ATHENS — The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is ranked 85th internationally, according to the results of the global ranking "Top Universities by Top Google Scholar Citations" by Webometrics.
As mentioned in a relevant announcement, NKUA is in the 15th place in Europe and in the first place among the Greek institutions, with 2,537,572 citations. This performance gives NKUA the 1st place among the universities of the Mediterranean and among the universities in the Balkans. It should be noted that for the 5th consecutive year, NKUA is in the TOP 100 of this global ranking.
This ranking, published for the 12th time, includes 4,234 universities, of which 24 are Greek.
It is based on the number of citations of research by professors and researchers of institutions.
At the top of the ranking is Harvard University in the United States and 2nd, 3rd and 4th place are also occupied by the US Universities Stanford, Berkeley and MIT. In the 5th place is the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, while Oxford University, also in the UK, is 7th. The other four places in the Top 10 are also occupied by universities in the US.