RIGA - The Riga Technical University (RTU) is the only of the Baltic universities that has been listed among 50 best universities by international ranking World's Universities with Real Impact (WURI), in the assessment of Entrepreneurial Spirit.
RTU has been ranked 31st in the section on Entrepreneurial Spirit, improving its last year's results, and winning the best position not only among Latvian, but among all Baltic universities.
Overall, RTU has been ranked 95th in the WURI general ranking.
The ranking also includes Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), University of Tartu (Estonia) and Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania), which were ranked 201st-300th.
The Organizing Committee of the Second Conference of the Hanseatic League of Universities has formed a task force to prepare a new university ranking system. It is titled World’s Universities With Real Impact (WURI) and evaluates the university’s real contributions to the society. WURI highlights creative and innovative approaches to university research and education.