AGH UST in the International Ranking of Academic Subjects

The latest results of the international ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects – Shanghai assessment of the areas of scientific research classified into five basic categories  have been released. AGH University of Science and Technology as the only Polish university was shortlisted in the categories  of mining &mineral engineering (world rank 33) and metallurgical engineering (world rank 51-75) in the subject of Engineering.

AGH UST ranks above any other Polish universities in the following areas of research: 

  • Instruments science & technology (world rank 101-150),
  • Computer science  & engineering (world rank 201-300). 

AGH UST takes top positions among Polish universities in the subjects of mathematics (world rank 301-400) and physics (world rank 201-300) in the field of Natural Sciences and in the subjects of materials science & engineering (world rank 401-500) in the field of Engineering.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects assesses 52 areas of research spread across five main categories: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences and Social Sciences.

The Institute of Higher Education at Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, the author of the ranking (therefore “Shanghai ranking”) takes into account the following criteria: scientific and research achievements of universities, international scientific successes,the number of alumni and staff – Noble Prize winners, the number of most frequently cited scientists, the number of papers authored by an institution published in prestigious journals e.g. “Nature” and “Science” and the number of publications referred to in given citation indexes.