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SZTE on the frontline of the latest Qs Rankings

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has published a list of the best emerging higher education institutions in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. The University of Szeged is ranked 33rd in the ranking, thus it is in the top nine percent of the ranked institutions.

Out of the emerging East European and Central Asian regions, 354 universities were added to the UK's QS final rankings this year, expanding the list with 53 new examined institutions compared to last year.

The ranking is based on ten criteria: 30% for the institution's academic recognition and 20% for employers' feedback. They measured the lecturer-student ratio (10 percent), the number of academic staff and researcher on PhD level (5 percent), citation (5 percent), publication activity (10 percent), and the institution's international researcher network (10 percent). The proportion of international students and lecturers was calculated with a weighting of 2.5-2.5 per cent and the visibility of the institution on the Internet was 5 percent.

The compilers of the list examined 20 domestic higher education institutions, of which 19 were evaluated, and 17 of them were included in the final list. The University of Szeged received the second place in Hungary as the best country university: the 33rd place in the ranking. Compared to previous years, the university has improved its position in several areas, such as academic recognition, average citation of publications and the institution's online presence.

 

The full ranking is available here.

SZTE Experience

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Ahmad Adha - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

I am Ahmad Adha from Indonesia and currently a 3rd year student in Theoretical Linguistics PhD program. I chose the University of Szeged (SZTE) as my study destination because it is located in the center of the town and it is also the highest ranked university in Hungary. The university staff and the professors were very accommodating and understanding when I decided to change the program that suits my research topic. I am so glad that I can be a part of my current department, and of course SZTE, since it is also the Center of Pragmatic Research which aims to promote advanced linguistic pragmatic research with international collaborations. After graduating, I wish to continue to work in my academic field as a professor and a researcher. My advice for prospective SZTE students is to choose a university with a good academic reputation that fits their passion.

 

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Nikki - Faculty of Health Sciences and Social Studies

My name is Nikki and I am from Iran. Currently I am a second year student studying Physiotherapy at the University of Szeged. I really like the Environment of Szeged as it is a true University City where you can meet people from around the world. I consider Szeged as my second home since I have established my own path here and I have a lot of friends who make me feel home. The reason why I came to Szeged is because I was informed by one of my friends about the fact that the University degrees are EU accredited and will help me to reach my goals and open doors for future job opportunities. Once I have obtained my degree, I would like to stay in Hungary and pursue a post graduate program. Later on I will seize the opportunity to gain some job experience in my field here in Hungary before I hold my ground in Europe.

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