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Elméleti Orvostudományi Központ – Semmelweis University photo: semmelweis.hu

Semmelweis University of Budapest was featured in the top 200 on the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings, which was published for the first time.

Business online Forbes reports that altogether two Hungarian higher education institutions were featured on the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings: Semmelweis University and the University of Szeged.

This ranking assesses universities on a global scale, comparing their achievements to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The first edition of the THE University Impact Rankings features over 450 universities from 76 countries, and the list is led by the University of Auckland, New Zealand. The most represented countries are Japan (41 institutions), the USA (31 institutions) and Russia (30 institutions).

Out of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, both Semmelweis and the University of Szeged scored well in three aspects:

Semmelweis UniversityUniversity of Szeged
Good health and well-being for people85.371.2
Industry Innovation and Infrastructure61.3Within 30.3 – 50.6
Sustainable cities and communitiesWithin 41.1 – 59.5Within 41.1 – 59.5

You can check out the full list here.

Semmelweis was recently featured in the top 500 universities, ranked by the THE too, where the achievements of 1250 universities were ranked. Semmelweis performed best in the subcategory ‘international orientation’. On the other hand, the University of Szeged is the third most popular university in Hungary, as we reported just a few days ago.

featured image: semmelweis.hu

Source: forbes.hu

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