[Irtalk] European Commission Unveils 'Fairer' University Ranking System | Science/AAAS | News

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Thu May 22 10:34:16 SAST 2014

The European Commission has launched an online tool to rate universities
worldwide. The new system, called U-Multirank, *provides a more
sophisticated alternative to cruder rankings* by letting users select
rating criteria out of 30 indicators in five areas: research, teaching,
regional engagement, knowledge transfer, and international orientation.
European universities, which tend to fare poorly in existing rankings,
score better on some of these criteria.

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