QS World University Rankings
QS World University Rankings is based on 6 metrics such as academic reputation (40%), employers reputation (10%), faculty/student ratio (20%), citations per faculty (20%) and international faculty ratio/international student ratio ( 10%). The academic and employers reputation ratio is measured by a reputation survey.
The highest weighting of any metric is attrubited to academic reputation score. Based on QS Academic Survey, it collates the expert opinions of over 94,000 individuals in the higher education space regarding teaching and research quality at the world’s universities. It has grown to become the world’s largest survey of academic opinion.
The QS World University Ranking in 2019 included 16 Polish universities. Lodz University of Technology took its place in the range 801-1000. The university also participated in the ranking by subject.
In 2014, QS World University Rankings published the regional Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) ranking for the first time. 23 universities from Poland were classified in its last edition, Lodz University of Technology was 92nd (last year 123rd).The methodology of this ranking is based on the assessment of 9 indicators, including academic prestige (weight 30%), prestige among employers (weight 20%), ratio of the number of teachers to the number of students (weight 15%), number of publications (weight 10%), etc.