Among the nearly 20,000 institutions surveyed, this year's ranking places the University of Szeged in the top 3.5 percent of the world's leading universities. Nationally, SZTE is the second best Hungarian university.
CWUR selects the top 2,000 universities from 20,000 higher education institutions worldwide. According to the 2021/2022 ranking, the University of Szeged is among the top 3.5 percent of the world's leading universities this year, ranking 678th worldwide.
This year, for the first time, CWUR has also established a regional ranking. In the list of European institutions, the University of Szeged is ranked 280th. In Hungary, the university by the river Tisza has improved its ranking from last year: this year it took the second step of the podium.
The world's two thousand best universities are selected based on seven criteria. These criteria include - among others - the quality of teaching, job opportunities for graduates, the excellence of the teaching staff and the number of publications and citations.
The full list is available here: CWUR 2021/2022