The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021, released May 27 by ShanghaiRanking, ranks CEU in the global Top 200 in three subjects.
In Economics, CEU is ranked world #151-200, including 61st in research influence and 6th in international collaboration. It is 1st in both Austria and Hungary, and 2nd in Central and Eastern Europe. It is ranked on par with Barcelona, Bologna, CityU Hong Kong, HEC Paris, Lausanne, St. Andrews, Vanderbilt and Western Ontario.
Specialized in social sciences, CEU is at #76-100 in Political Sciences, #101-150 in Public Administration and #201-300 in Psychology.
The most influential and widely observed global research ranking, ARWU rated universities based on research publications over 2015-2019. It ranked more than 4,000 universities in 54 subjects across natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences, and social sciences.