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Ranking News

Iraq National University Rankings

The Nab’a Al-Hayat Foundation of Iraq has just announced the publication of its national university rankings. These provide data going back to 2008, when there


THE Impact Rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has published its latest Impact Rankings. These measure the contributions of universities to meeting the 17 sustainable development goals announced by


South African Research Assessment

In 2019 the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in South Africa evaluated the research output of local universities. An article in the Mail


Academic Freedom Index

The Academic Freedom Index is published by the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi). The latest edition is the result of collaboration between researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität


Conferences by IREG

PhD on Rankings


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 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



Ranking and Accreditation
Two Roads to Same Goal?

Belgium/Hasselt 23-25 May 2018

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