QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a global analytical agency in the field of higher education and compiler of the most popular rankings of the best universities in the world, published QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, which includes 1452 universities, among which there are four Ukrainian universities.
Last year, the number of rankings by subject increased from 48 to 51, and now includes Petroleum Engineering, Geology and Geophysics.
The number of Ukrainian higher education institutions by subject in 2021 compared to the previous year increased from two (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and National Technical University of Ukraine «Ihor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute») to four: V. Karazin Kharkiv National University and Lviv Polytechnic National University entered the rankings for the first time.
In particular, Lviv Polytechnic National University took the following positions in the world:
- 101–150 – Petroleum Engineering;
- 551–600 – Computer Science and Information Systems.
Among Ukrainian universities, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv participates in the largest number of rankings (one academic discipline and six rankings by subject), and Lviv Polytechnic National University occupies the highest position among Ukrainian universities – 101–150 by subject Petroleum Engineering.
Ben Sauter, Head of the QS Research Department, comments: «This year, the number of Ukrainian universities in the rankings by subject has doubled from two to four. It is important to note their participation in the rankings by subject characterized by a high level of competition, namely: Computer Science and Information Systems, Physics and Astronomy, and Petroleum Engineering».
More details you can find on the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.