University of Liechtenstein leads the way in educational rankings
The comparison platform eduwo has published the results of this year’s educational rankings. The University of Liechtenstein has emerged as the best university overall, with its Master degree program in Entrepreneurship and Management also coming out on top in a separate category.
Just under 6,000 students took part in this year’s educational rankings to decide the best universities, as revealed in a press release issued by eduwo. The University of Liechtenstein was voted as the best university. The factors of lecturer/teacher, facilities, organization, educational framework/setting and course content, in addition to the recommendation rate, were used for the assessment. “It’s amazing that our students have recognized and recommended the personal support, excellent education, human interaction and scope for development as unique strengths of our university”, comments Ulrike Baumöl, Rector of the University of Liechtenstein.
In addition, votes were taken to decide the best individual degree programs for the first time. In terms of Master programs, the University of Liechtenstein’s Master program in Entrepreneurship and Management was voted as the winner. And Vaduz also staked its claim to second place with the Architecture Master program at the University of Liechtenstein. In the Bachelor category, the University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil (HSR) emerged victorious for its Bachelor degree program in Computer Science. Here, the University of Liechtenstein took third place for its Bachelor degree course in Architecture. The HSR was also named the best university of applied sciences. SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern, a hotel management school, was voted as the best institution of higher vocational training. SHL also came out on top in the HF study program category for its Dipl. Hôtelière-Restauratrice/Hôtelier-Restaurateur HF. The Unterstrass Institute at the Zurich University of Teacher Education (PHZH) was voted as the best teacher training college.
In terms of the most popular fields of study, art, music and design attained the best average score of 4.28, while technology enjoyed the highest recommendation rate of 96.4 percent.
The platform eduwo makes experience reports available to future students based on responses from both current students and alumni. “With authentic experience reports from current and former students, eduwo is making the search easier for prospective students, while at the same time minimizing the number of drop outs”, comments Raphel Tobler, Co-Founder of the Winterthur-based start-up.