CEU Ranks 40th in Politics and International Studies in QS World University Rankings

March 23, 2016

CEU's Political Science and International Relations programs were found to be the 40th best in the world according to the 2016 QS World University Rankings. The ranking is an important indicator recognizing the high academic quality of our Master's and PhD programs in the field.

CEU's programs related to politics and international studies were ranked as 40th in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) subject ranking, published on 22 March. The ranking finds CEU in the top 50 universities of the world for the second time in two years in this subject. Among the European universities, QS ranked the politics and international studies program to the prestigious 12th place.

At CEU the subjects of politics and international studies are represented by the Department of Political Science, the Department of International Relations, and the Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations. In the ranking CEU was placed ahead of such institutions as King's College London, Humboldt University, Berlin, and the University of Warwick in this subject. For detailed rankings in this subject, follow this link.

Of the six subjects CEU was ranked in, philosophy and sociology maintained rankings in the top 100, and history also maintained its ranking in the top 150. In economics and econometrics CEU was ranked for the second year in a row, placing in the top 151-200.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject were created in response to a demand for more detail than provided by the company’s overall rankings, which are released in the fall each year. In the subject rankings, universities are ranked based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research citations, with weightings tailored to each subject.

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