Once again, Hungarian universities have moved ahead compared to previous years in the British Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking, which evaluates more than 1,000 higher education institutions worldwide, MTI reports.
The Hungarian University of Agricultural and Life Sciences (MATE) has moved up another 50 places to 151-200th in the QS ranking of agricultural sciences. With this result, the university has achieved its best ever position and is in the top 12 percent of the world in its discipline. Altogether, MATE has improved its ranking by 100 positions in two years. MATE is now ranked first in Hungary and sixth in Central and Eastern Europe.
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) is ranked among the world’s best in three major fields: 262nd in the humanities, 298th in the natural sciences and 451-500th in the social sciences. In Hungary, ELTE is ranked first in all three fields.
The University of Szeged (SZTE) also improved its ranking in several fields. Its best result in Hungary was in the field of biology, where it reached first place in Hungary and maintained its 451-500th place in the international ranking.
In the natural sciences, the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) and the University of Debrecen were ranked 401-450, while in engineering and technology, BME was ranked 224th. In life sciences and pharmacy, Semmelweis University was ranked 264th and Debrecen 401-450th. In social sciences and management, Corvinus University of Budapest was ranked 401-450, alongside ELTE.
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