The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń was advanced by 19 places in the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia ranking. In the classification conducted by one of the three most prestigious ranking organizations, the university was in the 88th place.
The place in the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia ranking shows the strong academic position of the University and a large promotion confirms the effectiveness of changes introduced at the university and the ambition to obtain the status of a research university in the near future.
At the lead of the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia ranking were Russian universities – Lomonosov State University and Novosibirsk State University. The ranking has been published since 2004 by the organization Quacquarelli Symonds dealing with the issue of teaching at a higher level. Its most important goal is to enable candidates to make the rational choice of university and to popularize the idea of studying outside their home country.