The University of Szeged has achieved excellent results in all acknowledged international rankings.
- The University was ranked the best Hungarian higher education institutions on the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University list in 2020. SZTE is among the top 9% universities of Emerging Europe and Central Asia and is among the best universities of the world on the (QS) World University Ranking by subject.
- The SZTE is placed between the top 301-350 universities of the world in Medicine and in Agriculture and Forestry. In the broad subject area of Life Sciences and Medicine it is ranked 450-500th and it has the prestigious place of 501-550th in the specific subjects of Biological Sciences and Chemistry.
- According to rankings published in HVG journal in Hungary, the University of Szeged is the best university out of the capital;
- The University is fiercely proud to be the greenest higher education Institution in Hungary. Based on GreenMetric World University Rankings results. SZTE was also able to upgrade its results and landed in the 74th place.
- 7th out of the 50 Most Amazing University Libraries in the World;
- Szeged is 8th on the list of the Best University Towns in Europe;
- Placed among the top 801-1000 th on the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2020.