The yearly index by Turkish institution ‘University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP)’ inspected 2500 in over 27,000 universities from around the World.
They focus on lectures, researches conducted by universities and their quality and impact to communities.
Despite being ranked the 2287 UR has been ranked the 96th among 108 that was inspected in Africa.
The first on the list is Harvard University from United States of America followed by Toronto University from Canada and the Oxford University from United Kingdom, the third.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor in Charge of Institutional Advancement in UR, Dr. CharlesMuligande, recently said that research from which international ranking base on is developing in UR.
He said in 2013, UR used to publish below 300 peer review papers but in 2016, they released 644.
In 2016, the research released by Clarivate Analytics, a global research company shows that UR was the 2nd in East African Countries’ university with impactful research after Makerere University.