Minsk Institute of Management has boosted its position in the 4 International Colleges & Universities ranking

4 International Colleges & Universities (4ICU) is an international educational portal, containing information about 11 160 accredited universities and colleges in 200 different countries of the world.

It is worth to be mentioned that 4ICU ranking ( unlike, for example, Ranking Web of World universities) doesn’t access academic achievements of the institutions of higher education as it is stated by Berlin principles on ranking of higher education institutions.

The prime aim of 4ICU rankings is to provide an approximate popularity ranking of world Universities and Colleges based upon the popularity of their websites. The quality of educational programs as well as academic success of the institution of higher education is set aside.

During the process of making current 4ICU ranking five unaffected web-metrics were used:

  • Google Page Rank – is a numerical quantity, which considers the importance of webpage, estimated byGoogle.
  • Alexa Traffic Rank – site rank, based on the volume of registered traffic with the help of Alexa Toolbar.
  • Majestic Seo Referring Domains – number of top-level domains that link to analyzed sites.
  • Majestic Seo Citation Flow – numerical value that characterizes the credibility of the site, depending on the number of links to it.
  • Majestic Seo Trust Flow – numerical value that characterizes the reliability of the site, depending on the inclination of reputable sites to link to it.

The ranking has been published since May 2005. Since then the ranking methodology has been periodically fine-tuned in order to provide better results. Detailed information about methods of 4ICU ranking you can get by link.

4ICU ranking is published twice a year: in January and July. In July 2013 ranking 48 sites of Belarusian higher education institutions were evaluated. Over the past six months website of Minsk Institute of Management improved its position at 666 points and took 3872 place in the world and 5th place among Belarusian higher education institutions (in January 2013 – 4538th place in the world and third among Belarusian higher education institutions).

List of top Colleges and Universities in Belarus by university web ranking http://www.4icu.org/by/

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