QS World University Rankings
TUM number one in Germany again
The "QS World University Ranking" evaluate status among academics and companies, citations per academic, the staff-student ratio, and the proportion of international employees and students. QS, the UK human resources service provider, uses statistics and surveys of academics and HR managers to this effect.
The TUM climbed one position in the rankings compared to the previous year, overtaking the University of Heidelberg (ranked 55). The third-best German university is the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (ranked 60). TUM is classified as the fifth-best technical university in Europe.
In the technical disciplines, engineering at the TUM attained 21st position, which is the highest ranking among the German universities. The TUM also rose in the natural sciences reaching the 25th position.
The TUM was very highly rated by the companies surveyed. Moreover, it also has the best staff-student ratio among the German universities.