7 October 2015

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).

Also on the QS World University Rankingsthe ARWU (Academic Ranking of World Universities) and the CWUR (Centre for World University Rankings) UCPH is the highest ranked Danish university.

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.