Shanghai Ranking puts TU München in the top 50 worldwide
TUM ranked the best German university for the third time in a row
The renowned ranking by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University evaluates the research achievements of universities worldwide. The assessment is based above all on publications in important journals and scientists' citation ratings, as well as the number of scientists and alumni with Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals.
In Germany TUM ranked higher than the University of Heidelberg (54th place), LMU Munich (61st place), and the University of Freiburg (100th place). None of Germany's other technical universities made a showing above ranks 201-300. TUM was ranked fourth-best among all technical universities in Europe.