Semmelweis University continues to maintain its position among the best in the latest QS Subject Rankings. Just like in the previous year, the institution has been ranked in four disciplines; it is currently the 264th in Life Science and Medicine, in the top 250 regarding Medicine and Pharmacy & Pharmacology, and in Anatomy & Physiology, ended up in the top 150 worldwide.

The latest QS World University Rankings by subject 2023 has been published, which measures the performance of the world’s universities based on five key indicators: academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper (associated with the institution), bibliographic indicator of citation (H-index), and the degree of international diversity regarding the institution’s research collaborations (International Research Network – IRN).

As in last year’s rankings, Semmelweis University has been selected among the best in four disciplines. It is now ranked 264th in Life Science and Medicine; in Medicine and Pharmacy & Pharmacology, the institution is in the top 250, and in Anatomy & Physiology, it is among the world’s top 150. As for the very best, Harvard University leads in the first three disciplines, whereas Oxford University finished in the first place in Anatomy & Physiology.

In terms of Hungarian higher education institutions, Semmelweis University is in the top position in each of these rankings. It is also among the leading universities regionally: in Anatomy and Physiology, it is ranked first in a tie with the Medical University of Graz; in Life Science and Medicine as well as Medicine, it is ahead of only the Medical University of Vienna and Charles University in Prague. In Pharmacy & Pharmacology, it is tied with the Jagello University in Krakow, just behind the Medical University of Vienna, Charles University and the University of Innsbruck.

Ádám Szabó
Translation: Viktória Kiss
Photo: Attila Kovács – Semmelweis University (illustration)