ELTE remains Hungary’s Top University

ELTE remains Hungary’s Top University HU
Our institution has secured the 544th place in the CWUR global higher education rankings this year, placing it within the top 2.6% of universities worldwide. ELTE has maintained its leading position in Hungary since 2014.

The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) released its 2024 global university rankings on 15 May, evaluating nearly 21,000 institutions to create the list of the world's top 2,000 universities. Since 2012, CWUR has been assessing higher education institutions based on the quality of education, alumni employment outcomes, faculty excellence, high-quality publications, and citation impact. Detailed information about the methodology can be found on their website.

In the 2024 global rankings, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) secured the 544th spot. This achievement places ELTE in the top 2.6% of universities globally, and it has consistently held the top position in Hungarian higher education since 2014 according to CWUR evaluations. In the European context, ELTE ranks 214th, standing alongside institutions such as the University of Ferrara, the University of Siena, the University of Hannover, the University of Potsdam, the University of Zagreb, and the École normale supérieure de Lyon.

Other Hungarian universities that made it into the top 1000 include Semmelweis University (651st), the University of Szeged (705th), the University of Debrecen (797th), and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (988th). The top positions in the list remain unchanged from last year, with Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Stanford continuing to lead. The top ten is dominated by two British and eight American universities.

The results can be explored in detail by geographical region on the CWUR website.

More ranking news about ELTE can be found on this link.