February 12th, 2015
CSIC ( Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas ) , the largest group of public research in Spain , published in the official website webometrics.info the ranking of the best universities in the world for the last six months of 2014. In this ranking, as in previous years, are included Albanian universities as well.
Best university in Albania and the region ranking for Epoka University, is evidence of the fact that key priority as set since the establishment, remains the sustainable development of academic work. This ranking comes as recognition of the good level of scientific work published by the faculties, and publication of information provided by the University’s digital sources.
World ranking of the five best universities in Albania for the second half of 2014 are:
1. Epoka University - 4202
2. University of Tirana - 6358
3. Polytechnic University of Tirana - 9535
4. Bedër University - 10793
5. University ‘Luigj Gurakuqi’ in Shkodra - 11109
Regionally, Epoka University is followed by the University of Prishtina ranked 4987, South East Europe University (SEEU) ranked 7683 in word ranking and 4th in Macedonia.
This ranking is compiled based on the online presence of Universities (50 %), and activity through scientific works published in Google Scholar as well as in scientific journals with impact factor (50 %).
The purpose of the ranking is to help international students and academic staff to select and understand the basic elements of University assessment while reporting data in a scientific manner.
Webometrics Ranking of World Universities is an initiative of Cybermetrics Lab , a research group which belongs to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas ( CSIC ) . Webometrics ranking include about 25,000 higher education institutions worldwide.
Link to the full ranking for Albania: webometrics.info/en/Europe/Albania
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