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CLSU ranks 13th in the Philippines based on the Webometrics Ranking of Universities

Author: Strategic Communication Office | Date Published: 07/30/2021 10:32:18 am





Central Luzon State University once again proved to be among the top higher education institutions in the country clinching the 13th spot among 288 universities in the Philippines from rank 21st and15th in February 2020 and January 2021, respectively.

The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), the largest public research body in Spain. It aims to promote scientific research to improve the progress of the scientific and technological level of the country which will contribute to increasing the welfare of the citizens.

The Cybermetrics Lab used quantitative methods and applied indicators that allowed them to measure the scientific activity on the Web. The indicators and their corresponding weights are visibility (50%) - the impact of web content, transparency (10%) - top-cited researchers, and excellence (40%) - top-cited papers.

Moreover, it is the 18th year of publication of the Ranking Web to offer full coverage of Higher Education Institutions from different countries and or disciplines involve.

To see the full list and ranking: https://www.webometrics.info/en/Asia/Philippines.