A total of 16 Hungarian universities managed to grab a place on Quacquarelli Symonds’s (QS) list of best universities for 2022.
According to Hellómagyar, the British Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) evaluates the performance of emerging universities in Europe and in Asia each year. The leading universities on the latest list are Russian, with Lomonosov Moscow State University taking the first place.
As the company wrote, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has grown to become the world’s most popular source of comparative data about university performance.
And while Poland and the Czech Republic are also quite high on the list, each having two universities in the top 10, Hungary has also achieved comparatively great results.
On the latest list, QS evaluated fifty more universities from Europe and Central Asia, having a total of 450 universities ranked on the 2022 list.
In total, 10 Hungarian universities managed to make it into the top 33%.
According to the list, the best performing Hungarian university was Eötvös Loránd University, reaching overall 26th place from all nominees.
However, two more Hungarian universities got to be included in the top 30 contenders. Tied at 29th place are the University of Szeged and the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
This means that 3 Hungarian universities are placed in the top 6.67% of all partaking universities of Europe and Central Asia, which is excellent performance.
To adequately gauge the performance of the best universities, QS used a series of criteria. The criteria are the following: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, faculty staff with PhD, citations per paper, papers per faculty, international research network, international faculty ratio, international students ratio, and, last but not least, the web impact of each university.
From these categories, Hungarian universities are especially good at international research networks, with the best 3 Hungarian universities each scoring over 90 points.
The other category they excel at is Web Impact with over 95 points each.
If you want to browse the complete list, you can find it HERE.
Source: hellomagyar.hu, topuniversities.com