Once a year, the British magazine "Monocle" selects the most livable cities in the world. This year, a German metropolis leads the ranking: Munich. As advantages of the Bavarian state capital, the magazine mentions the many greens, the clean public transport – and the excellent universities. Large parts of the accompanying video "Munich: the best of everything" were shot at the Technische Universität München (TUM).
TUM in Rankings
Dedication to excellence pays off. In both international and national rankings, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is rated as one of Germany’s top universities.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has earned excellent evaluations in two international rankings, both published today: In the "QS World University Ranking" TUM is the best German university and is among the top 25 in the world for natural sciences and engineering sciences. According to the "Nature Index", TUM publishes the most studies in academic journals from the "Nature" and "Science" publishing houses.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been awarded top grades by its students. For the latest ranking of the Centre for Higher Education (CHE), they were asked to rate their study experience in terms of numerous criteria. TUM scored multiple top grades in all assessed fields of study. The results for the School of Medicine were particularly impressive.
For the third consecutive time the Reuters Ranking has placed the Technical University of Munich (TUM) among the Top 10 most innovative universities in Europe. The British business news agency Reuters analyzes how strongly the universities contribute to advances in technology and business through research findings and inventions.
Regarding the quality of the graduates it sends out into the working world, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is among the world's leading universities. In the this year's “Global University Employability Ranking”, TUM took the Number 8 spot. TUM and the University of Cambridge are the only two European schools among the top ten. For the survey, around 6,000 managers in 20 countries were interviewed.
The “German Startup Monitor 2017” has made it official: The Technical University of Munich (TUM) produces more start-up founders than any other German university.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) improved by five places in the “THE World University Ranking” as compared to the previous year. According to the ranking of the British magazine "Times Higher Education", TUM remains the best technical university in Germany by far. It is now ranked 41st worldwide. This makes TUM one of just three German universities in the top 50.
Of all the technical universities in Germany, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is the most attractive for recipients of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s awards and scholarships. With these, the foundation offers top researchers and outstanding scientists at the beginning of their careers opportunities to spend time at German universities. In the current ranking, TUM is placed 4th. This is an improvement of two places compared to the last ranking assessment.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is ranked 50th in the world in this year's Shanghai Ranking. This makes it the only technical university in Germany to place among the top 100, and one of four German universities to earn that distinction, alongside Heidelberg (42nd), LMU (57th) and Göttingen (95th).
For the third time in a row, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has topped the German table in the “QS World University Ranking”. The list is seen as one of the world’s most prestigious university ranking systems. TUM places among the top 25 in the world for both natural sciences and engineering.