The UvA ranks among the top 100 worldwide in 27 out of the 47 subject areas measured in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
In the field of computer science the Informatics Institute is number 45 and within Europe, it holds the 12th place of all CS departments. In 2019 was Computer Science & Information Systems of the UvA listed in the group 51-100.
QS ranks subject areas on the basis of four criteria: employer reputation, academic reputation, citations and H-index. The latter criterion links the impact (number of citations) to the scope (number of publications) of a researcher’s work.