Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 - the first edition of this year's rankings by subject

In the WUR by subject rankings for Life Science, Physical Science, and Psychology published on 16 September 2021, the University of Gdańsk is classified among the best ranked Polish universities.


This year’s table in life sciences includes 972 universities, up from 895 last year. It highlights the universities that are leading across the following disciplines: agriculture and forestry, biological sciences, veterinary science and sport science.  In the life sciences, our university is ranked among 12 Polish universities. It is right behind the strict podium occupied by the best national universities - the University of Warsaw (ranked 401-500 in the world), the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and the Jagiellonian University (ranked 501-600). The University of Gdańsk, on the fourth place in the table of Polish universities, occupies the 601-800 range in the world.

The physical sciences subject ranking includes 1,227 universities that are leading across the following disciplines: mathematics and statistics, physics and astronomy, chemistry, geology, environmental sciences, and earth and marine sciences.  Among 16 Polish universities, University of Gdańsk is ranked on the sixth position. The best national institution is University of Warsaw (range 301-400 in the world), the podium is completed by Gdansk University of Technology and Jagiellonian University (range 601-800). Our University is classified on 801-1000 position in the world.

The psychology subject table includes 568 universities. It highlights the universities that are leading across several areas of psychology, including educational, sport, business, animal and clinical psychology. 6 Polish universities are classified in this ranking: University of Warsaw (range 201-250 worldwide), University of Wrocław (251-300) and SWPS University (301-400). University of Gdańsk is noticed at 501+ position.

THE WUR by subject rankings include more and more universities each year. They use the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022, but the methodology has been recalibrated to suit the individual fields.


Full results of by subject rankings:






Prepared by: Katarzyna Gregorowicz-Bielawska, M.A., Representative of the Rector for Rankings