CU belongs to the best 3,3 % of universities in the world

Bratislava, 19 May 2023: According to The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), Comenius University is among the top 3.3 % of the best universities in the world. In the latest edition, they evaluated more than 20 000 institutions and published a list of the best 2,000 universities.

22. 05. 2023 13.28 hod.
By: CU External Relations Office

Comenius University Bratislava ranked 661st which makes it the best-ranked Slovak university. The only other Slovak institutions in the ranking are Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (1435th), the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (1637th) and the Technical University of Košice (1933rd).

Among 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 (238th), Masaryk University in Brno (560th), Palacký University in Olomouc (591st) and the Czech Technical University in Prague (637th).

CWUR is one of the largest academic rankings of world universities. It is among 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 651st-700th place in the QS World University Rankings. In the Round University Ranking, it ranked 426th overall and 178th in the education category. In ARWU ranking (Shanghai ranking) it placed in the 701st-800th band. The prestigious Best Global Universities ranking ranks it 639th overall, and 266th in physics. The SCImago ranking lists it in 573rd place. In the NTU Ranking (National Taiwan University Rankings) it is ranked 701st-750th overall and 301st-350th in physics worldwide. It ranks 284th 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 placed it in 222nd place in Europe.