The information resource “Oсвіта.ua” (“Education.ua”) compiles a consolidated rating of the higher education establishments in Ukraine annually. The compilation of the rating is based on the following university ratings “Top 200 Ukraine” (“Топ-200 Україна”), “Scopus” and “External independent evaluation point for the contract” (“Бал ЗНО на контракт”). For the record, each of these ratings uses their own criteria for evaluating the higher education establishments.
The consolidated rating of this year includes the results of 241 higher education establishments and consists of 7 subratings: “The best classical universities in Ukraine”, “The best private higher education establishments”, “The best higher education establishments in Kyiv”, “The best higher education establishments in different areas of Ukraine”, “The best pedagogical higher education establishments”, “The best medical universities in Ukraine” and also “The best higher education establishments in different regions of Ukraine”.
As far as the results of the consolidated rating are concerned, the top 3 positions were subdivided between the following 3 Kyiv higher education establishments: the Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (1st place), the National Technical University of Ukraine “Ihor Sikorskyi Kyiv Polytechnic Institute” (2nd place) and the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” (3rd place). The Ivan Franko National University of Lviv maintains the leadership position entering the 5 best Ukrainian universities occupying the fourth place. The fifth place belongs to the V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.
It’s worth mentioning that it is not only victory of the university as according to the rating results the Ivan Franko University of Lviv is one of the three best classical universities in Ukraine. Moreover, the university has been recognised as the best higher education establishment of the Western Region.