It should be noted that Narxoz University is participating in the ranking for the first time and has registered in the top 400 out of all participating universities worldwide. Narxoz’ ranking on the contribution to specific Sustainable Development Goals is broken down as follows:
- SDG 3: Promoting a healthy lifestyle and well-being: 401+
- SDG 4: Ensuring quality education and promoting learning opportunities for all: 401+
- SDG 5: Gender equality and empowerment: 301+
- SDG 7: Providing access to modern, affordable and clean energy sources: 301+
- SDG 8: Promoting decent work and sustainable economic growth: 301+
- SDG 9: Building strong infrastructure, promoting industrialization, and innovation: 401+
- SDG 16: Promoting peaceful societies, access to justice and accountability: 201+
- SDG 17: Strengthening global partnership for sustainable development: 301+
“We believe that universities are our greatest hope of solving some of the world’s biggest challenges,” says Phil Baty, Chief Knowledge Officer at Times Higher Education. “These rankings prove that traditional barriers to success like (institutional) wealth or research prestige don’t matter when it comes to doing great things for sustainability. It’s clear that universities give us a lot to be hopeful for.”
Narxoz University and Almaty Management University are the only universities to place in the rankings out of all approximately 320 universities in Central Asia.
Learn more about the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings and Narxoz University.