RIGA - The University of Latvia (LU), the Riga Techical University (RTU), and the Latvian Agricultural University (LLU) have been listed in the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2020 drawn by Times Higher Education (THE), one of the world's most prestigious university rating agencies.
The rating lists in total 533 universities from 47 countries. LU and RTU rank 251st-300th in the list, while LLU ranks 401st-500th.
The leading positions are taken by several universities of China - Tsinghua University remains number one, while Peking University is second, Zhejiang University is third and the University of Science and Technology of China is fourth.
LU representative Sindija Iesalniece said that the main indicators assessed in the rating are teaching and learning environment, research, revenue and reputation, international perspective and cooperation with industries.