Information resource has published an updated version of the rankng of Ukrainian universities in terms of scientific activity as of January 2019. Sumy State University has risen to the 6th place among classical universities and 12th in general list.

According to the Scopus database, H-index of SSU has increased to 37, adding 4 positions in comparison with the last year. Also, last year total number of scientific publications of the university in the Scopus editions increased by 20%, and citations - by 30%. According to another database Web of Science, H-index grew by 6 positions in 2018 and reached 35 in SSU.

H-Index of the university gives an assessment of the degree of influence on the team of scholars of higher education, which correlates with the positions of the SSU in other rankings. Moreover, the university is a part of the catalogue of the best research universities in the world from the ShanghaiRanking, is ranked by QS as a high-ranking university with high research performance and is among the TOP-200 universities in Central and Eastern Europe, according to the SciMago Institutions Ranking for research and innovation.

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