Our solutions

 

Strategic transformation

Align national higher education and research goals with socioeconomic needs through decades of expertise and data. 

Future policy planning

With verifiable, comparable, and referenced data, use QS insights to create effective, transformational policy. 

Sustainability

Learn how the sector is engaged in the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges, using data on research, social outcomes, and governance.

Quality assurance

Ensure your country’s universities contribute to broader national objectives through globally-recognised frameworks. 

Collaboration and partnership

Engage in joint strategic projects and initiatives, utilise our convening power to share your message, and forge new partnerships. 

Mobility, internationalisation and transnational education

Tap into the global talent pool of students and faculty by building your higher education sector’s reputation and simplifying transnational education.

Digital and AI Maturity

Navigate digital maturity and AI adoption with our resources, expertise and strategies. 

1bn

at QS, it's our vision to empower a billion future learners.

Government engagement formats

Our approach to collaborating with governments and public agencies is tailored to the goals and impact you want to have.

Strategic partnerships
  1. Support for Ministries of Education
  2. Ongoing strategic initiatives to achieve national goals
  3. Engagement with embassies
Advisory services and data analytics
  1. Roundtables and consultation with public officials
  2. Country overviews and higher education performance benchmarks
  3. Programme implementation and performance tracking
Professional conferences and summits
  1. Keynote speeches at QS-organised events with sector leaders
  2. Ministerial round tables
  3. Profile building through interviews and publications

Government engagement formats

Our approach to collaborating with governments and public agencies is tailored to the goals and impact you want to have.

Strategic partnerships

  1. Support for Ministries of Education
  2. Ongoing strategic initiatives to achieve national goals
  3. Engagement with embassies

Advisory services and data analytics

  1. Roundtables and consultation with public officials
  2. Country overviews and higher education performance benchmarks
  3. Programme implementation and performance tracking

Professional conferences and summits

  1. Keynote speeches at QS-organised events with sector leaders
  2. Ministerial round tables
  3. Profile building through interviews and publications

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Why collaborate with QS?

We’re a trusted source of analytics and expertise for students, employers, universities and policy makers who are seeking an unbiased perspective on global higher education.  

More than 1m views

Our flagship rankings were viewed a record-breaking 1.2m times in 24 hours.

800+ higher ed experts

We are a passionate community of global higher education experts in 41 locations.

74,000 students, 102 cities

We support students at more than 200 student fairs and events every year.

4,700 higher ed institutions

We connect with institutions across the globe at our conferences and forums.

Why collaborate with QS?

We reach key global stakeholders. Students, employers, governments, thinkers and policy makers look to QS for guidance, insights and advice. We’re a trusted source of information for those seeking an unbiased perspective on global higher education.

1,500+ institutions ranked across 106 countries and territories
Over 1 billion data points generated through our global network
The world’s most cited university rankings (Meltwater, 2023)
Top Google search results rankings across 400,000 industry keywords

Our thought leaders

Our convening power and global network

State leaders, heads of governments, and ministers speak at our higher education summits and conferences to strengthen the reputation of their countries, showcase their excellence, and convey their messages to global audiences. 

Summits and conferences

Ministries of education use our data and insights to identify the gaps between the status quo and their strategic aspirations. We help them to make informed decisions on the allocation of human, organisational, and financial resources and development of strategic partnerships.

University rankings

Governments globally use the QS World University Rankings as a quality standard to attract the best talent from the world’s universities to study. 

Student recruitment events

“Study in…” agencies build their global outreach by actively participating in our international student recruitment events.

Frameworks and quality assurance

Government higher education agencies and departments use our frameworks for optimised quality assurance and improved outcomes.

Our partners around the world

 

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