The National University of Rwanda (NUR) has gone up 527 places from last position of 4,158th in the Webometrics World universities ranking. The University currently stands on 3631st position in 21,000 Universities around the world.
In a new edition of the Ranking Web of Universities, also known as Webometrics Ranking published in February 2013, the National University of Rwanda (NUR) performed well than the previous year.
NUR also made progress on the continent level by being on the 58th position from position of 71st in Africa last year.
In East Africa, NUR is 7th place behind Makerere University (first), University of Nairobi (second), University of Dar Es Salaam (third), Kenyatta University( Fourth) , Maseno University (fifth) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (sixth).
In Rwanda, NUR is at the top with 4204 places ahead of Kigali institute of Science and Technology (KIST) which is at the second place. Université Libre de Kigali (ULK) is the only Rwandan private higher learning institution ranked among 21,000 world universities being at 17839th position.
Since 2004 and every six months, the world ranking web of universities exercise is performed by multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact.