Ranking Results

Whether it's the Shanghai Ranking, QS or THE - or the Global Employability Ranking: We regularly occupy top positions among German and European universities in national and international rankings.

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CHE rankings for quality of degree programs

TUM awarded outstanding grades by its students

TUM students have again given their university an excellent report card. For the CHE University Rankings they rated various aspects of their degree programs. In all of the assessed subject areas the students reported outstanding levels of satisfaction, both with the quality of teaching and the study conditions.

TUM in Rankings Studies Community
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Top ranking for quality of degree programs

Number 5 in the world for shaping digital leaders

TUM is among the best universities in the world for preparing students for the digital economy. In the latest Digital Leaders in Higher Education rankings, it ranks among the top five, alongside Harvard University, the University of Cambridge, MIT and the University of Oxford.

TUM in Rankings Studies Entrepreneurship Community
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QS World University Rankings by Subject

TUM among the top 25 in engineering and natural sciences

In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, TUM has improved to 19th place in engineering and 23rd place in natural sciences. TUM is also among the top 25 universities worldwide in the rankings for seven individual subjects. In eight other areas, it is one of the top 50 universities.

TUM in Rankings Research Community
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Financial Times ranking

UnternehmerTUM is Europe's best start-up hub

Award for TUM's entrepreneurship ecosystem: The Financial Times has named UnternehmerTUM as the best start-up hub in Europe, scoring particularly well with its strong network. Other international media have also drawn attention to TUM's entrepreneurship successes.

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TUM graduates in demand all over the world

Number 13 in Employability Ranking

Graduates of TUM are keenly sought in the international job market. This is seen yet again in the new Global University Employability Ranking. In the latest edition, TUM is 13th worldwide and is number four in Europe behind the universities in Cambridge and Oxford and Imperial College London.

Community Studies TUM in Rankings
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Highly Cited Researchers rankings

Eleven scientists among the most cited worldwide

Eleven TUM researchers belong to the world's most frequently cited scientists. Their names can be found in the latest Highly Cited Researchers rankings.

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THE and Shanghai subject rankings

High placements for TUM in prestigious rankings

In two of the most highly respected international subject rankings, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) again achieved outstanding positions. In the THE World University Rankings by Subject, which assesses broad subject groups, TUM is ranked among the world’s top 25 in three areas. In the Global Rankings of Academic Subjects (Shanghai Rankings), which cover individual subjects, TUM is among the top 25 in four subjects and among the top 10 in remote sensing and medical technology.

Community Research Studies TUM in Rankings
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Top in THE University Ranking

TUM is best university in Germany and EU

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is once again the best university in Germany and the EU. This is the result of the ranking of the renowned British magazine "Times Higher Education" (THE). In THE's worldwide comparison, TUM continues to rank 30th.

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QS World University Rankings

TUM again ranked first in Germany

In the respected QS World University Rankings, TUM is yet again number one in Germany – for the ninth time in succession. In the European Union it is ranked second, and is number 37 worldwide. For the first time, the QS rankings take into account international research networks and sustainability criteria.

Community Sustainability Research Studies TUM in Rankings
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Impact Rankings released by Times Higher Education

TUM places number one worldwide for innovation

In the THE Impact Rankings, TUM has again placed first worldwide in the category industry, innovation, and infrastructure. The rankings cover research output as well as patents, spin-offs and working relationships with companies.

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