The Department of Physical Education and Sports Science of DUTH among the top in the world

Published on 27/12/2021 in the Shanghai board (ARWU) the special ranking with the top sports schools and the departments of sports studies of the Universities in the world (Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments).

This year’s ranking includes in the position 201-300 worldwide (and in the 3rd place in Greece) the School of Physical Education and Sports Science of Democritus University of Thrace confirming the important scientific and research work performed within the School by its teaching-research force.

The Universities of this ranking were graded based on three criteria and five indicators, which evaluate exclusively the academic and research performance:

The criterion “Research Production” (40%), which includes two indicators: (a) The indicator “Number of Articles in the base of Web of Science” (PUB), for the period 2016-2020, which concerns the total articles and publications of the School (20%) and (b) the index “Total Number of Citations” (CIT) from the specific articles and publications of the School of Sports Studies (20%).

The criterion “Quality of Research” (50%) which also includes two indicators: publications (25%) and b) the index “Number of Articles published in 25% of major research journals” (TOP) (25%).

The criterion “International Cooperation” (IC) (10%), which includes the indicator “Percentage of articles with international cooperation in all articles”.

The relevant list can be found here.


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