According to the Nature Index, released today by the Nature Publishing Group, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of the four best German universities in terms of research in the natural sciences. And it is the only technical university out of these top German institutions. Overall, TUM comes in at 73rd in the world. The ranking is based on publications in key international science journals.
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.
Graduates of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) are considered to be among the best in the world by companies across the globe, according to the latest edition of the Global Employability University Rankings. TUM was ranked 11th in the listing, which polls the opinions of around 4,600 managing directors and recruiters in 20 countries. This makes TUM the third highest placed institution in Europe, after Cambridge and Oxford.
The two latest international rankings are in agreement in certifying the outstanding performance of the Technical University of Munich (TUM). The ranking published today by the magazine Times Higher Education counts TUM among Germany's four best universities in research, teaching, and knowledge transfer (rank 53 worldwide). And according to the ranking recently published by the news agency Reuters, TUM is the most innovative German university (rank 50 worldwide).
Once again, Technical University of Munich (TUM) secured an extremely good rank in the renowned QS World University Ranking. TUM took first place among the German universities, with a worldwide ranking of 60th. In the rankings by discipline, TUM also topped the list for natural sciences and engineering in Germany. And TUM scored among the top five technical universities in Europe.
Technical University of Munich moved up two positions to 51st place in this year’s “Academic Ranking of World Universities” (“Shanghai Ranking”), thereby making it one of the three best German universities. In the individual subject rankings, TUM came in 14th in the academic ranking of world universities in Chemistry and 28th in Computer Science. This makes TUM the best university in Germany for these subjects and ahead of the University of Oxford internationally. In a comparison of the individual subject fields, TUM came out on top in Germany in Engineering/Technology and Computer Science, as well as in Life and Agriculture Sciences.
German companies have once again confirmed that the Technical University of Munich (TUM) produces outstanding graduates: In the university rankings published today by the business magazine “Wirtschaftswoche”, TUM occupies first place in three disciplines – electrical engineering, informatics and business information systems. As part of the ranking, 540 HR managers were surveyed about which universities provide the best education for their companies’ requirements.
Technische Universität München (TUM), LMU Munich and the University of Heidelberg are the three leading research institutions in the field of natural sciences among German universities according to the Nature Index, which was published today. The ranking by the Nature Publishing Group counts publications in the most important international journals, comparing both university and non-university research institutions. The TUM ranked 81st worldwide, making it – as last year – the fourth best technical university in Europe.
According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015, published today, Technische Universität München (TUM) is ranked among the top fifty universities worldwide in nine subjects. In physics/astronomy, mechanical engineering and chemistry, TUM achieved a worldwide top 20 ranking. TUM was already ranked the 54th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings published in September 2014.
Technische Universität München (TUM) has scored extremely well for the second time in the “U-Multirank” EU university ranking system. In the overall evaluation, it placed in the top group of universities for research, as well as for knowledge transfer. Medicine and computer science, which were evaluated for this year’s subject rankings, also performed extremely well in the area of research. In some sub-areas of the teaching and learning category, however, the methodology used for the ranking process proved to be imprecise.
The leading business newspaper Handelsblatt has again rated business studies at the Technische Universität München (TUM) the best in Germany. Among all German-speaking universities, the TUM School of Management ranked third, moving ahead two places in comparison to the last ranking in 2012. Only the Swiss universities of St. Gallen and Zürich did better.