At a national level, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest ranked first position in SCImago Institutions Rankings.
In 2017 UPB ranks position 22 in SCImago Rankings (SIR) among the higher education institutions in Eastern Europe.
As in previous years, UPB has been keeping its leadership position in SIR since 2014.
The SCImago composite indicator that combines three different sets of indicators based on research performance, innovation outputs and societal impact measured by their web visibility has known a constant increase starting with 2009. This aspect is reflected in the worldwide university ranking.