THE Looks for Rising Stars in Emerging Economies

Times Higher Education (THE) has just published a ranking of universities in the World’s emerging economies derived from data collected for their world rankings. The same indicators are used with different weightings: that for Citations has been reduced from 30% to 20% and that for Innovation (Industry Income) and International Outlook has been increased. The […]

Invitation to ranking conference in Budapest

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), a member of IREG Observatory, invites to international conference: Humanities and Social Sciences about University Rankings, Budapest, Hungary, 1-2 April 2020.   The main themes of the conference: Rankings and the Decision Makers Meeting of Three Cultures: Universities, Rankings and the Social-Economic Environment Are There Theories of Rankings? Theoretical Approaches about […]

Russian Universities Face Drastic Cuts

Russian universities have not performed very well in the global rankings with the exception of a few elite universities such as Lomonosov Moscow State University and St Petersburg State University. Limited funding and isolation from international networks have contributed to this situation. The Russian government has been attempting to improve Russia’s international profile through the […]

Plan for Nigerian World-Class Universities

Nigerian universities have not done very well in the global rankings. In this they are typical of African universities which, with the exception of South Africa or perhaps Egypt, have been almost entirely absent from the well-known tables. At present there are only three Nigerian universities in the THE World University Rankings top 1000, the […]

US Schools Lead Marketing Research Rankings

The American Marketing Association (AMA) has published the latest edition of its ranking of researchers and institutions. It publishes top 50 lists of authors and affiliations in the field of market compiled annually  by AMA Doctoral Students SIG (DocSIG). The four lists are author productivity in premier journals and premier AMA journals, and university productivity in premier […]

Webometrics Most Inclusive Global Ranking

The latest edition of the Ranking Web of Universities, often known as Webometrics, has just been published by the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas). There are now nearly 30,000 institutions in the ranking. The current methodology of the ranking combines web-based and research criteria. The four indicators are: Presence (5% weighting), […]

Times Higher Education Lists International Universities

Times Higher Education (THE) has published a ranking of the world’s most international universities. The data is derived from the three components of the intentional orientation cluster of the THE World University Rankings, International Faculty, International Students, and International Research Collaboration, plus a measure of international reputation derived from the academic teaching and research surveys […]

U-Multirank Identifies the Happiest Students

U-Multirank coverage outside Europe is rather patchy. It does, however, include many indicators and provides information that is not found anywhere else. It contains data from a survey of more than 100,000 students that is included in the annual rankings. A recent analysis indicates that students in Europe are generally satisfied with their learning experience […]

Webometrics Publishes Google Scholar Ranking

The Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), publisher of the Webometrics rankings, has released the new edition of its ranking of universities according to the Google Scholar Citation profiles of their top researchers. The latest ranking indicates that American and, to a lesser extent, British and Canadian universities remain well in the lead for research […]