Lviv University – among the leaders of the Consolidated Rating of Higher Education Institutions of Ukraine

The informational and educational resource “Освіта.ua” presented a consolidated rating of institutions of higher education in Ukraine in 2018.

In order to form the rating, the authors used, in their opinion, the most authoritative among the experts and the media the national ratings of educational institutions of Ukraine: “Top 200 Ukraine”, “Scopus” and “EIT for the contract”, each of which uses different criteria for assessing institutions of higher education in Ukraine.

According to the generalized results of the rating, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv took the fourth position.

The first top three universities include Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University,  Karazin Kharkiv National University and the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”.

You can read the full rating by the link.


“TOP-200 Ukraine” – the method of the project “Top 200 Ukraine” is based on the use of data of direct measurement and expert opinions. The activities of universities are assessed using an integrated index. This index contains three components: quality indices of scientific and pedagogical potential, the quality of education index and the index of international recognition.

Rating Scopus – the results of the rating of institutions of higher education in Ukraine are based on Scopus database indicators, which is a tool for tracking the citation of scientific articles published by the educational institution or its employees in scientific journals. In the rating table, universities are ranked by the Higher index – a quantitative indicator based on the number of scientific publications and the number of quotes from these publications.

The rating “Award for an external contract for a higher education institution” is the rating of higher education institutions by the average grade of non-university students last year who are enrolled in universities for studying for the funds of individuals and legal entities (contract).