The Comenius University in Bratislava ranked among the best 700 universities in the world

In this year’s prestigious Shanghai Ranking of the best universities in the world, the only Slovak university to be ranked was Comenius University in Bratislava (CU). This is the best ranking of the university since 2017.

Photo: Historical building of Comenius University in Bratislava/wikimedia

This year’s they evaluated more than 2 thousand universities, the published list contains the best 1 000. The highest position in the rakning belogs to Harvard University. The Comenius University (CU) was listed, on the shared 601st -700th place.

I am proud that Comenius University confirmed its position again and, as the only Slovak university, was ranked among the best 700 universities. There are tens of thousands of universities in the world, so we estimate, that we are in the top 2%,” Marek Števček, Rector of the CU, said.

Our goal is to constantly improve the quality of education and science. From the point of view of education we made a large progress in the last year, especially in improvement of online learning which helps us with dealing with the pandemic. In the field of science we are implementing Incubator of Ideas project in cooperation with the commerce sector of the Science Park of the CU, we are planning to launch a project addressing first-class postdoctoral students, we are successful in receiving prestigious European grants from Horizon 2020, where the CU participated in 22 projects so far,” Rector Marek Števček said.