University of Cyprus improves worldwide ranking

The University of Cyprus has improved its worldwide ranking by 44 positions in the last six months and by 178 positions in the last 18 months, according to the Webometrics

The Webometrics website indicated that the UCY is first with a world ranking of 652, followed by the Cyprus University of Technology with a world ranking of 985 and the University of Nicosia third on the island and a world ranking of 1166.

According to a University of Cyprus press release, the UCY has a better ranking than Aston University and the University of Coventry. It ranks seven in the universities in Greece and Cyprus.

The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions. Since 2004 and every six months an independent, objective, free, open scientific exercise is performed by the Cybermetrics Lab (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC) for providing reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact.

Source: Cyprus News Agency