Moroccan universities absent from international rankings

Moroccan universities absent from international rankings
Moroccan universities absent from international rankings

Morocco was awarded 154th place out of 218 countries and territories assessed in the 2024 edition of Insider Monkey’s Global Education Index, placing itself behind South Africa, Tunisia, Namibia , Cape Verde, or even Libya.

Designed by financial economist and co-founder of Insider Monkey, Inan Dogan, the Insider Monkey Global Education Index represents a comprehensive rating system for the quality and accessibility of education in worldwide.

It relies on three main indicators to assess the performance of each country, namely the number of universities in the top 1,000 in the QS global rankings, their average ranking and per capita government spending allocated to education.

According to these criteria, Morocco found itself among the bottom 70 countries in the ranking, positioning itself in 154th place with a score of 0.000002309. No Moroccan university appears in the QS world ranking, which results in the absence of an average ranking for these establishments. Education spending represents 5.77% of GDP, with per capita GDP of $3,979.87 and per capita spending of $230.

Continentally, South Africa tops the list, occupying 25th place in the world rankings with a score of 0.070584482. The country has 10 universities in the top 1,000, 547 universities in the average ranking, and a GDP per capita of $6,190.74. In second place is Egypt (50th internationally), followed by Ethiopia (82nd), Tunisia (84th), Ghana (86th), Uganda (87th), Botswana ( 122nd), Namibia (132nd), Equatorial Guinea (147th), Cape Verde (148th), Libya (150th), then Morocco, 13th on the African scene.

At the level of Arab countries, it is Saudi Arabia which stands out by ranking 16th in the world with a score of 0.098720043, thanks to its 14 universities appearing among the top 1,000 in the world and education spending per capita. reaching 2,542 dollars. It is followed by the United Arab Emirates (20th), Lebanon (39th), Egypt (50th), Jordan (53rd) which closes the top 5.

At the bottom of the pack, Somalia brings up the rear with an insignificant score of 0.000000000, with no universities among the top 1,000 and spending just $2 per capita on education. Other bottom countries include South Sudan, Central African Republic, Burundi and Sierra Leone.

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