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CU Scores in the Best Global Universities Rating

Prague, October 26, 2016

Charles University has achieved another major success in the international rating. The third issue of the Best Global Universities Rating listed Charles University departments among the 300 best in 17 subjects. In three subjects, the university’s departments made it to the Top 100. In general, Charles University improved its rating compared to the last year, having finished just past the 200th mark, and 84th among the European universities.


The rating made by U. S. News & World Report listed Charles University among the 100 best workplaces in the world in the following subjects: mathematics (56th place), physics (63rd), and plant and animal science (95th). Eleven subjects taught at Charles University made it to Top 200 (economics and business, environment/ecology, arts and humanities, pharmacology and toxicology, clinical medicine, microbiology, chemistry, space science, molecular biology and genetics, geosciences, neuroscience and behavior, and biology and biochemistry), while three subjects finished in Top 300 (social science, public health and materials science).


The methodology of the rating emphasized the reputation of research and creative activities, number of publications and their citation rate. This year, the rating assessed almost 1,300 universities all over the world; 1,000 universities and colleges out of 65 countries were rated.



subject



rating



Space science



180



biology and biochemistry



272



plant and animal science



95



economics



111



pharmacology and toxicology



154



physics



63



geosciences



189



arts and humanities



153



chemistry



180



clinical medicine



165



mathematics



56



materials science



280



microbiology



167



molecular biology and genetics



184



neuroscience and behavior



194



social science and public health



278



environment/ecology



148




Among Czech universities, the following were also rated: Palacký University (494th place), Czech Technical University (535th), Masaryk University (598th), University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (850th) and Brno University of Technology (977th).


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