Still among the international elite

The University of Debrecen still maintains its leading position, ranking as the best provincial Hungarian university on the list of the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). The organisation published its ranking of universities for 2018/2019 last Monday.

The University of Debrecen has finished among the best this year, too, among Hungarian universities, ranking 696 on the list, making it into the top 2.5% of global institutions of higher education.

The University of Debrecen is joined on this list by five further Hungarian universities: Eötvös Loránd University of Arts and Sciences , Semmelweis Medical University, Egyetem,  Szeged University of Arts and Sciences. Pécs University of Arts and Sciences and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

CWUR  ranks universities on the basis of eight aspects: quality of education (25%), graduate employmen (25%), teachers’ excellence (25%), number of publications (5%), influence of scientific research published in prestigious journals (5%), citation ratio (5%), extensive influence based on h-index (5%), and the number of patents (5%). In terms of Citations, the University of Debrecen ranks second among Hungarian universities.

The first three places in the ranking are taken by USA universities, followed in fourth and fifth places by universities in the UK.

1. Harvard University
2. Stanford University
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
4. University of Cambridge
5. University of Oxford

Hungarian universities:
413.  Eötvös Loránd University of Arts and Sciences
658.  Semmelweis University
696.  University of Debrecen
758.  Szegedi University of Arts and Sciences
823.  Budapesti University of Technology and Economics
948.  Pécs University of Arts and Sciences

CWUR 2018-2019:
Hungarian Universities on the CWUR ranking:


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