Ten Czech universities make it into 2021 QS World University Rankings

The annual QS World University Rankings table for 2021 has placed 10 Czech tertiary education facilities in its worldwide top 1,000 list. Charles University performed the best, placing 260th, followed by the University of Chemistry and Technology in 342nd place and the Czech Technical University in Prague that ranked 432nd. All three universities improved their rankings as opposed to last year.

Brno’s Masaryk University, the Palacký University in Olomouc, the Technical University of Liberec, the Czech University of Agriculture and the University of Pardubice all ranked between the 500-1000 spots.

Czech newcomers Mendel University and the Brno University of Technology also placed on the list.

The QS ranking is based on six dimensions, the most important are reputations of academics and graduate employers, followed by the number of citations in the Scopus database, the number of students per academic staff member, the share of foreign academics and the share of foreign students.

Author: Tom McEnchroe