CEU Ranks 41st in Politics and International Studies in the World According to QS Rankings, Among the Top 100 in Four Subjects

February 27, 2019

Budapest, 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 (https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2019). CEU ranks 41st in Politics and International Studies, 44th in Philosophy and 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. CEU tops all other universities in Hungary in these seven subject fields.

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.

 

“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.”

Quacquarelli Symonds’ (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-only institutions such as CEU, European University Institute, Royal College of Art, INSEAD - Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires, and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine), are ranked across the globe.

Subject

World Rank in 2018

World Rank in 2019

 Domestic rank

Social Policy and Administration 

51-100

44

1

Politics & International Studies

51-100

41

1

History

51-100

51-100

1

Philosophy

51-100

44

1

Sociology

51-100

101-150

1

Law

151-200

151-200

1

Economics and Econometrics

151-200

151-200

1

Business & Management Studies

not ranked

351-400

2