British QS listed Hungarian university among the world’s best
BME was the best among the Hungarian universities in the QS Ranking of five areas of science. Uniquely in Hungary, BME was listed among the world’s best universities in engineering, sciences and economics alike.
The British QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) is one among the most authoritative university rankings, rating the best 4-5% of the world’s universities. QS assessors have analysed the performance of the world’s 1594 higher education institutions this year.
QS ranks the world’s best training programmes in five fields of expertise as well as in more defined research fields based on academic recognition, employers’ assessment, researchers and publications and international research cooperations.
In the world ranking of science areas published on 22 March 2023, BME was listed in engineeringas the only Hungarian higher education institution, thus listed as the 224th by QS. The Hungarian institutions were ranked in five areas of science (see Table 1). BME was the best among the Hungarian universities in the QS Ranking of five areas of science.
QS World University Ranking by Subject 2023
Arts & Humanities
Engineering & Technology
Life Sciences & Medicine
Social Sciences & Management
Table 1– Hungarian institutions appear in five rankings by area of science, where BME has come 224th in the technical fields and has thus been the best among them.
BME technical programmes were listed at prestigious places in the QS ranking by subjects as well. BME has moved up a category in mathematics programmes: In 2023, the mathematics programme at BME was ranked between 251-300th, making BME the first educational institution next to ELTE. BME was ranked as the best and only Hungarian university in all five fields of engineering available at BME.
BME is ranked among the best 200 this year in the areas of mechanical engineering as well as flight engineering and production technology. BME remains the only Hungarian university among the architectural programmes, listed among the best 200. Theuniversity was listed among the world’s best 230 for its computer science and IT programmes, and among the world’s best 350 for its chemical and the electrical engineering programmes.
BME was ranked as the only Hungarian institution among the best 350 for its material sciences programme and among the best 400 for its chemistry and physics and astronomy programmes. The university was also included in the Business & Management Studies ranking, listed among the best 501-550 ones for its social sciences and management programme.