The Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings has published the ranking of the best seven hundred universities worldwide in each year for more than ten years. This is the fifth time that the higher education institutes were ranked according to scientific fields as well. 894 institutes were ranked on the list from 3551 universities considering citation indicators. Last year five, this year eight Hungarian universities were included in the list with the University of Debrecen among the best two hundred in four scientific fields – linguistics, medical science, pharmacy and pharmacology, agriculture and forestry.
This summary gives first place nationally for the University of Debrecen in the 2015 ranking in the field of biological sciences. It is placed second in Hungary in the fields of linguistics, medical science and agriculture and forestry. Ranking among the best 350 institutes in pharmacy and pharmacology, mathematics, physics and astronomy means third place in Hungary.
The University of Debrecen received excellent classification in – among others – architecture and built environment, history of arts, English language and literature, dental sciences, communication and media science, economics, sociology and statistics.
The 2014/2015 ranking of the QS World University Rankings by Subjects can be accessed by clicking here.