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

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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
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