The University of Cyprus is the only Cypriot university to rank amongst the top 200 in Europe, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17, the EuropeanUniversity’s leadership ranking, published on June 21, 2017.
In an announcement sent to the media by the University, the classification “is a confirmation of the excellence of the University of Cyprus”. For the second consecutive year, the university ranks 180-190 among the top 200 European universities, as the only Cypriot university on the list.
Along with the University of Crete, it is the only Greek-speaking universities that has managed to be among the top 200 universities in Europe, and it is also at the top of all Greek universities. It is noted that the number of universities and higher institutions in Europe exceeds 6 thousand.
The Times Higher Education Ranking World Ranking is considered one of the three most prestigious rankings, and its results are trusted and exploited each year by prospective students, businesses, as well as state officials around the world. It uses 13 performance indicators, grouped into the following areas: Teaching, Research, Research, Innovation and Innovation, and International Image and Perspective. While data is collected from both measurable data and data from research analysis.
The Rector of the Professor, Professor Konstantinos Christofides, said he was extremely proud that the University, in its few years of operation and with the collective effort of the university community as a whole, succeeds once again in a very important distinction among the top European universities. “Together, we will continue to work hard so that the University of Cyprus can continue its developmental path in research and education and to make our vision a reality: reaching the top, the top 100 leading universities in Europe and the The top 200 in the world, and also to build the University of 10,000 students, 600 academics and 2,000 young researchers by 2020, “he said.
The institutions by country in the list are:
United Kingdom 51
Czech Republic 1