Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences ranks 9th in QS World University Rankings


Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences in Leiden ranks 9th place in 2015 QS World Rankings for Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

The rankings highlight the world's top universities in 36 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact. Also, Biology, Physics and Astronomy were ranked among the top 100. 

Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences achieves an overall score of 89.9, which results in this 9th place world wide. This position also translates to a 6th place in Europe, and the 1st in the Netherlands.

Score per aspect:
• Citations per paper: 97.9
• Academic reputation: 91.2
• H-index Citations: 86.3
• Employer reputation: 73.9

Evaluation criteria

Scientific reputation is the most influential factor in the QS Rankings per Subject, and contributes 40% to the final score. Other aspects that weigh in are: citation-score (20%), student/staff-ratio (20%), employers' reputation (10%), and the fraction of international staff (5%) and fraction of international students (5%).

More information about the QS World Ranking per Subject, can be found at here >>