Ranking News

How to Rank African Research?

African universities, with the exception of a few in South Africa and Egypt, have not performed well in the better-known global rankings and in some


QS Announces First USA Rankings

The current coronavirus crisis has caused a dramatic decline in the numbers of internationally mobile students that is likely to continue for several years. Global


CHE Ranking Rates German Universities

The Centre for Higher Education (CHE) has been publishing rankings of German universities since 1998. The latest edition, which was published recently in cooperation with


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 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

IREG 2017


Excellence as the
University Driving Force

Qatar/Doha 12-14 March 2017

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