■ HUFS ranked 7th in Arts &
HUFS has been ranked high in Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University
Rankings by Subject 2019, demonstrating its academic prominence. On February
27, 2019, the British education specialist QS released its 2019 university
rankings in 48 subjects across five broad subject areas. According to QS, HUFS
ranks in the top 200 internationally in three subject areas and has reentered
the top 500 in the area of Economics and Econometrics.
As an elite institution in the Arts and
Humanities, HUFS made it into the rankings in the subjects of Modern Languages,
Linguistics, and English Language & Literature as well as in the subject
area of Economics & Econometrics.
More specifically, HUFS was ranked 3rd nationally (45th globally) in Modern
Languages. It also placed 3rd nationally (in the range of 51st-100th globally)
in Linguistics, and 4th (in the range of 151st-200th globally) in English
Language & Literature. In the subject area of Economics and Econometrics,
HUFS reentered the top 500 universities worldwide after last reaching that high
The QS World University Rankings by Subject assess universities around the
world based on four metrics: academic reputation, employer reputation,
citations per faculty, and H-index citations. In recent years, HUFS has been
ranked high not only in the QS rankings but also in the JoongAng Ilbo rankings
as well as other university rankings.