Government engagement

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

Our global network 

Countries across the Global North, knowledge economies, and developing regions rely on QS to drive impactful change. Our world-leading data, insights, and expertise shape and transform higher education policy globally. 

 

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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

Understand how the higher education sector is engaged with the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges with data on academic quality, research, social outcomes, and suitable 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 international students and faculty by building your higher education sector’s reputation and simplify transnational education with expertise and professional solutions and services. 

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

Understand how the higher education sector is engaged with the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges with data on academic quality, research, social outcomes, and suitable 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 international students and faculty by building your higher education sector’s reputation and simplify transnational education with expertise and professional solutions and services. 

Digital and AI Maturity

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

Government engagement formats

 

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

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

Partnering with governments

Summits and conferences

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. 

University rankings

Ministries of Education use our data and insights to identify the gaps between the status quo and strategic aspirations and make informed decisions on allocation of human, organisational, and financial resources and development of strategic partnerships that may help bridge these gaps. 

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 use our frameworks for optimised quality assurance and improved outcomes 

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. 
Ministries of Education use our data and insights to identify the gaps between the status quo and strategic aspirations and make informed decisions on allocation of human, organisational, and financial resources and development of strategic partnerships that may help bridge these gaps. 
Governments globally use the QS World University Rankings as a quality standard to attract the best talent from the world’s universities to study. 
QS Student Recruitment Fairs
“Study in…” agencies build their global outreach by actively participating in our international student recruitment events. 
Government Higher Education Agencies use our frameworks for optimised quality assurance and improved outcomes 

Government representatives at QS Summits (example for stage version)

We have an excellent and exemplary partnership with QS Quacquarelli Symonds. Thanks to the fruitful cooperation with the regional office of QS, our universities and colleges are making amendments to their strategies, we are carefully choosing our key performance indicators, and our national higher education policy is now following the latest amendments to QS methodologies

 

 

 

 

 

Mr Sayasat Nurbek, the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, speech at QS Higher Education Summit Asia Pacific 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Thanks to the fruitful cooperation with the regional office of QS, our universities and colleges are making amendments to their strategies, we are carefully choosing our key performance indicators, and our national higher education policy is now following the latest amendments to QS methodologies.

Mr Sayasat Nurbek, the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, speech at QS Higher Education Summit Asia Pacific 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

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