Four Swedish universities in top 50

More than 1200 universities are ranked by the Shanghai ranking every year and the best 500 are published. In the “Ecology” subject, the 1st place in the ranking is University of Oxford and 47th is Stockholm University. In comparison, the ranking of Stockholm University as a whole is 74th place.

Four Swedish Universities are in the top 50 in the subject “Ecology”, with the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences as 10th, Lund University 38th and Uppsala University at 50th place.

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Paper impact factor influences

The ranking is decided upon the number of papers, average impact of papers, the percentage of internationally collaborated papers and the number of papers published in top Journals authored by an Institution in an Academic subject. Finally, it includes the total number of staff of an institution winning a significant award in an Academic subject.

To be included in a subject ranking, the universities need to have a minimum number of research publications during the period of 2011-2015. The publication threshold for ecology was 50.

The whole ranking list you can view here.