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.
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.
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.
Technische Universität München (TUM) achieved eighth place in the ranking table, cementing its excellent reputation as an educational institute for young academics who are much sought after in international job markets. The ranking is based on a survey of almost 5,000 HR managers and employers from industry and commerce in 20 different countries. The most recent results have been published in The New York Times and The Telegraph.
Master's programs in business administration at the Technische Universität München (TUM) received high marks in the new CHE University Ranking. In this ranking, the grades were given by the students, who were very satisfied with the overall experience of studying management at TUM.
The Nature Index counts Technische Universität München (TUM) as one of the two strongest research-oriented German universities in the natural sciences. The Nature Publishing Group's Index, which was published for the first time, also incorporates papers published by non-university research institutions in the 68 most renowned science journals. TUM ranks 77th worldwide.
The Technische Universität München (TUM) has performed very well again in a renowned international ranking system. In the QS World University Ranking, which was published today, the TUM is in 54th place. This makes it Germany’s third best university and confirms its unrivalled position in the natural and engineering sciences at national level. Among technical universities, the TUM is one of the top five in Europe and the best in Germany by a wide margin.
In the new edition of the renowned Academic Ranking of World Universities ("Shanghai Ranking"), the Technische Universität München (TUM) occupies 53rd place. This positions TUM as Germany's best technical university by far, and among the top four technical universities in Europe. In the rankings of individual subjects, TUM attained 16th place in chemistry and 30th place in computer science worldwide, ahead of all other German universities.
Business Administration and Information Systems at the TUM received the most top ratings of all universities in the new ranking by the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE). Most of the grades are awarded by the students themselves. They rated the study situation at the TUM as very good in both disciplines, despite rapidly increasing student numbers in recent years.