VŠE scores in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021

The University of Economics, Prague (VŠE) scored in the prestigious international ranking of universities of the British company Quacquarelli Symonds QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 in two fields of the area of education Social science and management. In the field of Economics and Econometrics it ranked 250-300 (last year 201-250) and in the field of Accounting and Finance 201-250 (last year 250 – 300).

The aim of the ranking is to provide information to applicants about the top universities in individual fields. The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 ranked a total of 1,453 universities in 51 fields covered by 5 major areas of education.

The ranking focuses primarily on the reputation of disciplines/fields among academics (Academic Reputation) and employers (Employer Reputation), as well as the quality of the results of scientific work, measured by an average Citation per Paper and H- index. The Scopus database is used to assess scientific performance. The evaluation respects the specifics of individual fields and the weight of criteria varies. In the field of Accounting & Finance, for example, the reputation among the professional public is crucial and the reputation criteria are 80% weighted; in the field of Economics & Econometrics, more emphasis is placed on research activities. The weight of the reputation in the case of Economics and Econometrics is 60% and 40% of the evaluation represents publication performance.

Results of QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 can be found HERE.