This year two universities - Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University and National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute" shared the first place. The high demand for graduates of these universities on the labor market, both in Ukraine and abroad, reflects the quality of teaching and continuous introduction of new innovative approaches in the educational process and research.
14 June 2018
The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings started in 2004. There have been several methodological tweaks, but the number and weighting of the indicators has remained unchanged since 2005. There are six indicators: academic survey (40% weighting), employer survey (10%), faculty student ratio (20%), citations per faculty (10%), international faculty (5%), and international students (5%). In the top twenty there are eleven US and five British universities. Asia is also well represented with the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and Tsinghua University, China, in 11th, 12th and 17th places respectively. The best European institution is Switzerland’s ETH Zurich.
12 June 2018
Programs: emba @ uw - Executive MBA, run by the International Management Center of the University of Warsaw, Canadian Executive Master of Business Administration (CEMBA) run by the Warsaw School of Economics and Executive MBA run by the Kozminski University took ex-equo first place in the Perspektywy MBA Program Ranking 2018.
09 June 2018
U-Multirank is a multidimensional global university ranking that includes metrics on teaching, research, knowledge transfer, internationalisation, regional engagement, and social impact. It is produced by a consortium of organisations including the Centre for Higher Education (CHE), Germany, the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, Netherlands, and the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, Netherlands.
07 June 2018
Reuters has published the latest edition of their ranking of Asia’s innovative universities. The leader for the third year in succession is KAIST (formerly the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) of South Korea.
The ranking assesses contributions to applied science and technology and collaboration with industry.It is based on data provided by Clarivate Analytics and includes those institutions in East Asia, South Asia and Oceania with the most publications in academic journals and with at least 50 patents filed at the World intellectual property Organisation between 2011 and 2016.
June 6th, 2018
The RAEX Rating Agency presented its the 7th annual ranking of the Russian results on the Global Competitiveness Forum in Moscow. The RAEX ranking is based on 45 indicators and survey results among 30,000 respondents: academics, students, alumni, and employers.
The top three universities: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute), continue to maintain their positions for the fourth year in a row’, notes Alexey Khodyrev, Executive Director of University Rankings at the RAEX Rating Agency.
04 June 2018
An article by Yojana Sharma in University World News discusses a recent report from the Economist Intelligence Unit. The article reports that most countries are failing to prepare for the age of automation powered by robotics, artificial intelligence and information technology. There is a substantial gap between those nations most prepared for the coming upheaval – South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Germany and Canada – and the others.
31 May 2018
Times Higher Education (THE) have just announced the latest edition of their World Reputation Rankings. These are derived from a survey of published researchers of whom 10,162 replied, a slightly smaller number than last year. The largest number of responses was from engineering and technology (18.1%) followed by physical sciences and clinical and health sciences, with smaller numbers from other fields. Of the total responses 32 per cent were from the Asia Pacific region, 26 per cent from Western Europe, 22 per cent from North America, and 20 per cent from the rest of the world.
University of Warsaw and Jagiellonian University in Krakow are the winners in the Polish Perspektywy University Ranking 2018. They took ex-equo the first place in the ranking. Warsaw University of Technology is the third. Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań took the fourth place, Among the private schools Kozminski University defended the title of the best private university in Poland, SWPS University of Social Sciences was second and Lazarski University was third.
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