The Slovak University of Technology (STU) in Bratislava has moved into the world’s 500 best universities, according to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, after rising from 830th to 468th place, the TASR newswire reported.
"The improvement in the ranking has been due to excellent performance in science and technology,” said deputy rector of STU Marián Peciar, as quoted by TASR. “We have been able to maintain long-term high quality of education in all three degree streams. Our foreign co-operation is directed mainly at international scientific and research projects.”
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities provides a comprehensive online view of the activities of thousands of the world’s universities. It evaluates the content of their website and their number of references on the web, among other criteria.
Compiled by Radka Minarechová from press reports
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7. Mar 2012 at 10:00