In Our Own Field – THE Emerging Economics Ranking

In Our Own Field – THE Emerging Economics Ranking

Global Ranking Monitor, Headline
In THE Emerging Economics Ranking institutions are ranked using THE World University Ranking Indicators, but assigning different weights to each indicator. This ranking includes only universities in countries classified by the London Stock Exchange’s FTSE Group, where Hungary is listed as advanced emerging country. In this ranking, both the learning environment and research are ranked 30%, while research influence is only 20% (compared to 30% in World University Ranking), and international outlook and knowledge transfer both weight 10-10% (as opposed to 7.5% and 2.5%). Source: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/sites/default/files/emergingeconomies2020methodologytable.jpg At first, in 2014 THE Emerging Economies ranked the top 100 institutes, then the number of ranked institutions rose to 200 and 300, and this year the rankings of more than 500 institutions from 47 countries were announced. The number of rival institutions for…
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Conference Postponed!

Conference Postponed!

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Based on recent epidemic developments and university recommendations in Europe, it is with great regret that the organizing committee has decided to postpone the International Ranking Conference Budapest until Fall 2020. This decision was taken after close monitoring the rising global risk caused by the Covid 19 virus. Although the virus is currently assessed as low in Hungary, the European situation is changing every day in unpredictable ways. We will decide on a new date in the coming weeks, when we hope to see better the process of international travel restrictions.  (more…)
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Hungarian Universities  in Subject Rankings – 2019

Hungarian Universities in Subject Rankings – 2019

Global Ranking Monitor, Headline
The number of positions gained by Hungarian universities in different subject rankings have been growing year by year. While in 2017 there were 119 positions altogether in ARWU, Leiden, QS, THE and US News subject rankings, in 2018 this number was 132. Examining recent performance so far without QS subject rankings 2020, 102 Hungarian positions featured in rankings, comparing to 89 positions in previous year (without counting QS subject ranking). Taking a look at all appearances of institutions, ELTE tops the subject ranking lists with 69 presences during the last three years, while BME was listed 59 times, Szeged 53 times, Debrecen and CEU 49 times. At the end of the list Pécs gained 20 positions, Corvinus came with 17, 7 positions for Szent István University, and 3 for Pannon…
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Meeting of Ranking Providers and Social Scientists – April 1-2 Budapest

Meeting of Ranking Providers and Social Scientists – April 1-2 Budapest

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What does the ranking phenomenon say about the classic themes of the humanities and the social sciences, and how have these scientific approaches extended our knowledge about rankings? In order to demonstrate this, a conference will be organised by Social Communication Research Group of the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) as a traditional research university of humanities, arts and sciences, addressing practitioners of the humanities and social sciences. Date: April 1-2 2020, Budapest, Hungary.
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International Ranking-Conference 2020 Budapest – Partnership with the IREG!

International Ranking-Conference 2020 Budapest – Partnership with the IREG!

Global Ranking Monitor, Headline, Projects
An international ranking conference is organising by Eötvös Lorándt University in Budapest in early April 2020, with a special thematic: Reflections of Social Science Analysis on the University Rankings. The preparation of the event was supported by the Ministry for Innovation and Technology and its organization is supported by the PADE Foundation established by the Hungarian National Bank. The importance of the conference is enhanced by the fact that IREG is a partner in the event.
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