The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas), which is the largest public institution dedicated to research in Spain and the third largest in Europe, belonging to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through the Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, with its main objective to develop and promote research that will help bring about scientific and technological progress, has announced in its website webometrics.info
, the world university ranking for the first half of 2016.
Webometrics ranking include about 25,000 higher education institutions worldwide and is compiled based on the VISIBILITY(External inlinks) - 50%, SIZE (web pages) - 20%, RICH FILES (15%) and SCHOLAR (15%).
Epoka University, once more, has managed to be ranked the first university among other universities in Albania, and receive a world rank of 4979.
In this ranking of universities, Epoka University is followed by the University of Tirana (world rank 6262), which in turn, is followed by the Agricultural University of Tirana (world rank 6656).
These are Albania's Top Ten universities and their world rank, for the first six months of 2016:
1. Epoka University - 4979
2. University of Tirana - 6262
3. Agricultural University of Tirana - 6656
4. Polytechnic University of Tirana - 7299
5. Center of Albanological Studies - 8106
6. Canadian Institute of Technology - 9510
7. Bedër University- 11451
8. University of New York Tirana - 12357
9. Professional Business Academy - 13593
10. University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi” - 14010