The University of Debrecen is the only Hungarian higher education institution ranked among the top 100 internationally.
Compared to the 2021 ranking, the University of Debrecen improved by more than 50 places and finished in 89th place in the ranking, comparing the performance of more than a thousand higher education institutions.
The Round University Ranking evaluates all universities based on 20 indicators and four key areas of university activity – education (40 percent), research (40 percent), international indicators (10 percent), and financial sustainability (10 percent).
Three US institutions topped the natural science ranking, including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Princeton University, and Stanford University. In the first 20 places, there are 11 American, 3 Swiss, 2 Swedish, 2 Chinese, 1 Italian, and one South Korean universities, while in the first hundred, there are 34 American, 7 Chinese, 7 German, 6 Japanese, 5 Swiss, 4 Russian, 3 Swedish and the University of Debrecen that is the only Hungarian institution on the list.
The institution was successful in all of RUR’s specialty rankings: Medical (226), Humanities (305), Social (385), Life Sciences (405), and Technical (624). The University of Debrecen is also in the top 500 of the entire list, currently in 450th place.