5th Meeting of the International Rankings Expert Group (IREG-5)

5th Meeting of the International Rankings Expert Group (IREG-5)

The Academic Rankings: From Popularity to Reliability and Relevance

organized by:
IREG International Observatory on Academic Rankings and Excellence
CHE-Centre for Educational Development, Gutersloh

in collaboration with/support of:
German Federal Ministry of Research and Higher Education
DAAD German Academic Exchange Agency

Berlin, 6-8 October 2010
Location: Brandenburg Akademie


[Status as November 2009]

Wednesday, 6 October

Whole day
Arrival of participants
16.00 18.00
Meeting of Executive Committee of IREG Observatory [closed session]
19.30 23.00
Welcome Reception

Thursday, 7 October

8.30 9.30
9.30 10.00
Opening Session


  • Representative of the German Federal Ministry of Research and Higher Education;

  • Prof. Frank Ziegele, Director of CHE;

  • Dr. Jan Sadlak, President of IREG Observatory

10.00 12.30
First Session: New Developments in National and International Rankings
Liu Nian Cai, Shanghai Academic Consultancy, China
- findings from the IREG Meeting on Academic Ranking in Humanities and Social Sciences
12.20 14.00
14.00 16.00
Second Session: Regional Classification and Rankings Initatives

  • update on the CHERPA Project

  • Ranking of third mission

  • MENA IIE Institutional Classification Project

16.00 - 16.30
Coffee Break
16.30 18.00
Third Session: Business-school and MBA rankings
Andrzej Koźmiński, Rector, Koźmiński University, Poland Global/International

  • Business Schools Rankings and Profiles (Business Week);

  • Business School Survey (Wall Street Journal and Harris Interactive);

  • Business School Rankings (Financial Times)

  • Which MBA (The Economist);

  • The Worlds Top 1,000 Business Schools (Eduniversal).

Conference Gala Diner

Friday, 8 October

9.30 11.00
Fourth Session: Business-school and MBA rankings [continuation]

  • US News & World Report;

  • Le palmarès 2009 des écoles des commerce (Le Figaro);

  • Capital, Romania.

11.00 - 11.30
Coffee Break
11.30 - 13.30
Fifth Session: IREG Ranking Audit presentation and discussion
13.30 - 14.00
Final Session: Discussion and Closing of conference
Afternoon Sightseeing, departure of participants
14.00 - 15.00
15.00 - 16.30
IREG General Assembly
16.30 - 17.30
Meeting Executive Committee
Diner for members of the Executive Committee

Saturday, 9 October

Departure and optional tourist program

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