Published: 11 Jun 2018

Global Accolade for Prague College's academic partner

Prague College is delighted to announce that its major academic partner in the UK, Teesside University, has been included amongst the world’s best young universities according to prestigious global rankings published on 6 June.

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The Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2018 provides a comprehensive list of the world’s best universities aged 50 years or under. The rankings were revealed at the Young Universities Summit in Tampa, Florida today and include 250 institutions from 55 countries world-wide.

Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Teesside University, Professor Paul Croney, said: 'Our inclusion in the THE Young University Rankings is a significant achievement and is a great source of pride to the whole University community and the wider region.

'Teesside University’s vision is to be an internationally-renowned institution with a reputation for academic excellence. We are committed to providing an outstanding student and learning experience and this latest accolade is recognition of all the tremendous work being undertaken at Teesside to transform our university.'

The THE Young University Rankings is a comprehensive, balanced and trusted resource, with young universities measured across a range of strict criteria, including teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income. This is the first time Teesside University has been featured in the prestigious rankings and is placed at 151-200.

Dr David Bell, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) at Teesside University, said: 'It is extremely gratifying to see such a consistent upward trend for Teesside University... We are committed to providing an outstanding student and learning experience and this latest accolade is recognition of all the tremendous work being undertaken... to transform our university.'