World rankings

Ireland“Today sees the publication of the QS/Times Higher Education world university rankings, and Irish universities have done well. Five of the seven are in the top global 300, ranked as follows (last year’s position in brackets): TCD 43 (48); UCD 89 (108); UCC 207 (226); NUI Galway 243 (368); DCU 279 (302). Though some academics are sceptical about any league tables, nevertheless the improvement in the rankings for all the Irish institutions is welcome. However, the reality is that in the current funding environment it is unlikely that these positions can be sustained, let alone improved further …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 8 October]

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