A very important distinction, which demonstrates the high quality, the global impact and recognition of the research project at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, was reflected in the results of «Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities». The Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities or NTU Ranking is a ranking system of world universities by scientific paper volume, impact and performance output.
More specifically, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranked in the 186th place in the world for 2022, among the 1000 best higher education institutions, as shown in the table below:
NKUA ranks 1st among the seven Greek Universities included in the specific ranking table. More specifically, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ranks 2nd in Greece and 350th worldwide, followed by the University of Crete in 493rd place, the University of Ioannina in 601-650, the National Technical University of Athens in 651-700, the University of Patras in positions 801-850 and the University of Thessaly in positions 901-950.
In addition to the overall ranking, this institution includes rankings in 6 broader scientific fields, as well as in 27 specific scientific subjects. Here too, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens has achieved significant distinctions, having been included in the top Universities in five of the six scientific fields, Agriculture, Life Sciences, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social sciences.
It is worthy to note that the scientific field of Medicine which is placed 110th in the world, having risen thirty places in relation to the 2018 ranking, and in the life sciences in 179th place worldwide, having risen 110 places in relation to the ranking of 2018.