University of Muhammadiyah Prof. DR. HAMKA (Uhamka) has again proven its seriousness in improving the academic quality, including by being ranked 66th in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2022 in the category of Universities in Indonesia, ranked 5th in the category of Muhammadiyah Universities in Indonesia, and ranked 1st based on the Webometrics Impact Ranking 2022 for the category of Muhammadiyah Universities in Indonesia.
The three rankings were released by the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2022 at the end of January 2022.
The Webometrics Ranking of Universities is a ranking awarded by the Cybermetrics Lab, a group of researchers from the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC), the largest research body in Spain and assesses all Universities in the World every two times a year.
This ranking started in 2004 and is based on a combination of indicators that consider web volume and content, visibility, and impact of news publications according to the number of external links received.
With this ranking, Uhamka can prove that it can compete in the international and national arenas. The rankings are achieved with brilliant numbers as the best university from other universities in Indonesia.
It is also an excellent opportunity for Uhamka to always strive to increase its credibility as a university that has a vision and mission in the future, including becoming a Prophetic Teaching University 2024.
Prof. Dr. Gunawan Suryoputro, as the Chancellor of Uhamka, expressed his happiness for the achievements of Uhamka, which he currently leads for the extraordinary increase in the Webometrics Ranking.
"Alhamdulillah, our gratitude from the entire Uhamka Community to Allah SWT for such a great achievement in the Webometrics Ranking as the 5th best University for Muhammadiyah Higher Education level, the 66th University in Indonesia, and the 1st rank based on Webometrics Impact Ranking in 2022 for the category of Muhammadiyah Universities in Indonesia. This is an immeasurable pride because we (Uhamka) in January 2021 are ranked 227th," said Gunawan.
The Chancellor of Uhamka added that the Webometrics ranking is a reference for world universities in developing academic and non-academic, so Uhamka uses this ranking for developing university.