Gdańsk Tech is a leader in 4 areas of Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021 | Gdańsk University of Technology

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Date added: 2021-04-27

Gdańsk Tech is a leader in 4 areas of Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021

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THE Impact ranking is the only global ranking that is based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In the latest edition of the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021, Gdańsk University of Technology has been classified in the overall ranking and in eight individual Sustainable Development Goals.  

The Sustainable Development Goals is an action plan for the transformation of the world, in which the needs of the present generation can be met in a sustainable manner, respecting the environment and taking into account the needs of future generations. THE Impact international university ranking, which takes these goals into account, was organized for the third time.

Compared to last year's edition, Gdańsk Tech recorded a decline in the general classification to the range of 601-800 (a place in the range together with the University of Warsaw and the Medical University of Warsaw), but at the same time was among the leading Polish universities included in the overall ranking. Eight Polish universities were classified in the range of 801-1000, one in the range of 1001+. The ranking is headed by a British university - the University of Manchester and two Australian universities - the University of Sydney and RMIT University.

9 - Innovation, industry, infrastructure and area

12 - Responsible consumption and production

13 - Climate action

16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions

Gdańsk University of Technology was best in four SDGs areas, ranking first among national universities in each of them. The university was placed in a very high 101-200 range in the world ranking in area No. 9 - Innovation, industry, infrastructure and area No. 13 - Climate action. Gdańsk Tech was also classified in the range of 301-400 in area no. 12 - Responsible consumption and production, and as the only university in Poland, it was ranked in the range of 401-600 in area no. 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions.

More information and ranking methodology can be found on the website: Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

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