Vilnius University Ranks Well World-Wide


In the latest QS World University Rankings 2022, Vilnius University has reached the record level of 400th place. This is the highest standing ever for a Lithuanian university, significant not only for the university itself but for the Lithuanian education system as a whole, said VU Chancellor Prof. Rimvydas Petrauskas. He expressed confidence in the fact that VU may continue to maintain the highest scholastic standards in the international arena, as long as dialogue continues with the country‘s leadership to ensure long-term perspectives through adequate financing, and prioritization of education.

Since 2014, the first year it was included in the evaluation system among over 1500 other universities VU has risen by more than 200 points. This year, VU actually holds 135th place for quality of teaching, having risen 27 points since 2020, and is 434th for employer ratings.

Universities are rated by QS World University Rankings according to six criteria: academic levels, employer ratings, quoted academic research index, student to teacher ratio, proportion of foreign students and of teachers from abroad.

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