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2024



Webometrics-2024: DNU is in the TOP-15 Universities of Ukraine

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University is among the top 15 Ukrainian universities according to the authoritative international Webometrics Ranking of World Universities-2024, published by Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC).

In particular, in the January 2024 edition of Webometrics 2024 (January 2024 Edition 2024.1.0), our university took the 13th place in the all-Ukrainian table of higher education institutions. Thus, Dnipro National University retains its leading position among Dnipro regional universities and has even improved its performance, rising by three points compared to last year's (July) version of the ranking.

In 2024, Dnipro higher education institutions took the following places:
13th place – Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
19th place – National Technical University “Dnipro Polytechnic”
45th place – Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology
49th place – National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine
65th place – Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture
72nd place – Alfred Nobel University
77th place – Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs
118th place – Dnipro State Medical University
130th place – Dnipro National University of Railway Transport named after Academician V. Lazaryan
169th place – Dnipro State Agrarian and Economic University
178th place – University of Customs and Finance
224th place – Dnipro Regional Institute of Postgraduate Pedagogical Education
234th place – Dnipro Humanitarian University
241st place – Prydniprovsk State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport
242nd place – Dnipro Academy of Music
259th place – Dnipro Medical Institute of Traditional and Non-Traditional Medicine.

Traditionally, Webometrics 2024 was compiled according to a special methodology developed in accordance with the Berlin Principles on Ranking of Higher Education Institutions, established by UNESCO.
2023


DNU is among the Leaders of Ukraine in THE World University Rankings 2024

On September 27, 2023, the next edition of the ranking of the best universities in the world according to the British journal Times Higher Education - World University Rankings 2024 was published. For the third year in a row, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University confidently is on the fourth position in the national ranking table and is the only representative of regional Dnipro universities in the list.

In total, 14 higher education institutions were included in the ranking of the best Ukrainian universities, and another 27 institutions that provided their information but were not included in the ranking received the status of “reporter”. In the general list of the world universities, our university is traditionally located in the group 1201+.

In total, this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings analyzed more than 121 million citations from more than 15.5 million academic publications and included responses to a survey of 40,000 scientists from around the world. In total, more than 680,000 different data points were collected from more than 1,904 institutions in 108 countries and regions.

For reference:
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is one of the most influential rankings for assessing the activities and achievements of universities in the world, which allows to analyze the strengths of educational institutions and focus on increasing the efficiency of their work. The results of the Times International University Ranking have been published annually since the autumn of 2010. Each higher education institution is evaluated using 13 performance indicators based on four main metrics: teaching, research, giving of knowledge, and international perspectives.



DNU entered the world ranking of THE University Impact Rankings for the first time

On June 1, 2023, the British rating agency Times Higher Education published the results of the annual ranking of world higher educational establishments THE University Impact Rankings 2023. Oles Honchar Dnipro National University was included in this influential international ranking for the first time and immediately took the fourth place among Ukrainian universities (range 1001+ of the total world ranking).

In total, the fifth edition of THE University Impact Rankings evaluated 1591 universities from 112 countries, which is 185 more than last year. Ukraine was represented in THE-2023 by 33 higher educational establishments, up from 26 last year.

In particular, the national ranking table includes only two regional universities in Dnipro: our Oles Honchar Dnipro National University and the Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Both local universities are in the 1001+ category of the overall international ranking, where Ukrainian establishments are sorted alphabetically and have the same number of points: 7.9 - 53.8.

For more information about the ranking of Ukrainian universities, see THE University Impact Rankings 2023.

Times Higher Education The University Impact Rankings is a sub-rating of the prestigious THE World University Rankings, which has been published annually since the autumn of 2010 by Times Higher Education (UK).

The purpose of THE University Impact Rankings as a global performance ranking is to analyze the impact of higher education on the development of society and the achievement of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by universities for the period up to 2030.

According to the methodology, the ranking of global higher educational establishments takes into account indicators that provide a comprehensive and balanced comparison of activities in four metrics: teaching, research, governance and university impact.


International Ranking of Webometrics: DNU is the 1st in the Region

According to the authoritative academic ranking of Webometrics, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University took the 16th place in the all-Ukrainian ranking and became the undisputed leader in the Dnipro region again.

Ranking Web is a ranking of representation of universities in the virtual space that uses both webometric and bibliometric indicators. The main target of the ranking is to promote open access to the knowledge which is generated by the world's universities and to increase and disseminate high-quality scientific content on the Internet.

According to the July 2023 version of the Webometrics ranking, the best higher educational establishments in the Dnipro region took the following places among domestic universities:
  • 16th place - Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
  • 24rd place - Dnipro University of Technology
  • 50th place - National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine
  • 64th place - Alfred Nobel University
  • 71st place - Prydniprovska State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture

In general, the largest ranking system of the world universities today, Webometrics Ranking of World's Universities, processes web indicators of more than 20,000 universities worldwide. The Webometrics Ranking of World's Universities is based on a special methodology developed according to the Berlin Principles on Ranking of Higher Education Institutions, defined by UNESCO, based on independent, objective, and open data on the integration of higher education institutions in the Internet. The ranking is conducted by the Cybermetrics Lab research group of the National Research Council of Spain (CSIC, Madrid) twice a year – in January and July. Based on a combined indicator, the ranking takes into account the number of pages indexed by search engines on university websites, external links, and citations of these resources.



