CWUR (Center for World University Rankings)

In the ranking of the world’s best universities provided by The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), Palacký University Olomouc placed 724th, rising 80 places compared to last year’s CWUR ranking – the best improvement among the other four Czech universities included. The one thousand ranked universities represent a mere 3 percent of all the universities in the world.

CWUR uses eight criteria. Besides those that typically focus on performance in science and research, it also includes indicators measuring the quality of education and alumni employment. Palacký University moved up 98 positions in the ranking in the category of Citations, measured by the number of highly-cited research papers. According to the number of international patent filings, UP was ranked at #475, which is the best achievement among all included Czech universities. The upward movement in the h-index category is also very positive.

CWUR 2016 - Czech Republic

World Rank Institution National Rank Quality of Education Alumni Employment Quality of Faculty Publications Influence Citations Broad Impact Patents Score
266. Charles University in Prague 1. 251 584 187 230235 171 222 644 46.49
658. Palacký University Olomouc 2. 378+ 594+ 235+ 706 558 436 588 507 44.60
663. Czech Technical University in Prague 3. 359 594+ 235+ 667 771 436 588 644 44.60
731. Masaryk University 4. 378+ 594+ 235+ 661 532 664 661 690 44.5

CWUR 2015 - Czech Republic

World Rank Institution National Rank Quality of Education Alumni Employment Quality of Faculty Publications Influence Citations Broad Impact Patents Score
270. Charles University in Prague 1. 238 560 116 228 238 182 227 636 46.32
702. Masaryk University 2. 367+ 567+ 218+ 645 519 645 622 705 44.36
716. Czech Technical University in Prague 3. 347 567+ 218+ 673 816 428 646 582 44.34
724. Palacký University, Olomouc 4. 367+ 567+ 218+ 739 562 511 659 475 44.33
980. University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague 5. 367+ 567+ 218+ 991 868 812+ 946 778 44.05

Zdroj: Center for World University Rankings