(21 September 2021) – Today, U-Multirank, initiated by the Commission and co-funded by Erasmus+, published its 8th university ranking, scoring almost 2,000 universities from 96 countries across the world.
Among other results, it shows that European universities cooperate more intensively in comparison to other regions, especially in the performance areas of teaching & learning, research, knowledge exchange and internationalisation (staff & student mobility, joint diplomas & publications, etc.).
Seven aspects were taken into consideration for the ranking: strategic partnerships, international joint degrees, internships, international co-publications, co-publications with industrial partners, regional co-publications and co-patents with industry.
Every year, U-Multirank compares higher education institutions’ performance in areas that matter most to students, providing the world’s largest customisable online rankings.
Universities can use U-Multirank data to assess their strengths and weaknesses and find ways to create or strengthen their strategic plans, including aspects on cooperation.