LogoEUA has published a new report that discusses the experiences and views of EUA members on U-Multirank, a multi-dimensional ranking of higher education institutions produced with seed funding from the European Commission.
Despite the issues raised by the survey respondents, the majority of them found that the cooperation with U-Multirank consortium worked smoothly and all those who actively contributed to the data collection in the first round are also planning to do so in the future. This comes in spite of the fact that four in 10 universities included in U-Multirank had no plans to use the results of UMR or did not yet know how they could use them. The paper can be downloaded here.
The first results of U-Multirank were unveiled in May 2014. The results of 2015 edition are expected to be published in March 2015. More...