The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) has published its latest 2016 ranking list. The University of Pécs demanded a place for itself among the world’s top universities as well.
The 877th place means that our University stepped forward 16 places compared to last year and the UP keeps its position and therefore still belongs to the leading 3,6% of international higher education institutions worldwide!
Results are based on the performance of eight criteria by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR - http://cwur.org/), including the quality of education, employment of graduates, the excelllence of the instructors, the number of publications, citation rates, and the number of patents.
The first three aspects are taken into consideration as a priority since they are conisdered 25-25 percent of the total score. The quality of education is measured on the basis of the number of the international awards gained by the alumni of the institution. The number of graduates employed as CEO-s around the world is important at the criterium named „employment of graduates”.
József Bódis, rector of the University of Pécs emphasized on the basis of the result: „It is exceptional to belong to the top 900 of the world, moreover, this time we also improved our position compared to last year's. It should be noted, however, that the University of Pécs could be in an even more prominent position if the successes in the areas of art would be count toward these international higher education rankings as well. If these indicators were taken into consideration we we could make a huge step forward”.