Over recent years international ranking lists which measure the University's excellence within research, education and collaboration have had an increasing impact in society.

The greater significance of ranking lists largely depends on national prestige, concern of the education and research quality, performance capacity and primarily global competitiveness.

Ranking lists satisfy the need of providing simple and easily accessible information about a university and its quality, and list the university on both an overall university level and based on a strict subject assessment.

Why is ranking important?

  • The development of the international education market, ranking is decisive for recruitment of students
  • Alumni from ranked universities often have better opportunities for more highly qualified work
  • Recruitment of teachers and researchers
  • Opportunities for more international collaboration with highly reputed universities
  • Larger distribution in competitive research fund announcements and investments in excellence
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