QS World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings logo Aalborg University ranking

First published: 2004

Database used for data collection: Scopus (Elsevier)

The ranking list is based on six indicators:

  • Academic reputation – weight 40%
  • Citations per faculty – weight 20%
  • Faculty student ratio – weight 20%
  • Employer reputation – weight 10%
  • Number of international students – weight 5%
  • Number of international faculty members – weight 5%

The rankings of fields include:

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Medicine
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts & Humanities

The rankings of subjects include:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Communication & Media Studies
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Linguistics

On the QS ranking lists for fields and subjects, the reputation indicator is particularly important and is weighted up to 100%

Rankings by fields and subject measure the university’s reputation among researchers and employers, as well as citations and H-index. The four indicators, however, are not weighted equally.


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If you have any questions relating to the ranking of Aalborg University, please contact:

Senior Consultant Birte C. Hornemann
Tel.: (45) 9940 9642