According to the CWUR World University Rankings, the university occupies the 819th place among 27,770 universities around the world. Thus, it is included into 3% of the world’s best universities.
Universities are estimated annually according to 8 criteria (quality of education, employment rate among graduates, teaching staff level of competence, publications in reputable journals, citations, Hirsch Index, and a number of international patent applications.
Besides, the University of Maribor was among the world’s 500 best universities in engineering according to the Times Ranking 2017. The estimation included all of its engineering faculties with the following programmes: electrical engineering, machine building, construction, chemical technology and general engineering.