Два українських університети посіли місце у світовому рейтингу університетів QS World University – Rankings by Subject

Шостий випуск предметного рейтингу QS World University Rankings by Subject, опублікованого сьогодні на TopUniversities.com, охоплює рекордні 42 дисципліни, що робить його найбільшим рейтингом у цьому аспекті. Українські виші згадуються у таблиці двічі – вперше за всю історію існування рейтингу.

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Two Ukrainian universities newly place in largest-ever world subject rankings

Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music in world’s top 100

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London, 22nd March 2016: The sixth edition of theQS World University Rankings by Subject, released today onTopUniversities.com, features a record-breaking 42 disciplines, making it the largest-ever world subject rankings. Ukrainian universities feature twice in these tables, making it the first time ever that they have featured in QS’s World Subject Rankings.

The most noteworthy success this year for Ukrainian universities comes from the Tchaikovsky National Academy of Music (Kiev Conservatory). It ranks in QS’s first-ever Performing Arts ranking, in the 51-100 category. In doing so, it can rank itself among regional peers like Hungary’s Liszt Academy of Music and Russia’s Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory in being one of the world’s top-100 places to study Performing Arts.

Ukraine’s other placed subject comes in Mathematics; the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv ranks in the 301-400 category. In joining the rankings this year, Ukraine becomes one of 60 countries worldwide that are home to universities recognized by QS as providing a world-class education in one or more subjects.

Theexpert opinion of 76,798 academics and 44,426 employers informed the results, alongside the analysis of 28.5 million research papers and over 113 million citations sourced from the Scopus/Elsevier bibliometric database.

Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) continue to dominate, leading in 24 subjects between them. Each takes twelve leading positions.

In the six new disciplines ranked, Harvard University leads the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in Anthropology, while Cambridge leads Oxford and University College London (UCL) in Archaeology.  Juilliard tops the table for Performing Arts; it isfollowed by the University of Performing Arts Vienna. Colorado School of Mines tops Mineral Engineering while MIT takes the second spot. University of Pennsylvania leads Nursing, followed by Johns Hopkins University and the University of Toronto. Harvard, London School of Economics, and the University of Oxford take the top three spots for Social Policy and Administration. Nine of the thirty-six rankings published last year have new leaders.

Ben Sowter, Head of the QS Intelligence Unit, said: “Though the US and UK remain dominant, our most inclusive rankings yet show that excellence can be found in an ever-increasing number of places. Nations like Austria, South Africa, Finland, Brazil, China, and Sweden can be found in the top ten of our tables. Our new top 100 for Performing Arts acknowledges academic excellence in 27 different countries, while our top 100 for Mineral Engineering recognises it in 26.”

QS Quacquarelli Symonds have been providing expert insight and analysis for both the higher education and the business sector since 1990. TheirQS World University Rankingsare the world’s most popular based on Alexa data and other social media metrics. Their annual World University Rankings by Subject provide employers, students, parents, and academics with the most comprehensive insight into global university performance at the subject level. They can be found in their entiretyhere.



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Notes for editors:

Honours List
Subject 2016 Winner 2015 Winner
Accounting & Finance Harvard Harvard
Agriculture & Forestry Wageningen University University of California, Davis
Anthropology Harvard New
Archaeology University of Cambridge New
Architecture/Built Environment MIT The Bartlett School of Architecture

at University College London

Art & Design Royal College of Art Royal College of Art
Biological Sciences Harvard Harvard
Business & Management Harvard London Business School
Chemistry MIT MIT
Communication & Media Studies University of Southern California University of Southern California
Computer Science MIT MIT
Dentistry University of Hong Kong Karolinska Institute
Development Studies Harvard Sussex University
Earth & Marine Sciences ETH Zurich ETH Zurich
Economics & Econometrics MIT MIT
Education UCL Institute of Education UCL Institute of Education
Engineering – Chemical MIT MIT
Engineering – Civil and Structural MIT MIT
Engineering – Electrical & Electronic MIT MIT
Engineering – Mechanical MIT MIT
Engineering – Mining and Mineral Colorado School of Mines New
English Language and Literature University of Oxford University of Cambridge
Environmental Sciences University of California, Berkeley University of California, Berkeley
Geography University of Oxford University of Oxford
History Universities of Oxford & Cambridge Harvard
Law Harvard Harvard
Linguistics MIT MIT
Materials Science MIT MIT
Mathematics University of Cambridge Harvard
Medicine Harvard Harvard
Modern Languages University of Oxford University of Oxford
Nursing University of Pennsylvania New
Performing Arts Juilliard New
Pharmacy & Pharmacology Harvard Harvard
Philosophy University of Pittsburgh New York University
Physics & Astronomy MIT MIT
Politics & International Studies Harvard Harvard
Psychology Harvard Harvard
Social Policy & Administration Harvard New
Sociology Harvard Harvard
Statistics & Operational Research MIT Stanford University
Veterinary Science University of California, Davis University of California Davis

