THE SLOVAK University of Technology (STU) in Bratislava in now among the top 500 universities in the world, according to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities. It put STU in 468th place, a dramatic rise from its position of 830 in the last ranking, the TASR newswire reported.
“The improvement in the ranking was due to excellent performance in science and technology,” stated Marián Peciar, deputy rector of STU, as quoted by TASR. “We have been able to maintain long-term, high-quality education in all three degree streams. Our foreign co-operation is directed mainly at international scientific and research projects.”
The Webometrics Ranking is a comprehensive online review of thousands of universities across the world that has been published twice a year since 2004.