National rankings

The West University of Timisoara consolidates its position in the University Metaranking 2019, occupying the fourth place at the national level with a score of 10 points obtained after the evaluation process.

As a result of the evaluation process, the universities in the Consortium Universitaria obtained 55 points out of a maximum of 139 points (40% of the total score). The Metaranking includes three higher education institutions in Timisoara that accumulated over 11% of the total score (16 points, of which UVT - 10 points, UPT - 3 points, UMFVBT - 3 points).

the University Metaranking 2019 included in the analysis 91 active universities in Romania (54 public and 37 private) of which only 30 were appreciated as having international visibility and presence. Similar to previous editions, the evaluation of the universities through this Metaranking consisted in identifying the universities in Romania with minimal international visibility (present in at least one ranking included in the analysis) and whom activity generated impact in the international academic area.

According to the methodology, the results and the performance obtained in the following academic rankings were taken into account: Academic Ranking of World University (ARWU); Center for World University Rankings (CWUR); Leiden Ranking (CWTS); Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers of World Universities (NTU); QS World University Rankings (QS); SCImago Institutions Rankings (SCImago); World University Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE); University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP); Best Global Universities of US News (USN).

Raport Metaranking Universitar 2019

The West University of Timisoara has been included in the hierarchy of universities with international visibility and impact, alongside universities affiliated to the Consortium Universitaria, together obtaining 40 points out of a total of 99 points in the 2018 University Metaranking. Also, the presence of three universities in Timisoara in this Metaranking highlights the strength of the higher education in the city. These universities obtained 9 points from the total score of 99 possible points (WUT - 5 points, UPT - 3 points, UMFVBT - 1 point).

Elaborated for the third consecutive year, it included in the analysis 101 active universities in Romania (54 public and 47 private) of which only 26 (all public) were appreciated as having international visibility and presence. The aim of the University Metaranking was to identify which of these universities had minimum international visibility in the major rankings (presence in at least one rank included in the analysis) and their relative impact in the international academic area (through the metaranking score).

According to the methodology, the results and the performance obtained in the following academic rankings were taken into account: Academic Ranking of World University (ARWU); Center for World University Rankings (CWUR); Leiden Ranking (CWTS); Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers of World Universities (NTU); QS World University Rankings (QS); SCImago Institutions Rankings (SCImago); World University Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE); University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP); Best Global Universities of US News (USN).

Raport Metaranking Universitar 2018

In the 2017 University Metaranking, West University of Timisoara was included in the category of universities with international visibility and impact, together with universities members of the Universitaria Consortium, thus being "the most visible group of Romanian universities in the international area of the academic environment" (38 points out of a total of 90 points obtained by Romanian universities).

According to the methodology, the results and performances of the universities obtained in the international rankings were taken into account, and the first positions at the national level were taken by the universities members of the Universitaria Consortium. The score obtained by West University of Timisoara reflects the sustained efforts and the continuity of the interest shown for the alignment with the requirements of the international higher education, reflects the results of the scientific research activities, the publishing activity of the teaching staff and of the university researchers, as well as the impact of the research activities carried out, over time.

The international rankings analyzed for the 2017 University Metaranking were: Academic Ranking of World Universitie (ARWU); Center for World University Rankings (CWUR); Leiden Ranking (CWTS); Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers of World Universities (NTU); QS World University Rankings (QS); SCImago Institutions Rankings (SCImago); World Universities Ranking al Times Higher Education (THE); University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP); Best Global Universities al US News (USN).

Raport Metaranking Universitar 2017
In 2016, a group of 8 high level experts, appointed by the minister order no. 5665 of 27.10.2016, prepared a report which is the first National University Metaranking with the objective of knowing the position of Romanian universities in the international rankings.

As a result of the first National University Metaranking of 2016, WUT was among the top 5 higher education institutions of the 20 analyzed in the country, thus being in the category "Romanian universities with potential for excellence ", with international visibility and impact.

The following international rankings have been analyzed and included in the University Metaranking 2016 (using the latest data available on November 1, 2016):
(1) Academic Ranking of World Universities/ARWU (education and research);
(2) Center for World University Rankings/CWUR (education and research);
(3) Leiden Ranking/CWTS (research);
(4) Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers of World Universities/PRSPWU (research);
(5) QS-Top Universities Ranking/QS (education and research);
(6) Scimago Institutions Ranking/Scimago (research);
(7) Times Higher Education–World University Rankings/THE (education and research);
(8) University Ranking by Academic Performance/URAP (research);
(9) World’s Best Universities Rankings/US-News (research).


Raport Metaranking Universitar 2016