General information on ranking

Name of the ranking Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics)
Geographical scope global
Name of person in charge of ranking Isidro F. Aguillo
E-mail of person in charge of ranking isidro.aguillo@csic.es
Website of the ranking www.webometrics.info/en/world
Publication frequency semiannual
First year of publication 2004
Most recent year of publication 2020
Ranking organization Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientí­ficas
Website of the methodology www.webometrics.info/en/Methodology

Additional information

  • Type of publication: internet
  • 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,quality assurance, accreditation, and recognition organizations,
  • Level of comparison: institutional
  • Major dimensions covered: research, reputation, social engagement, web presence
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), Other: Google, Majestic, Ahrefs
  • Quality assurance of ranking: advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: http://www.ipp.csic.es