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 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 2020 included 16 Polish universities. Lodz University of Technology took its place in the range 801-1000.
In 2014, QS World University Rankings published the regional Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) ranking for the first time. In 2020 edition it features the top 350 universities in emerging Europe and central Asia. 25 universities from Poland were classified in its last edition, two of them in the TOP10 list - Jagiellonian University and University of Warsaw. Lodz University of Technology was ranked 101st. The methodology of this ranking is based on the assessment of 10 indicators, including academic reputation (30%), employers reputation (20%), faculty/student ratio (15%), papers per faculty (10%), international research network (10%), web impact (5%), etc.