"Dunarea de Jos" University of Galati is included in the global Times Higher Education Impact Ranking 2022. For the second consecutive year, the institution occupies the 5th position among the 13 prestigious Romanian universities and is in the margin of 801-1000 in the general ranking.

The criteria according to which higher education institutions are classified in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are based on the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The top highlights the impact of universities on society, based on their success in achieving goals such as Decent Work and Economic Growth, Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions, Quality Education, Partnership for the Goals. Zero Hunger, Good Health and Wellbeing, and others.