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Daugavpils University – one of the 1000 best universities in the world

Daugavpils University and four other Latvian higher education institutions have entered the international ranking of academic and research institutions “SCImago Institutions Ranking 2021”.

The international SCImago Institutions Ranking measures academic and research results in various scientific disciplines around the world. Each year it compiles and publishes indicators based on research and innovation results, as well as measurements of the impact on society.

Among the 1000 best higher education institutions in the world, Riga Stradiņš University is the highest ranked university among Latvian higher education institutions. It has entered the international ranking for the third year in a row, and this year it is ranked 676th in the international ranking. It is followed by the University of Latvia, which is ranked 740th in the international ranking this year. Riga Technical University is ranked 766th, Daugavpils University – 817th, but the Latvia University of Agriculture – 836th.

From other Baltic States, SCImago Institutions Ranking 2021 includes 10 Lithuanian and 6 Estonian universities and research institutions. The University of Tartu is given the highest rank of all three Baltic countries, ranking 519th in the world.


Information prepared by:

Public Relations and Marketing Department

of Daugavpils City Council