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The Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava ranked among the top 500 world's elite universities. In the recently published 2016 QS World University Rankings it has ranked between positions 401 and 450 in the category Computer Science and Information Systems. You can view the rankings here.  

STU has been ranked the best university in Slovakia also in other categories, particularly in architecture, civil engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, materials sciences and mathematics. In some of these categories it reached even a higher position (civil engineering, mathematics) or similar (Electrical engineering, mechanical engineering) as in computer sciences, however the evaluators have only compiled a ranking of 100 or 200 best universities. Ranking of individual categories can be found in the attachment to this press release and on our website www.stuba.sk.

We are catching up with the world leaders and I believe that we will improve our ranking. We have all the prerequisites - experienced lecturers, new laboratories with unique instruments, internationally respected research and intensive cooperation with businesses. Students do not have to go abroad for quality education and science", says Robert Redhammer, the Rector of STU.

The QS World University Ranking belongs to the “Big Three” eldest world university ranking schemes (QS World University Rankings, ARWU- Shanghai Ranking, Times Higher Education World) University Rankings). “These schemes publish just the rankings of the best schools which in the context of the total number of all higher education institutions across the world (approx. 20 000) means that only the elite 2-3 percent institutions get included”, explains the Institute for Education Policy at the Ministry of Education of the Slovak Republic in its analysis of the world academic rankings.

QS World University Ranking evaluated 4 226 universities worldwide and a total of 945 universities appear in the published range of results. It features rankings of the world’s top universities in 42 subjects, from arts & humanities through to economic sciences, natural sciences, agriculture, engineering, technologies, medicine and chemistry. The ranking results draw on the opinions of academics and employers, alongside analysis of almost 30 million research papers and over one hundred million citations.


The Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) is a modern research and higher education institution. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, it is listed in 601.-800. place. In the 20016 QS World University Rankings it ranks 401-500. According to the Slovak higher education ranking scheme prepared by ARRA, STU is the best university in chemical technologies, computer and technical sciences. Education at STU is based on its own scientific research and focused on industry needs. In 2015 STU’s researchers participated in 294 research contracts with industry partners and in almost 500 research projects funded through grants. STU graduates are some of the most successful and the highest paid employees on the Slovak job market.