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by Baerbel Eckelmann The QS World University Rankings utilises four key themes as basis for comparison: Research Quality, Graduate Employability, International Outlook and Teaching Quality. That means 50% qualitative and 50% quantitative measures. As for the latter, we invite universities to submit their data directly into our online database and once received it is going […]
by Baerbel Eckelmann Another QS World University Rankings cycle is coming to its conclusion soon and many of you are certainly in immense anticipation of its publication. Once released the main focus is on ‘one’ figure: the overall rank. But, behind this one figure lies a very complex process and following article is a brief […]
by Baerbel Eckelmann As QSIU’s Research Manager I am frequently approached by institutions which voice their interest in participating in our rankings projects. One of the first challenges for QS was and still is to identify an initial list of institutions to study further. Easily overlooked but yet crucial for the success of the project […]
The Employer Reputation Index is also based on a global online survey, but the target audience are employers. This indicator is unique amongst current international evaluations in taking into consideration the important component of employability. In principle, we are asking employers to comment on the quality of an institution’s graduates. We survey employers from all […]
The Academic Reputation Index is the aspect of the QS World University Rankings® towards which people’s greatest interest is directed. It is an approach to international university evaluation that, in concert with the Employer Reputation Index, is the defining feature which sets this ranking most clearly apart from any other. The survey is distributed worldwide […]
As a new year of global higher education rankings is due to commence (watch out for our Subject Rankings in April), our Research Manager and Rankings guru, Baerbel Ecklemann, offers her two cents and gives us an overview of the QS World University Rankings® and the QSIU team. One question I am frequently confronted […]
by Baerbel Eckelmann Autonomous operation or not? One of the first challenges for any rankings project is to identify an initial list of institutions to evaluate. For feasibility reasons, it is extremely difficult to study every one of the 10,000 universities in the world. Policies and guidelines for the inclusion of institutions help us […]
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