Estonian universities place high in QS rankings of schools in Eastern Europe and Central Asia ({{commentsTotal}})

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The QS university rankings for emerging Europe and Central Asia (EEAC), published for the first time on Wednesday, list the University of Tartu 5th and the Tallinn University of Technology 26th among 368 institutions.

The list was topped by Lomonosov Moscow State University, followed by Charles University (Czech Republic), Novosibirsk State University (Russia), and the University of Warsaw (Poland).

The QS rankings take into account nine factors: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty to student ratio, staff with PhD, papers per faculty, citations per paper, international faculty, international students and web impact.

The University of Tartu excels especially in the first and last categories, earning a 95.4 point score for academic reputation and 99.9 point score for web impact. The Tallinn University of Technology's (TTU) best scores come for employer reputation (87.1) and papers per faculty (85.1).

The QS EEAC university rankings involve 368 universities in 30 countries, 18 of which are represented in the published list of top 100.

QS also publishes yearly World University Rankings, where this year the University of Tartu occupies a record high 379th and TTU an unspecified overall rank between 501-550.

Editor: M. Oll



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