Besides being the oldest university in the country, the University of Pécs has earned a prominent position in terms of international excellence as well. The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programmes took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings.





Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 

The University of Pécs has been listed in two categories in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020 published on 29 June by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. The institution has been ranked 401-500th among the best 500 universities of the world on the subject field of clinical medicine and public health.

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Times Higher Education World University Rankings

A latest university ranking was published by the Times Higher Education from London and the University of Pécs has obtained the highest ranking among country towns in Hungary! The Times Higher Education World University Rankings list the top universities in the world, making it the biggest international league table to date. 



Times Higher Education Emerging Economies Rankings

The University of Pécs is ranked among the best 200 universities in the most recent Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings, making it the highest-ranked Hungarian institution outside of Budapest.

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The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020

The Times Higher Education  published their first ranking assessing the sustainable development goals of the UN last year, comparing the environmental, social and financial impact of universities. This year, the University of Pécs managed to achieve the prestigious 301-400th place out of 767 universities of 85 countries, and in terms of climate action it was ranked 45th in the THE Impact Rankings 2020, which is an outstanding result.

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QS University Ranking

The University of Pécs is ranked in the 651-700th category, which means that the UP has managed to climb a hundred positions (two categories). In terms of international students, the first university of Hungary is among the top 200!

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CWUR Ranking

The University of Pécs demanded a place for itself among the world’s thousand top universities. The UP belongs to the team of the leading international higher education institutions worldwide!




The University of Pécs has been placed into category „very good” by StudyPortals, an organisation that compiled a ranking on the basis of student satisfaction surveys carried out in various European universities. On average, foreign students gave more than 8 points (8+) of the maximum 10 to the University of Pécs with which it managed to earn the recognition and award of StudyPortals.



URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance

Based on the results of a highly recognized international research institution, the UP was ranked the 987th of nearly 28 000 higher education institutions in terms of academic performance. The ranking is based on factors which exclude any signs of subjectivity; including the academic performance of the institution, citation index, the total journal and citation impact and international collaboration.



UI Green Metric World Ranking Universities

UI GreenMetric released the results of its UI Green Metric World Ranking Universities. The ranking compares universities’ efforts towards campus sustainability and environment friendly university management. The University of Pécs occupies globally the 100th position.

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U-Multirank has profiles of hundreds of universities from all over the world, which provide details about what type of university they are and what they're best at. The innovative system is based on five indicator groups: general research results, the quality of teaching and learning, the degree of international orientation, knowledge transfer and regional engagement. 



Pécs Medical School among the top 500 in the world

The UP MS has been included in the U.S. News & World Report Education's 2020 top 500 higher education thematic world ranking in the field of clinical medicine. The institution was ranked 471st in the thematic world ranking, becoming second in Hungary after the Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine.