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The Center for World University Rankings 2020-2021

We want to inform you that on June 8 this year CWUR - The Center for World University Rankings 2020-2021 world ranking has been published. The list includes 20,000 universities from around the world, from which CWUR has chosen 2,000 best. In this year's ranking, the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin appeared in 1469 position, taking 23rd place among Polish universities (the highest among universities from Eastern Poland).

The CWUR list takes into account the following indicators:

  • quality of education, measured by the number of university graduates who have won the most important international awards, distinctions and medals in relation to the size of the university (25%);
  • employment of graduates, measured by the number of university graduates who held managerial positions in leading global companies in relation to the size of the university (25%);
  • quality, measured by the number of researchers who have won important international awards, distinctions and medals (10%);
  • findings:
  1. research results, measured by the total number of scientific articles (10%);
  2. high-quality publications, measured by the number of scientific articles published in top-ranking journals (10%);
  3. impact, measured by the number of scientific articles appearing in highly influential journals (10%);
  4. citations, measured by the number of highly cited scientific articles (10%).

Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) is a leading consulting organization providing policy advice, strategic analysis and consulting services to governments and universities to improve teaching and research results. CWUR publishes authoritative global university rankings known for objectivity, transparency and consistency.

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    Author
    Ellen Chkhitadze
    Date of addition
    10 June 2020

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