Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a company in London, revealed its brand new list ranking the best universities around the world according to scientific fields, writes eduline.hu. The happy news is that four Hungarian universities teaching medicine are on the list!
About the list
Quacquarelli Symonds revealed the list on Wednesday, the 28th of February. Four Hungarian universities made it to the best in the field of Life Sciences & Medicine. These are the Semmelweis University (254th), the University of Debrecen (397th), the University of Szeged (401-450th) and the University of Pécs (451-500th).
Aspects of ranking
The ranking method of Quacquarelli Symonds’ has three main methodological features: scientific reputation, employer satisfaction and two elements of the publications’ citation (quotation and Hirsch-index). The first two features are calculated based on the students’ answers, while the Scopus database helps to define the citation parameter.
As we previously reported, Quacquarelli Symonds has written another list focusing on the universities of emerging European countries and the Central Asian states. On that list, there are eight Hungarian institutes:
- University of Szeged (27th)
- Eötvös Loránd University (30th)
- University of Debrecen (35th)
- Corvinus University of Budapest (45th)
- University of Pécs (63rd)
- University of Miskolc (110th)
- University of West Hungary (201-250th)
- University of Sopron
Don’t forget to check out our series about the best Hungarian universities!
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