DNU at the Academic Influence Ranking 2023

According to the American rating portal AcademicInfluence.com, which assesses the influence of higher educational establishments in the academic world, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University is among the world's top 300 universities for mathematics training. Among the more than 6000 educational establishments represented at the ranking, our university took 275th place in this category.

According to the Academic Influence developers, the top three spheres of the influence of Oles Honchar Dnipro National University also include the fields of study "Communications" - 977th and "Literature" - 1019th places, respectively.

In the InfluentialSchools sub-rating, which assesses the level of influence of the 50 best Ukrainian universities for 2000-2022, DNU ranks 11th. This is the highest result among the establishments of the Dnipro region. In total, four universities in the Dnipro region were included in this American ranking.


New Scopus Rating: DNU is the 7th by the Number of Indexed Publications

The annual ranking of Ukrainian higher education institutions according to the SciVerse Scopus database was published. A total of 204 Ukrainian higher education institutions with separate Affiliation IDs in the official Scopus list were evaluated.

The results of the Scopus database ranking are traditionally based on the citation rates of scientific articles published by educational institutions or their specialists. In particular, in the national ranking table, all Ukrainian universities are ranked by the Hirsch index, a quantitative indicator based on the number of scientific publications and the number of citations.

Thus, in 2023, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has the following results:
- 7th place in Ukraine - by the number of indexed publications (5009 scientific publications);
-10th place - by the number of citations (total citations of scientific publications - 24102);
- 14th place - overall ranking in the SciVerse Scopus scientometric database (H-index 2023 - 52).

The Top 5 higher education institutions of the Dnipro region in terms of overall indicators are as follows: Dnipro State Medical University - 13th place (H-index - 53, 833 publications, 20217 citations); Ukrainian State University of Chemical Technology - 16th place (H-index - 48, 1883 publications, 13612 citations); Dnipro University of Technology - 29th place (H-index - 36, 11928 publications, 7767 citations); Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University - 31st place (Н-index - 43, 4423 publications, 235 citations).

For reference:
The Scopus bibliographic and abstract database of Elsevier Corporation is a tool for tracking the citation of articles published by a higher education institution or its employees in scientific journals. Scopus data is also used to compile other rankings of the world’s leading universities, such as: Times Higher Education or QS World University Rankings.

In general, the Scopus database constantly indexes more than 20,000 scientific publications in the fields of engineering, medicine, and humanities. In addition, it includes publications of scientific journals, conference proceedings, and book publications.


DNU is a Leading University in Dnipro and the Central Region of Ukraine

According to the results of the Consolidated Ranking of Higher Educational Establishments of Ukraine in 2023, compiled by the educational information resource Osvita.UA, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has been recognized as the best university in Dnipro and the Central region of Ukraine again.

The traditional annual ranking of Ukrainian universities covered the results of 239 higher education institutions this time. DNU has improved its position by 6 positions and has risen from the 20th place (2022) to 14-15, having gained the same number of points as Danylo Halytskyi Lviv National Medical University.

As at the previous year's rankings, the data from the most authoritative national rankings of higher educational establishments among experts and the media were used to compile the Consolidated Ranking of Ukrainian Universities in 2023: Scopus "TOP-200 Ukraine" and "NMT Score for Contract", each of which used different criteria for evaluation.

In fact, Dnipro National University demonstrated the highest positions among regional universities and, by the sum of points, confidently placed at the top of the ranking of universities in Dnipro and the Central region of Ukraine.

Traditionally, DNU also entered the TOP-10 classical universities of Ukraine, where it ranks 9th.


DNU at the World Ranking of the Best Rectors and Universities

IHBI, the international agency for public, corporate and private rankings, has released the World Ranking of the Best Rectors and Universities 2023. The Rector of Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, Sergiy Okovytyy, was included in the Top 10 Best Rectors of Ukraine and the Top 1000 Best Rectors of the World.

The methodology of the World Ranking of the Best Chancellors and Universities, 2023 is based on an activity-based approach. Specifically, the ranking is based on six criteria that allow us to objectively and impartially assess the quality and results of the actual work of chancellors and universities in different countries for the benefit of their citizens. These are the level of professional development of employees, achievements, international cooperation, research activities, the impact of universities on the development of the world and the countries in which they are located, the transformation of the environment, and the presence of outstanding graduates who change the country and the world for the better.

In particular, according to the IHBI ranking, Ukraine is among the Top 50 best countries in the world, where the level of quality and effectiveness of rectors and universities in favor of citizens was the highest. Our country ranked 34th, while the top three countries are as follows: The United States of America, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland.

The best performance indicators were used to determine the overall scores of the rectors and universities around the world. In essence, this is a credit rating that demonstrates the level of quality and efficiency of the work of rectors and universities in favor of students, their parents, and employers.

