The University of Szeged is more than half a hundred places ahead in the list of Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), making SZTE the best university out of the capital in Hungary. The CWUR examined 20,000 higher education institutions in the world, of which the top two thousand were ranked in the 2019/2020 list.
This year the University of Szeged moved from last year's 758th position to the 692nd place - 66 places up - in the CWUR World Ranking. This makes SZTE one of the first 3.5 percent of the world's universities. In terms of Hungary, SZTE achieved the third best position this year, ahead of only two institutions in the capital. With this result, the University of Szeged has the title of the best university in the country out of the capital.
Each year, the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) ranks the world's universities. Among the 20,000 higher education institutions, the best two thousand universities are chosen from the worlds institutions based on seven criteria. These criteria include quality of education, graduate students opportunities, teacher excellence, number of publications, and citation rate.
Nine of the Hungarian institutions ranked among the top two thousand. In addition to SZTE, ELTE (598), Semmelweis University (643), University of Debrecen (724) and BME (862) were among the top 5 Hungarian higher education institutions. The world rankings are again led by three US institutions. Ranked as first on the list is Harvard University, as second Massachusetts Institute of Technology and as third Stanford University.
The full list is available here: CWUR 2019/2020