According to the 2023 QS World University Rankings by Subject, two CEU programs rank amongst the top 50 worldwide, with a further four in the top 100.
"Our rankings in Politics and International Studies as well as Philosophy remained among the best 50, with Politics and International Studies at rank 26 and Philosophy at rank 34. I am especially pleased to see that Anthropology moved up this year to the 51-100 range, and that both History and Social Policy and Administration kept their places among the top 100 compared to last year. Sociology also remains in the top 100 ranking category," CEU President and Rector Shalini Randeria said. "CEU was also ranked in its new home, Austria. The ranking of Economics and Econometrics demonstrates upward movement, placing CEU second in Austria, an achievement of which are proud especially as a newcomer to the country," Randeria added.
CEU was ranked in two broad subject areas: Arts and Humanities; and Social Sciences and Management. The university scored in 22 subjects and was ranked in 10. Further rankings are Law, and Economics and Econometrics at 151-200; Psychology at 301-330; and Business and Management Studies at 401-450.
In the Austrian rankings, CEU was ranked first in three subjects: Politics and International Studies; Philosophy; Social Policy and Administration. It gained a second seat with six subjects: History; Sociology; Law; Economics and Econometrics; Anthropology; Psychology; while it came in third with its Business and Management Studies.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject evaluate universities offering undergraduate and/or taught graduate programs, exceed minimum academic and employer reputation scores, and publish a minimum number of papers based on discipline. This year, 1594 institutions were ranked across 54 subjects in 5 broad subject areas, creating over 18,300 ranked entries.