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.
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) 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.
Students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have bestowed excellent marks upon their university for the Business Administration and Information Systems programs. This is the result of the latest ranking by the Centre for Higher Education (CHE). According to the ranking, students are very satisfied with the overall academic situation.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has moved up once again to the become the fourth-ranked in the latest Reuters ranking of Europe's 100 most innovative universities. The British news agency Reuters analyzes how strongly the universities contribute to advances in technology and business through research findings and inventions.
As many as six spin-offs from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) appear on this year's "Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe" list. The US magazine ranks 300 particularly innovative personalities under 30 years of age. Among the ideas developed by the entrepreneurs are a wheelchair control unit operated by head movements and a lightweight vertical take-off aircraft. At the same time the German commercial daily "Handelsblatt" has included five TUM spin-offs in its selection of "100 German Innovators". All the start-ups were supported by the TUM.
At the Technical University of Munich (TUM) students and researchers receive optimum support when founding their own companies. This conclusion was confirmed by the new "Gründungsradar" ("Start-up Radar") of the business community's innovation agency for the German science system. TUM has once again been ranked number 1 among the major universities.
For the fourth time running, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been the most active German university in the Erasmus program. 1141 students and staff in total took the opportunity to get to know the student and working life in another European country in the academic year 2014/2015 thanks to the EU support program, Erasmus+.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has been chosen as one of the 10 best universities worldwide for the quality of the graduates it sends out into the working world. That’s according to the annual “Global University Employability Ranking,” which this year surveyed around 6,000 managers in 20 countries. TUM took the Number 8 spot, placing it in the top 3 among European universities after Cambridge and Oxford.
According to the “THE World University Ranking,” the Technical University of Munich (TUM) ranks among the top 10 best institutes in the world in computer science. TUM is also high up in the list in other subject groups. The British magazine “Times Higher Education” today published the subject analyzes of its ranking list. In the overall ranking published recently, TUM had improved to 46th position.