Besides being the oldest university in the country, the University of Pécs has earned a prominent position in terms of international excellence as well. The entire institution, as well as many of our faculties and study programs took leading positions in highly recognized international rankings.
UPFBE has always been among the top schools in the official national rankings. According to a prominent national ranking by the business magazine HVG, in the past 5 years the School has been among the top 10 teaching Business and Economics out of more than 150 Hungarian schools in many fields of study.
In 2022, the University of Pécs was ranked 201-250th in the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings and 60th in the QS Emerging Europe & Central Asia Rankings. UP also participates in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings and is ranked in all Sustainable Development Goals. In the latest SDG8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) the university is ranked 401-600th globally. As green thinking is a very important aspect of our mission, we are proud that UP is the ranked 42 greenest university in the world according to UIGreenMetric The School’s international recognition and reputation is demonstrated by the fact that the institution is ranked as a Three Palms Institution in the Eduniversal Business School ranking. Three palms institutions are categorised as excellent business schools. With this recognition it is listed among the top five Hungarian business schools in the Eduniversal Business School ranking. A strategic aim of the School is to be ranked in the Times Higher Education Business & Economics subject rankings.