2019. November 15., Friday

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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


Nazrin_BakirovaNazrin Bakirova- International Economy and Business

I came from a city where young women have recently successfully fought against the mentality that had not allowed them to go to study abroad.5 years ago families were extremely protective over their daughters, but nowadays it has been changed into a new perception which allows girls to have the freedom to choose their way of life: career and personal development.


AndiAndi Rahmat Saleh - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Ph.D. Studies

I’m a Ph.D. student from Indonesia and a Stipendium Hungaricum scholarship student. I first heard about the University of Szeged from the Tempus Foundation university list with excellent program descriptions, and it caught my eyes. My student life has been a pleasant one because of the beautiful environment, and TIK library facility. The teachers and staffs are accommodating, and my mentors and classmates also contributed to exploring the city with pleasant memories. The city is very affordable, and I live in a shared flat very close to the city center. In my free time, I engage in sporting activities or watch movies. My favorite spot is the Dugonics square, but my best attraction is the Tisza River. The University of Szeged is a beautiful experience for me, and I will recommend it to my friends. I am happy to be part of the University of Szeged.

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