For the third consecutive year the international citations to its research across multiple disciplines have increased markedly according to the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020, released on Wednesday in Zürich.
Stellenbosch University improved on the indicators of teaching, research, citations and international outlook compared to last year.
The most important improvement was on the citation score, which is 13% up on the previous period. This is the third year in a row in which the university has improved on the indicator.
The university has improved its overall position in the rankings from 301-350 to 251-300, occupying the third spot among leading universities in South Africa - after UCT and Wits.