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QS Rankings: Top 50 ranking for our department

For the first time, we are listed as one of the Top 50 departments in the world.

According to the 2018 "QS World University Rankings by Subject", our department is currently ranked as the 44th best institution in the field of "Communication & Media Studies" in the world. Continuing our upward trajectory, we have now broken into the Top 50 for the first time, after being part of the Top 100 for three years running from 2015-2017. We first entered the Top 150 ranking in 2014. The ranking is led by the University of Amsterdam (NL) and mainly dominated by departments located in the US and UK. Looking only at European universities, we are excellently-placed as the 13th best ranked department on the continent. Besides QS, our department is also ranked as Top 50 in the Shanghai's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017.

QS Rankings are based on various indicators mainly related to research, i.e. number of citations, reputation among fellow academics and employers/universities as well as actual visible research output and publications in highly-ranked, international peer-reviewed journals.

QS Rankings (Subject: Communication & Media Studies)


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