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Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)

UB position in the ranking

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Author

Center for World-Class Universities and the Graduate School of Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

 

Key performance indicators

ARWU adopts six objective indicators to rank world universities:

  • The number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals
  • The number of highly cited researchers in 21 research fields established by Thomson ISI (Institute for Scientific Information)
  • The number of articles published in the journals Nature and Science
  • The number of articles indexed on Science Citation Index – Expanded (SCIE) and Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
  • Per capita performance
Subject areas

The Academic Ranking of World Universities establishes classifications in the following subject fields: Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences; Life and Agriculture Sciences; Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, and Social Sciences. Moreover, ARWU publishes rankings in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, and Economics and Business.

 

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