The Institute of Computer Science holds a high place in international rankings
The Institute of Computer Science of the University of Tartu has been ranked among the world's top 200 in the Times Higher Education, a leading British higher education magazine.
The Times Higher Education university rankings are considered the most prestigious and influential in the world and have been compiled since 2004. The recently published rankings rank 974 universities in the field of computer science, and the University of Tartu is ranked 176th to 200th this year.
Professor Jaak Vilo, Head of the Institute of Computer Science, comments: "High-quality, impactful research helping Estonian businesses and fundamental and applied research in computer sciences also help education to be at its best.“
The Times Higher Education rankings take into account 13 performance indicators, brought together under five categories which include teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.
„Narrower disciplines are not included in this ranking but I can say that Information Systems (Business Processes), Software Engineering, AI, Data Science, Health- and Bioinformatics, Cryptography and Information Security, Natural Language Processing, IoT, Didactics and High-Performance Computing, etc are at very good levels in our institute,“ adds professor Vilo.