QS Rankings: TUM repeats as the top German university
TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH
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TUM repeats as the top German university
New issue of QS World University Rankings
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has achieved its seventh consecutive number one position among German universities in the latest edition of the highly respected QS World University Rankings. It is number three in the European Union and is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world.
Quacquarelli Symonds, a British specialist in the analysis of higher education institutions, compiles its university quality rankings through surveys of academics and employers. It also assesses the number of citations of published research, the faculty-student ratio and the percentages of international students and staff.
TUM repeated its number 50 ranking and is thus yet again the leading German university. Within the EU it is the third-best university, just behind the two French institutions Université PSL (44th) and Institut Polytechnique de Paris, a university system made up of five schools, including TUM partner École Polytechnique (49th).
TUM also regularly achieves excellent results in other international rankings, including 12th place worldwide in the Global University Employability Ranking, in which companies rate the quality of graduates. In the most recent THE World University Rankings by Subject, it placed 14th in computer science, 24th in ngineering, 25th in physical sciences (comprising most natural sciences subjects) and 46th in life sciences.
QS World University Ranking 2022: https://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2022
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.