Jan Sadlak

President of IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, Belgium


António Rendas

Rector, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal


Marco Antonio Zago

Rector, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


Jamil Salmi

Global Tertiary Education Expert, Marocco



Hans de Wit

Director of the Center for International Higher Education, Boston College, USA


Nian Cai LIU

President Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, China, Vice Presiden IREG Observatory


Gero Federkeil

Manager in charge of Rankings,
CHE – Centre for Educational Development, Germany,
Vice President of IREG Observatory


Waldemar Siwiński

President, Perspektywy Education Foundation,
Vice President of IREG Observatory, Poland



Simon Marginson

Director of the Centre for Global Higher Education, UCL Institute of London, UK


Robert Tijssen

CWTS Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, The Netherlands



Maria Helena Nazaré

Rector of the University of Aveiro [2002-2010], President of EUA – European University Association [2012-2015], Portugal


Ben Sowter

Head of Division,
QS Inteligence Unit, UK


Stanislaw Kistryn

Professor and Vice-rector, the Jagiellonian University, Crakow, Poland



Mikhail Strikhanov

Rector, National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI”, Russian Federation



Markus Laitinen

Vice President, European Association of International Education (EAIE); University of Helsinki, Finland


Gani Nygymetov

President, the Bolashak International Scholarship Program, Ministry of Education and Science, Kazakhstan


Bianka Siwinska

Executive Director, Perspektywy Education Foundation, Poland


Solveig Gleser

Project manager, U-Multirank, CHE, Germany


Gustavo García de Paredes

Rector of Universidad de Panamá, Panamá



Alexei Falaleev

Head, Expert Support Department, Project Office Coordinator, Russian Academic, Excellence Project 5-100, Russian Federation

Riri Fitri Sari

Riri Fitri Sari

Chairperson of UI Greenmetric Ranking of World University

Mohamad Nasir

Mohamad Nasir

Minister of Research Technology and Higher Education of Republic of Indonesia


Alberto Zigoni

Alberto Zigoni

Senior Consultant, Elsevier Research Intelligence, Italy

 Isidro F. Aguillo

Isidro F. Aguillo

Head of Cybermetric Lab - Scimago Group, IPP-CSIC, Madrid, Spain


Magdalena Fonseca

Secretary General, Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education - A3ES, Assistant Professor at the University of Porto, Portugal


Mark Frederiks

Coordinator ECA, European Consortium for Accreditation in higher education, The Netherlands

Euiho Suh

Euiho Suh

President of University Ranking Forum in Korea (URFK) (South Korea)

Laurent Dupasquier

Laurent Dupasquier

Managing Partner, Emerging, France

Fernando Balseca

Fernando Balseca

Representative of the Higher Council of Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Ecuador




News from IREG Members

The worldwide ranking UI GreenMetric Workshop in Bologna

This Bologna workshop is aimed to highlight the commitment of Italian universities towards a sustainable 360° approach. UI GM Chairperson, Riri Fitri Sari, will showcase the ranking’s structure and indicators in details. Italian participants are warmly invited to ask questions and raise issues concerning the specificity of the Italian universities to fit into the UI GreenMetric ranking. The Alma Mater Studiorum assumes the role of National Network Hub for UI GM in the framework of this event that will also host experts from RUS (Rete delle Università per lo Sviluppo Sostenibile).

Ranking conference in Warsaw

Polish universities feel, they deserve a better place in international rankings. To discuss what can and should be done to improve the quality of research, rectors of best universities in the country gathered 1-2 December in Warsaw at the conference “Polish Universities in International Perspective – Rankings and Strategic Management of University” organized by Perspektywy Education Foundation jointly with the Conference of Rectors (CRASP) and Polish Accreditation Commission (PAC).

Conference on Universities’ Reputation

Spanish Universidad de Navarra organizes the International Conference BUILDING UNIVERSITIES' REPUTATION Understanding the Student Perspective – Key to a Reputation Strategy, Pamplona, Spain 30-31 March 2017. www.unav.edu/bur

Report on Activities of IREG Observatory 2015-1016

Dr. Jan Sadlak, President of IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence at the General Assembly held in Lisbon on 6 May 2016 presented a detailed report on activities of the organization, the President and members of the Executive Committee in the period: May 2015 – May 2016.

You may ready the report HERE.

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