The ranking list includes 11 universities and 579 professors from the country, while SEEU is the second university from North Macedonia, which is represented in the list of top 10% scientists in the world.
The AD Scientific Index ranking system is based on the number of meritorious researchers. The ranking was made using four criteria. The first criterion is the number of researchers ranked in the world list of Top 2% of scientists. The second and third criterion is the ranking of researchers in the list of Top 10%, Top 20%, Top 40%, Top 60 and Top 80%. The fourth ranking criterion is the number of scientists/researchers listed in the AD Scientific Index.
The AD Scientific Index analyzes academic work from 217 countries, 20.754 universities and 1.345.291 researchers/scientists.