30 août 2019

Shanghai Rankings: More Volatility This Year

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), better known as the Shanghai Rankings, is the oldest global university ranking. First published in 2003, it is well regarded for a consistent and transparent methodology. It has usually avoided the volatility that has sometimes undermined other global rankings. More...

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Webometrics Ranks Web Activity and Research for Thousands of Universities

The Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics) has been produced by the Cybermetrics Lab, a branch of the Spanish Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), since 2004. It currently ranks nearly 29,000 universities in every country in the world except North Korea. More...

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German “Ivy League” Announced

In recent years several countries have announced programmes to improve the status and quality of higher education and research. Among them is Germany which in 2006 announced the Excellence Initiative to provide funding for graduate schools, clusters of excellence, and universities of excellence. More...

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Indonesian Rankings Show Stark Regional Disparities

The Indonesian Research, Technology and has announced new university rankings. This comes at a time of growing concern about the poor quality of the country’s universities and their lacklustre performance in the global rankings. More...

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Global innovation Index Identifies Rising Stars

The Global Innovation Index is produced by the World Intellectual Property Organization, INSEAD and Cornell University in cooperation with Indian, French and Brazilian knowledge partners. It measures the ability of 129 national economies to produce innovative activity. More...

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Report Shows Declining Influence of Rankings

The search engine educations.com, a branch of Educations Media Group, has released the results of a survey of 30,000 students from 192 countries. The report found that the most popular sources of information for current and prospective students are search engines, social media, and study abroad fairs. More...

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THE Reputation Rankings: Asia Makes Steady Progress

In the Times Higher Education (THE) University Reputation rankings There are few surprises. At the top there are six American and British universities with outstanding reputations: they are in descending order, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford and University of California Berkeley. More...

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Taiwan and Elsevier Team up for University Rankings

Universities in Taiwan have excelled in teaching and research although in recent years they have fallen behind some of the major universities on the mainland. Recently, Global Views Monthly, a local business magazine in Taiwan, and the scientific and academic data company Elsevier announced a three-year plan to rank Taiwanese universities. More...

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20 years of Perspektywy University Ranking in Poland

The results of 2019 Perspektywy University Ranking were announced in Warsaw, Poland in the presence of many rectors and deans as well as representatives of the government and the parliament. Prof. Andrzej Stanisławek, secretary of state at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education speaking at the gala said: Thanks to the improved methodology of university classification as well as individual fields of study, the ranking is an important source of information for candidates for studies. More...

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Statement by Jagland on the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

Conseil de l'EuropeFollowing Resolution A/RES/73/296, proposed by Poland and adopted at the 73rd UN General Assembly on 28 May 2019, 22 August of this year will be the first annual International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. More...

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