In total, the IHBI world ranking includes only 30 Ukrainian rectors, including only three representatives of higher educational establishments in Dnipro. These are Andrii Fomenko, Rector of Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs, who is ranked 4th in the national ranking; Sergiy Okovytyy, Rector of Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, who is ranked 7th; and Oleksandr Aziukovskyi, Rector of the Dnipro University of Technology, who is ranked 24th.


DNU is in the Top 20 at the Academic Ranking "TOP-200 Ukraine 2023"

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University is among the 20 best universities in Ukraine according to the results of the academic ranking of the higher educational establishments "TOP-200 Ukraine 2023". In particular, with a sum of indices of 14.3, DNU took 17th place in the national table of higher educational establishments.

For the seventeenth year in a row, the annual ranking of Ukrainian universities has been developed by the Center for International Projects "Euroeducation" in cooperation with the international group of experts IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence. Traditionally, the ranking table covers 200 Ukrainian higher educational establishments, but this year it includes 202 establishments (two universities with the same indicators are ranked 121 and 166). Dnipro region is in the TOP-20 of educational establishments of the country in 2023 and is represented by two universities - Dnipro University of Technology (12th place, total index - 13.8) and our Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, respectively.

In 2023, the methodology for determining the best higher educational establishments in Ukraine underwent certain changes. Namely, the current ranking took into account current trends in the development of higher education, which continues to undergo profound changes, including as a result of the impact of the COVID-2019 pandemic and russia's full-scale military invasion of Ukraine. The experts took into account the outcomes of the international conferences IREG 2022, IREG 2023, and the Berlin Principles approved by the participants of the second IREG meeting. Based on the conclusions of these conferences, the authors of the ranking used multi-criteria approaches to evaluating the activities of higher educational establishments. Large amounts of data that can be obtained from open sources were processed and their validity was checked.

In general, the assessment of Ukrainian universities in 2023 was based on six international and four national indicators. Among them, the highest weighting coefficients were given to academic, research and publishing, and international activities of the institution; research achievements (assessed by comparing university websites), citation of research papers in scientific journals, quality of presentation, and popularity of the institution in the Internet space, and achievements in terms of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Study Abroad Aide: DNU is in the TOP 25 Universities of Ukraine for Foreigners

The South Korean web portal Study Abroad Aide has published a ranking of the best universities for international students – World Rankings for Best Universities for International Students 2023-2024. Oles Honchar Dnipro National University took the 11th place among 25 higher education institutions of Ukraine recognized as the best for foreign applicants.

Traditionally, DNU demonstrates the highest results among Dnipro regional educational institutions. In total, three universities from Dnipro made it to the top 25 universities in Ukraine – our Oles Honchar Dnipro National University, as well as Dnipro State Medical University and Dnipro University of Technology. These institutions were ranked 18th and 21st in the national ranking.

In total, the Study Abroad Aide ranking table represented more than 8,000 higher education institutions from 72 countries. The methodology of their ranking took into account the academic reputation of institutions from reputable sources and the share of foreign students in the total contingent.

2022

 

DNU has improved its performance in the international Webometrics ranking

According to the monitoring data as of January 2022, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University has risen one position in the national table of the authoritative academic rating Webometrics. DNU currently ranks 11th among higher education institutions in Ukraine.


DNU is the leader in quoting Google Scholar among the region's universities

For the second year in a row, Oles Honchar Dnipro National University is the first among the universities of the Dnipro region and the 16th in Ukraine in the Transparent Ranking: Top Universities by Citations in Top Google Scholar Profiles rating. 


DNU for the first time in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rating

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University entered the Quacquarelli Symonds ranking for the first time and immediately took 11th place.

DNU took 4th place among Ukrainian universities in the Times Higher Education ranking

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University is on the 4th place among Ukrainian high educational institutions in the ranking of the best universities in the world Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022.


DNU was included in the top 10 universities of Ukraine according to the SCImago IR 2021 rating

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University took the 10th place among higher education institutions of Ukraine in the authoritative international scientometric rating The SCImago Institutions Rankings 2021 (SIR).

In addition, among all 39 Ukrainian HEIs (out of 7533 educational institutions in the world represented in SIR 2021) DNU was the best university in Ukraine in the fields of "Business, Management and Accounting", "Economics and Finance", "Social Sciences", as well as the 4th place in the fields of "Ecology and Agricultural and Biological Sciences" and the 6th – in the field of "Earth Sciences".


DNU is the first among Dnipro HEIs in the “Osvita.ua” 2021 rating

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University became the leader of the ranking of higher education institutions of Dnipro region, compiled by the information resource "Osvita.ua".

This sub-rating is included in the consolidated ranking of higher education institutions of Ukraine in 2021. In the final table of the national rating DNU took 14th place.

In the sub-rating "The best classical universities of Ukraine" is traditionally in the top ten, this year taking 8th place.
DNU is the most influential university in the region

Oles Honchar Dnipro National University is recognized as the leader of the Dnipro region and the 20th in the Ukrainian national rating in the ranking of the influence of the world's universities Influential Schools