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 recently been listed among the best universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) of the renowned ShanghaiRanking company. The recently published ranking of academic subjects for 2018 listed the Medical School of the University of Pécs in the field of Clinical Medicine to the prestigious 401-500th place.



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 has achieved the prestigious 127th place in the distinguished Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings, comparing institutions of 50 emerging countries in an international ranking. By achieving this position, the University of Pécs has become the best university in Hungary outside the capital. 





QS University Ranking

The University of Pécs was listed as one of the best higher education institutions this year as well, with five other Hungarian universities. The University of Pécs managed to improve its rank in comparison to last year, achieving the 701-750th place according to the British company. Considering Hungarian universities, the University of Pécs shares the third place with Eötvös Loránd University.


The Quacquarelli Symonds company has published the international university ranking, comparing emerging Eastern European universities and the leading 450 study destinations of Central Asia. 10 different indicators have been assessed, including academic and employer reputation and the research impact of each university. The University of Pécs ranked 53rd, by climbing 10 places.



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.




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. 



Recognitions of the UP Medical School

The Medical School with its more thousand foreign students has a reputation of offering outstanding international study programmes related to medicine, dentistry and pharmacy.