Bratislava, 13 May 2023: According to The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), Comenius University Bratislava (CU) is among the top 3.5% universities in the world. In the latest edition, the ranking evaluated almost 21,000 institutions and published a list of the top 2,000 universities.

15. 05. 2024 09.45 hod.
By: CU External Relations Office

Comenius University Bratislava ranked 716th, making it the best-ranked Slovak university. The ranking also includes Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (1486th), the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (1672nd).

Of the V4 countries, the Top 1000 contain one Slovak university, four Czech institutions, five universities from Hungary and ten Polish universities. The Czech universities ranked better than Comenius University were Charles University in Prague (247th), Masaryk University in Brno (560th), Palacký University in Olomouc (625th) and the Czech Technical University in Prague (686th).

CWUR is one of the largest academic rankings of universities worldwide. It is one of the leading world rankings and has been evaluating universities since 2012. It evaluates universities on four measures - quality of education (25%), employability (25%), quality of faculty (10%) and research results (40%).


Comenius University is the only Slovak university which regularly appears in all prominent rankings. It reached the 1001st–1200th place band in QS World University Rankings. In the Round University Ranking, it ranked 589th overall and 351st in the education category. In ARWU ranking (Shanghai ranking) it placed in the 901st-1000th place band. The prestigious Best Global Universities ranking ranks it 639th overall, and 266th in physics. The SCImago ranking lists it in 1176th place. In the NTU Ranking (National Taiwan University Rankings) it is ranked 851st-900th overall and 351st-400th in physics, worldwide. It ranks 286th in The Three University Missions MosIUR, and THE Impact Rankings puts it in the 601st-800th place band. THE WUR ranking puts Comenius University in the 1001st - 1200th place band overall. World University Ranking RankPro ranked it 147th in Europe.