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 100,000 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 most recent QS World University Ranking includes 22 Polish universities. Lodz University of Technology takes 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. Its latest edition features the top 450 universities in emerging Europe and central Asia. 27 universities from Poland were classified, two of them in the TOP10 list - Jagiellonian University and University of Warsaw. Lodz University of Technology was ranked 93rd. The methodology of this ranking is based on the assessment of 10 indicators, including academic reputation (30%), employers reputation (20%), faculty/student ratio (10%), papers per faculty (10%), international research network (10%), web impact (5%), etc.