Among the best in the QS ranking
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) had prepared again the ranking of higher education institutions from emerging European and Central-Asian countries. The list of 2022 compared all together 450 higher education institutions from the Central- and Eastern European and Central Asian regions.
Our university finished at the 26. place which is the best amongst Hungarian universities and it still belongs to the top 6%: it performed 193% better than the regional average and almost 97% better than the Hungarian average.
From Hungary all together 16 institutions were listed in the ranking, following ELTE is the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and University of Szeged in tie for the 29. place, then University of Debrecen (40.), University of Pécs (60.), Corvinus University of Budapest (68.), Pannon University (106.), Szent István University (110.), University of Miskolc (140.), Széchenyi István University from Győr (150.) and Óbuda University (186.). After that the list only mentions categories in which Pázmány Péter Catholic University is between 231 and 240, University of Sopron is between 251 and 300, Eszterházy Károly Catholic University and University of Nyíregyháza are between 301 and 350 and Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church is between 351 and 400.
Last year the ranking listed 400 higher education institutions, this year it was extended to 450. They examined 10 indicators which were weighted differently in the summarized results. Amongst the indicators were academic and employment reputation, the ratio of teachers and students and the number of publications and citation. They also took into consideration the ratio of teachers with a PhD, the web influence and the ratio of foreign teachers and students. More information on the methodology of the ranking is available here.
Higher education institutions from Russia and Turkey were listed the most in the regional QS ranking, the first place went to Lomonosov Moscow State University, second place to Charles University in Prague and third place to Saint Petersburg University. Detailed results are available at the website of the QS ranking, and more information on the position of ELTE in Hungarian and international rankings are detailed in this summary (Hungarian).