University of Galway THE World University Ranking

THE World Rankings Overview

University of Galway partakes annually in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Ranking along with over a 1,500 other universities.  The Times Higher Education (THE) investigates five key areas known as the performance indicators, using rigorous standards and global benchmarks across all University's key missions.

Five key areas; 

 - Teaching (the learning environment); 

 - Research (volume, income and reputation); 

 - Citations (research influence);  

 - International outlook (staff, students and research); and 

 - Industry income (knowledge transfer).

University of Galway was ranked in the 301-350 band in the results published September 2022, in THE World University Rankings for the year 2023.

THE Methodology

The Times Higher Education (THE) methodology is explained in detail on the THE website.

See a breakdown of the metrics in figure 1 & 2 below.   The Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings are heavily weighted on the research metrics with a total of 60% weighting between the Citations and Research metrics.

 Figure 1: Pie Chart of each metrics in the THE Ranking. 
 The Weighting Pie Chart

Figure 2: Detailed breakdown of each metric in the THE Ranking
THE Weightings Detailed Table

THE Results

See University of Galway's results in the Times Higher Education Ranking.

THE Ranking 2018-2022
Year University of Galway Rank
2022 301-350
2021 351-400
2020 301-350
2019 251-300
2018 301-350

THE Press Releases

See press releases relating to the Times Higher Education (THE) University rankings.

Published 2021

Irish Times 2021

Published 2020

Irish Times 2020

Published 2019

Published 2018

Published 2017

NUI Galway maintains position in the Times Higher Education (THE) University Rankings 2017

Published 2016

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