The University of Bucharest, the only university in Romania ranked in the subfields “Linguistics” and “Physics and Astronomy” in the QS Ranking
According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, established on fundamental fields, based on the results of their related subfields, the University of Bucharest is listed in three of the five approached fields: Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Engineering and Technology.
Permanently positioned in the first third of the ranking, the University of Bucharest confirms, year after year, the continuous progress in key areas, given the upward trend in recent years in the number of institutions included in the ranking. At the 2022 edition, the ranking focuses on the performance of 1,543 universities.
The Arts and Humanities place the University of Bucharest on the first place nationally and in the range of 451-500 worldwide, with an overall score of 59 points.
Within this fundamental field, the ranking Quacuarelly Symonds (QS) places the University of Bucharest on the first place at national level in the subfields of Linguistics (between 201-250 worldwide) and Modern Languages (between 251-300 worldwide). At the national level, UB is the only university ranked in the Linguistics subfield.
Also, the University of Bucharest ranks first in the country (in the range of 451-500 worldwide) in the fundamental field of Natural Sciences.
The result obtained is due both to the subfields of Chemistry and Physics and Astronomy, which places the University of Bucharest on the first place at national level, and to the subfields of Mathematics, which is on the second position at national level. Regarding the Physics and Astronomy subdomain, the University of Bucharest is, as in the case of the Linguistics subfield, the only Romanian university ranked in Quacuarelly Symonds (QS). Worldwide, Physics and Astronomy place the University of Bucharest in the range of 551-600.Last but not least, the University of Bucharest is ranked in the world hierarchy also in the subfield of Informatics and Information Systems in the field of Engineering and Technology, a remarkable performance considering that this field is represented by only one UB program.
Top QS World University Rankings by Subject analyzes university performance based on indicators such as academic reputation, number of citations for published papers, reputation among employers, impact and quality of papers published by researchers and professors (h-index), and efficiency of interinstitutional agreements (IRNs).