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Ranking News

The Appearance of Predatory Ranking?

Academics have long been concerned about the proliferation of predatory journals that publish substandard papers with little or no review in return for a substantial


IREG welcomes new members

The IREG family is growing. This month four higher education institutions were admitted as full members of IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence.


Conferences by IREG

PhD on Rankings

Dr. Edmund Adam of University of Toronto, Canada is a winner in the IREG Competition for the Best PhD Theses on Academic Ranking 2021.


IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence organizes a PhD competition to recognize an outstanding PhD conducted in the area of academic ranking.

IREG Initiatives

IREG Inventory
of international rankings

The purpose of “IREG Inventory of International Rankings” is to collect and make available on the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence website information on the current state and scope of this important group of rankings.

Recent comments

“The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings was announced on Wednesday,
April 22 2020. “

Cesar Wazen
Director of International Affairs Office at Qatar University

IREG 2021

Jeddah Conference

Effects of Rankings on Community and Society

virtual/15-16 November 2021

IREG 2020

Beijing  Conference

University rankings in the time of uncertainty

virtual/20-21 October 2020

IREG 2019


Rankings: A Challenge
to Higher Education

Bologne/Italy 8-10 May 2019

News from Ireg Members

Polish universities are aiming high!

A short video Polish Universities – Aiming High, produced by the Perspektywy Education Foundation, tells about steps of ambitious higher education institutions in Poland taken