In late July, "Webometrics" showed that three Lithuanian universities occupied top three positions for three consecutive terms consisting of six months each.
VU is the leader again among the Lithuanian universities, then Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) follows and the third is Vytautas Magnus University.
In the category of Central and Eastern European universities only 2 Lithuanian universities – VU (25) and VGTU (64) were included into the first top 100. Next in the queue was Vytautas Magnus University lining up in 116 position, Mykolas Romeris University – 151, Klaipeda University remaining in 158 position.
The Ranking Web or Webometrics is the largest academic ranking of Higher Education Institutions. Since 2004 and every six months an independent, objective, free, open scientific exercise is performed by the Cybermetrics Lab (Spanish National Research Council, CSIC) for the providing reliable, multidimensional, updated and useful information about the performance of universities from all over the world based on their web presence and impact.