General information on ranking

Name of the ranking U-Multirank
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking independent
Name of person in charge of ranking Gero Federkeil
E-mail of person in charge of ranking
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2014
Most recent year of publication 2017
Ranking organization Consortium of organisations: Centre for Higher Education (CHE); Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS); Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS)
Website of the methodology!/about/Methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: internet, mobile application
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: students and parents,higher education institutions,policymakers, governments and funding agencies,employers,
  • Level of comparison: institutional, fields or subject, study programs
  • Major dimensions covered: research, teaching, internationalization, regional engagement, knowledge transfer
  • Structure of presentation: multi-indicator ranking
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), data collected from HEIs by ranking organization, survey of HEIs staff or students by ranking organization in collaboration with a HEI
  • Quality assurance of ranking: advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: