Report: Hungarian university rankings fall back
The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), one of the most-well known university ranking organization, published its annual 1000 best universities in the world list last week, in which six Hungarian universities were significantly ranked back, compared to data from last year.
From the Hungarian universities, Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) ranked 458 (last year 371), Semmelweis University (SOTE) ranked 617 (last year 598), University of Debrecen ranked 667 (last year 673), University of Szeged ranked 731 (last year 712), Budapest University of Technology and Economics ranked 819 (last year 811), while University of Pécs reached 892 (last year 862).
From the Eastern and Central European region, several universities outperformed the Hungarian universities such as the Medical University of Vienna ranked 265, the Charles University in Prague ranked 270, the Innsbruck Medical University ranked 395, and the Jagiellonian University ranked 451 (Poland).
From the top ten institutions, eight are U.S. universities, leading by Harvard University, Stanford University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, while two are Brittish universities, University of Cambridge and University of Oxford.
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