AGH UST Poland’s best technical university in prestigious 2019 Shanghai Ranking

This year’s edition of the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) also known as Shanghai Ranking features the AGH University of Science and Technology as Poland’s top technical university and third best Polish university in general.

The 2019 ARWU includes 1000 universities from all over the world, with nine Polish universities making it to the top 1000: 

1. Jagiellonian University (band: 301400)
2. University of Warsaw (band: 401500)
3. AGH University of Science and Technology (band: 601700)
4. Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan (band: 701800)
5. Medical University of Warsaw (band: 701800)
6. Warsaw University of Technology (band: 801900)
7. Medical University of Silesia (band: 9011000)
8. Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun (band: 9011000)
9. Wroclaw University of Technology (band: 9011000)

ARWU Ranking published since 2003 presents the world’s top universities. The list is compiled based on several indicators, including: the number of graduates, the number of staff awarded with the Nobel Prize or the Fields Medal, the number of authors of most quoted papers among staff, the number of papers published in the world’s leading scientific journals ‘Nature’ and ‘Science’ as well as data relating to university’s body of publications.