CEU Ranks 41st in Politics and International Studies, Among the Top 100 in Four Subjects

February 26, 2019

Programs of study at Central European University (CEU) rank among the best in the world according to the prestigious 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject. With three subjects that rank in the top 50 universities worldwide, one in the top 100 and an additional three in the top 200, CEU tops all other universities in Hungary in these seven subject fields.

“CEU’s global reputation for excellence is once again confirmed by our performance in the QS rankings,” said CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff. “As a postgraduate university community, we are committed to sustaining the rigor of our research and the strength of our teaching.”

Looking at broad subject areas, in Arts and Humanities CEU’s academic reputation rose nearly 6%, to 78.2. In the Social Sciences, the increase was 4.8%, to 71.7. In disciplines, CEU ranks 41st in Politics and International Studies, 44th in Philosophy and 44th in Social Policy and Administration. The university’s History program ranks in the top 100, Sociology in the top 150 worldwide, while its offerings in Economics and Econometrics in the top 200, together with its Law program.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject evaluates universities that offer undergraduate and/or taught graduate programs, exceed minimum academic and employer reputation scores and publish a minimum number of papers based on discipline. 48 subjects taught at 1,222 institutions, including postgraduate institutions such as CEU, are ranked across the globe.