The University of Banja Luka has progressed by 102 places on the most recent Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, among 31,000 higher education institutions worldwide.
According to the Webometrics report for July 2021, the University of Banja Luka is currently ranked 2547th among the universities worldwide. As for Europe and its position in Europe, the University of Banja Luka is ranked 910th place among the overall ranked 5,729 universities. Let us be reminded that six months ago the University of Banja Luka was ranked 2,658th place on this ranking list, and a year ago it was ranked 3,843rd place among the world universities.
As for the higher education institutions from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the University of Banja Luka is ranked the second, following the University of Sarajevo. Harvard University and Standford University from the USA, followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), are still the best ones globally.
The Webometrics is a recognized ranking system for the world’s universities, developed and updated twice a year by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish National Research Council. Since January this year, the Webometrics ranking has been conducted according to a new methodology. Thus, the analysis is now made in three categories instead of four, as was the case in the past, as follows: university web presence, visibility and the global academic performance.
The goal of the rector's team of the University of Banja Luka is to keep the University of Banja Luka among the three thousand best universities in the world, and to continuously advance in the rankings that monitor the quality of higher education institutions. The progress of the University of Banja Luka on this world-recognized list is based on the dedicated work of all members of the University, primarily professors, teaching assistants and students who publish their scientific papers in world-renowned scientific journals.