Ranking News

Rankings and Higher Education Initiatives

A study of the relationship between global rankings and national higher education initiatives and global rankings has been published in Humanities and Social Sciences Communications


URAP Shows a Polarised Research World

The University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) has been published annually by the Informatics Institute at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, since 2009 and


Sustainability initiatives of GreeMetirc Ranking

The GreenMetric World University Ranking organized an international workshop on “Innovation, Impacts, and Future Direction of Sustainable Universities”. The main theme of the event concerned responsibilities of


Proposal for a New BRICS Ranking

The education ministers of the fives BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa have agreed to set up a new global university ranking. This


THE Publishes New Africa Ranking

Times Higher Education (THE) have announced the publication of their Sub-Saharan University Rankings. These resulted from consultations with universities, organisations, and companies across the continent


PhD on Rankings

IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence 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

Conferences by IREG

IREG 2023


Rankings and University International Exposure


Tashkent/Samarkand 26-28 April 2023

IREG 2022


Academic Rankings
at the Crossroads


Warsaw/Poland 23-24 June 2022

IREG 2021

Jeddah Conference

Effects of Rankings on Community and Society

virtual/15-16 November 2021

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