University ranking lists: UCPH and DIKU are the highest ranked in Denmark
UCPH takes the lead among the Danish universities on various university ranking lists - including the area of Computer Science.
In the newly released ranking from Times Higher Education (THE), the THE ranking, UCPH is ranked 82 - the best ranking among the Danish universities and the highest ranking ever. This is a huge jump up the list compared to the previous years with ranking 160 (2014) and 150 (2013).
The ranking of Danish universities on the 2015 ranking lists:
The ranking lists use different methodologies to compare and rank the universities. In the boxes on the right we have presented an overview of the methodology used by THE, QS, ARWU and CWUR.
DIKU is the highest ranked Computer Science department in Denmark
Furthermore, the ARWU and QS ranking lists compare the universities in the area of Computer Science:
DIKU has the best ranking on the ARWU list on which UCPH is ranked among the 51-75 best universities in the area of Computer Science in 2015 - a small decline compared to the previous year. Read more about DIKUs ranking on the ARWU ranking list here.
Also on the QS ranking list DIKU is the highest ranked Computer Science department in Denmark, in the same group as Aarhus University.
ARWU uses six indicators:
1) Quality of Education - Alumni winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals [10%]
2) Quality of Faculty - Staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals [20%]
3) Quality of Faculty - Highly cited researchers in 21 broad subject categories [20%]
4) Research Output - Papers published in Nature and Science [20%]
5) Research Output - Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-expanded and Social Science Citation Index [20%]
6) Per Capita Performance [10%]
QS uses six indicators:
1) Academic reputation [40%]
2) Employer reputation [10%]
3) Student-to-faculty ratio [20%]
4) Citations per faculty [20%]
5) International faculty ratio [5%]
6) International student ratio [5%]
THE groups the performance indicators into five areas:
1) Teaching (the learning environment) [30%]
2) Research (volume, income and reputation) [30%]
3) Citations (research influence) [30%]
4) International outlook (staff, students and research) [7,5%]
5) Industry income (knowledge transfer) [2,5%]
CWUR uses eight indicators:
1) Quality of Education [25%]
2) Alumni Employment [25%]
3) Quality of Faculty [25%]
4) Publications [5%]
5) Influence [5%]
6) Citations [5%]
7) Broad Impact [5%]
8) Patents [5%]