Figures at a snapshot:


QS World University Rankings by Subject

Since 2011, QS has extended the scope of the world’s rankings to include the evaluation of 42 individual disciplines. The methodology utilizes adaptive weightings for the four criteria, to take into account the differences among disciplines. Details of the methodology can be found athttp://www.iu.qs.com/university-rankings/subject-tables/

The rankings are based on research citations, alongside reputational surveys of over 121,000 academics and graduate employers worldwide.

Universities selected by academics in at least one subject 4,226
Institutions ranked in at least one subject 2,691
Within published range in at least one subject 945
Within top 200 in at least one subject 774
Within top 100 in at least one subject 551
Within top 50 in at least one subject 347
Research paper attributions counted 28.5m
Citation attributions counted 113m
Self-citations excluded 25.4m
Programs verified 15,530
Total survey responses (academics and employers) 121,024


QS Quacquarelli Symondswww.qs.com

Founded in 1990, QS Quacquarelli Symonds is the leading global provider of higher education and careers information, independent research and solutions. Its activities span across 50 countries, working with over 2,000 international universities and business schools. QS’s mission is to enable motivated people around the world to fulfil their potential by fostering international mobility, educational achievement, and career development. QS provides services at each key career stage; first degree, Masters, PhD, MBA, and Executive-level. The team at QS consists of over 250 highly dedicated individuals from every corner of the world; collectively speaking 35 languages. QS is headquartered in London. Main offices: Paris, Singapore, Bucharest, Stuttgart, and Mumbai. Satellite offices: Alicante ( Spain), Beijing, Johannesburg, Philadelphia, Portland (Oregon), Shanghai, Sydney and Washington DC.


QS Intelligence Unitwww.iu.qs.com

QS has been conducting research in a range of areas since 1990 beginning with a global survey of MBA employers. The QS World University Rankings®, the most established of the range of research projects that QS operates, have been in existence since 2004. To meet the increasing public interest for comparative data on universities and organisations, and the growing demand for institutions to develop deeper insight into their competitive environment, the QS Intelligence Unit (QSIU) was formed in 2008 as a distinct and autonomous department. Committed to the key values of rigorous integrity, unique insight, undeniable value and accessible presentation, QSIU strives to be the most trusted independent source of global intelligence on the higher education sector.


Ben Sowter

Sowter is the Head of Research at QS, QS Intelligence Unit. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Nottingham, where he was also awarded the Union Prize for outstanding contribution to the student union and served as chairman of the Nottingham University Debating Society. Ben is fully responsible for the operational management of all major QS research projects and is actively involved in all the collection, compilation and tabulation of all the data that lead to, amongst others, the World University Rankings research in which he has been involved since its initial inception in 2004. A frequent contributor to the press, Ben’s opinion on global education trends and his expertise is used regularly by major global publications.

About Scopus

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and features tools to track, analyze and visualize scholarly research. Its comprehensive database contains 55+ million items indexed from 21,000 titles from more than 5,000 publishers worldwide, ensuring broad interdisciplinary coverage in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences and arts and humanities. Scopus was designed and developed with input from researchers and librarians and features direct links to subscribed full-text articles, other library resources and interoperability with applications such as reference management software. Scopus is part of the Elsevier Research Intelligence portfolio which includes the SciVal tools, the Pure system, rich data assets and custom Analytical Services.


About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among themScienceDirect,Scopus,Elsevier Research IntelligenceandClinicalKey — and publishes over 2,500 journals, includingThe Lancet andCell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part ofRELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.



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