CHE Rankings: TUM awarded outstanding grades by its students
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
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TUM awarded outstanding grades by its students
CHE University Rankings: top scores for study conditions
Students at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have given their university an excellent report card. For the rankings of the Center for Higher Education (CHE), they evaluated many different aspects of the study experience. TUM was among the leaders in every ranked subject area.
The CHE rates individual subjects at more than 300 universities every three years, above all as a resource to guide prospective students. To compile the rankings, it conducts student surveys and assesses various performance indicators. In around 30 categories, which vary from subject to subject, universities are classified in three groups.
In the latest rankings, TUM placed in the top group dozens of times. The students rated the overall study situation as excellent in chemistry, informatics, mathematics, medicine and political science. They also awarded top marks in general categories such as teaching programs (informatics, mathematics, medicine, political science, sports sciences) and study organization (chemistry, mathematics, medicine, physics, political science, sports sciences).
Outstanding support and infrastructure
TUM had frequent top-group placings especially under the headings support in the study entry phase, undergraduate graduations in appropriate time, research orientation, library and IT infrastructure. Other strong ratings were achieved, for example, in biosciences for teaching of scientific competence and job market and career orientation, and in physics for laboratory internships.
Noteworthy are the outstanding ratings for political science, a field in which TUM was completely covered in the CHE rankings for the first time since assuming the role of host university for the Bavarian School of Public Policy (HfP) and restructuring its teaching programs from 2016 on. The degree courses focus primarily on the interactions of politics and technology, which play a decisive role in almost all political spheres today.
Number 12 worldwide in Employability Rankings
In recent years TUM has also achieved high scores in the CHE rankings for management sciences and information systems as well as engineering.
The fact that TUM graduates receive excellent preparation for the career world is demonstrated on a regular basis in the Global University Employability Ranking, based on a survey of around 9,000 companies in more than 20 countries. In the most recent survey, TUM placed 12th worldwide.
CHE University Rankings: https://ranking.zeit.de/che/en/
Studying at TUM: https://www.tum.de/en/studies/
TUM in rankings: https://www.tum.de/en/about-tum/our-university/rankings/
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading research universities, with more than 600 professors, 45,000 students, and 11,000 academic and non-academic staff. Its focus areas are the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences and medicine, combined with economic and social sciences. TUM acts as an entrepreneurial university that promotes talents and creates value for society. In that it profits from having strong partners in science and industry. It is represented worldwide with the TUM Asia campus in Singapore as well as offices in Beijing, Brussels, Mumbai, San Francisco, and São Paulo. Nobel Prize winners and inventors such as Rudolf Diesel, Carl von Linde, and Rudolf Mößbauer have done research at TUM. In 2006, 2012, and 2019 it won recognition as a German "Excellence University." In international rankings, TUM regularly places among the best universities in Germany.