Upcoming Ranking-Expert Event!

Our team contribute to the ranking-workshop that will be held in Budapest on 31 March 2017, supported by TEMPUS.


– international and Hungarian ranking experts

– representatives of Hungarian universities


– relation between university-positions in the global and national rankings.

– reactions of decision makers and institutions on results of global and national rankings.


Universities in the Matrix of National and Global Rankings

An example, see a short overview about position of Hungarian universities (2015):


THE ARWU Leiden (impact) Leiden (collaboration) USNEWS SCIMAGO National: UP total

National: UP academic staff

501–550 University of Szeged 501–601 Semmelweis University 401-500 Eötvös Lorand University 703 University of Szeged 78 Eötvös Lorand University 465 Eötvös Lorand University 511 University of Szeged 1 Semmelweis University 3 University of Pécs
601–650 Eötvös Lorand University 601–800 Budapest University of Technology and Economics 401-500 University of Szeged 681 University of Debrecen 56 Semmelweis University 585 University of Debrecen 519 Budapest University of Technology and Economics 2 Eötvös Lorand University 4 Semmelweis University
601–650 University of Debrecen 601–800 University of Debrecen 583 Semmelweis University 226 University of Debrecen 722 Budapest University of Technology and Economics 531 Semmelweis University 4 University of Szeged 5 University of Szeged
701+ Corvinus University of Budapest 601–800 Eötvös Lorand University 538 Eötvös Lorand University 354 University of Szeged 736 Semmelweis University 550 Eötvös Lorand University 5 University of Pécs 7 Eötvös Lorand University
601–800 University of Pécs 577 Budapest University of Technology and Economics 419 Budapest University of Technology and Economics 745 University of Szeged 551 University of Debrecen 8 University of Debrecen 13 University of Debrecen
601–800 University of Szeged 576 University of Pécs 10 Corvinus University of Budapest 21 Corvinus University of Budapest
653 Corvinus University of Budapest 10 Budapest University of Technology and Economics 21 Budapest University of Technology and Economics


IREG Forum 7, Aalborg University – Introduction a new member: the ELTE!

Prof. Fábri: “Rankings are media phenomenon of the postmodern mass democracy.”

 Mr. President, Dear Colleagues!

I welcome you in name of Hungary’s oldest and most competitivness (based on ranking positions too) research university.
It is a great honor to us that the we should be member of the International Ranking Expert Group – Observatory, one of the most important global organization of higher education. This membership offer for us a chance to learn about new viewpoints, methods, impacts of university rankings. I hope, you can also use results of our own researc11415514_10206249837980827_3605115166944311444_oh and experiments about the ranking-questions.

My institution not only observes and evaluates it’s ranking positions, but also analyzes such results trough the work of our special research group established for this purpose. The most well-known Hungarian university ranking are also the achievement of this team’s work.

Our research on fields of social psychology, sociology, philosophy of sciences and social communication serve for us the theoretical background under which we interpret rankings and their effects on universities.

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IREG Membership


Great news! We are proud to announce that General Assembly of the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence has admitted Eötvös Loránd University as a full member, the university is thus the first institution to be admitted from Hungary.


About IREG

IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence is an international non-profit association concerned with ranking and promotion of quality of higher education. A full membership is granted to organizations that are highly active in the area of academic ranking research and analysis.