Major Leap for the University of Iceland in Global Rankings!Image: University of Iceland
The University of Iceland (UI) has made significant strides in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, climbing 35 places from last year. Celebrating its inclusion since 2011, UI is the only Icelandic institution to feature in both the respected THE Rankings and the Shanghai Ranking, where it was placed 601-700. In addition, UI is featured in the US News and World Report Best Colleges Rankings and the Leiden Ranking. The latest THE Rankings have been updated to include 17 performance indicators across five areas, resulting in a more in-depth analysis of research quality. UI's rank in the recent THE Rankings is 505, up from 540 the previous year. The university has also been recognized for its impact, being ranked among the top institutions for its contribution to global social and economic advancement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.