The University of Warsaw was ranked 6th in the New Europe ranking compiled by the Times Higher Education. The ranking included universities from 13 states that have joined the European Union since 2004.


THE provides the list of top universities in the world evaluated across teaching, research, international outlook, reputation and more.


From 24th to 26th April, THE Research Excellence: New Europe Summit at the Czech Republic’s Palacký University in Olomouc took place. The representatives of universities from Central and Southern European countries discussed some issues related to the main “building a hub for world-class research” theme. During the summit, THE revealed its first ranking called the New Europe which included 53 institutions from the 13 latest EU member states.


12 Polish universities were on the list. The University of Warsaw was ranked 6th. – The ranking confirms that both the University of Warsaw and the Charles University in Prague have a very strong position in our region. The European University Alliance that UW formed with the Charles University, the Sorbonne University and the Heidelberg University was an excellent decision – says Prof. Maciej Duszczyk, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations of UW.


The University of Tartu took the 1st place in the ranking. The 2nd and the 3rd place were completed by the Cyprus University of Technology and the University of Cyprus. The Charles University in Prague was ranked 4th, and the oldest medical school in Hungary, the Semmelweis University, occupied the 5th place.


Authors of the ranking used the same methodology as the flagship THE World University Rankings.


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