TU Informatic's international Rankings from previous years

In the single subject ranking from the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 - Computer Science & Information Systems”, TUM Informatics is classified as being the top German university in informatics and holds the 40th place. The university has held this leading position in Germany for many years now. No other German Department of Informatics has made it in the top 50 listing. The “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017“, which assesses individual subjects and compares universities, uses data from the “QS World University Rankings”. The subject ranking is methodically based on surveys from academics and employers and on the number of citations per scientific publication in a particular subject. For this purpose, reference was made to data sets from the research citations literature database “Scopus”.

In the individual subject rankings for “Computer Science” from the World Universities 2015, ARWU” (“Shanghai Ranking”), as in the past years, TUM Informatics once again emerges as the top university in Germany. The TU München was able to further improve its position and is now placed at rank 28. No other German Computer Science Department was represented under the top 150. 
The Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking evaluates the research achievements of universities worldwide. In the process, the following will be rated: Publications in important trade journals, scientist citation rates and the number of scientists and alumni who have won Nobel Prizes and field medals.

The TUM Department for Informatics, according to the “THE World University Rankings 2016-2017 by subject“, belongs to the Top 10 worldwide in “Computer Science“. In the ranking, it reached 9th place, making it once again the best Informatics department in Germany. “Times Higher Education” queries scientists worldwide about the reputation of universities in terms of research and teaching.  Furthermore, data such as the number of publications per scientist, citations per publication, the ratio between lecturers and students, third party funding received from industry, and the degree of internationalization is evaluated.

In the single subject ranking from the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 - Computer Science & Information Systems”, TUM Informatics is classified as being the top German university in informatics and holds the 36nd place. The university has held this leading position in Germany for many years now. No other German Department of Informatics has made it in the top 50 listing. The “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016“, which assesses individual subjects and compares universities, uses data from the “QS World University Rankings”. The subject ranking is methodically based on surveys from academics and employers taken over the last 5 years and on the number of citations per scientific publication in a particular subject. For this purpose, reference was made to data sets from the research citations literature database “Scopus”.  

In the single subject ranking from the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015 - Computer Science & Information Systems”, TUM Informatics is classified as being the top German university in informatics and holds the 32nd place. The university has held this leading position in Germany for many years now. No other German Department of Informatics has made it in the top 50 listing. The “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015“, which assesses individual subjects and compares universities, uses data from the “QS World University Rankings”. The subject ranking is methodically based on surveys from academics and employers taken over the last 5 years and on the number of citations per scientific publication in a particular subject. For this purpose, reference was made to data sets from the research citations literature database “Scopus”.  A total of 894 universities from around the world were ranked in the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015”.

In the individual subject rankings for “Computer Science” from the “Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014, ARWU” (“Shanghai Ranking”), TUM Informatics once again emerges as the top university in Germany. The TU München has improved its position and is now placed at rank 30. TUM Informatics has occupied this top position now for several consecutive years. Only two German informatics departments are represented among the top 100. The Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking evaluates the research achievements of universities worldwide. In the process, the following will be rated: Publications in important trade journals, scientist citation rates and the number of scientists and alumni who have won Nobel Prizes and field medals.

In the individual subject ranking “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 – Computer Science & Information Systems”, TUM Informatics emerges as the best German university in informatics at rank 33. The QS World University Ranking assesses the frequency of citations and the academic reputation via surveys with academics and personnel managers.

In the individual subject Rankings for “Computer Science” from the “Academic Ranking of World Universities 2013, ARWU” (“Shanghai Ranking”),TUM Informatics once again emerges as the top university in Germany. The university was able to make further progress and its position is now at rank 40. TUM Informatics has now occupied this top position for several years in succession.The ranking from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University appraises the research achievements of universities worldwide. In the process, what will especially be rated are: Publications in important trade journals, scientist citation rates, as well as the number of scientists and alumni with Nobel prizes and field medals.

In the individual subject ranking “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2013 – Computer Science & Information Systems”, TUM Informatics emerges as the second best German university in informatics at rank 41. The QS World University Ranking assesses the frequency of citations and the academic reputation via surveys with academics and personnel managers.

In the subject Ranking for Computer Science in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2012, (“Shanghai Ranking”), TUM Informatics once again finds itself listed as the best German university. TUM Informatics has occupied this top position for many years in a row. TUM was also rated as the top university in Germany in the institutional rankings. 

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012, Engineering & Technology - Computer Science, TUM Informatics, in 48th place, emerged as the best German university in the field Informatics. No other German informatics department made it into the top 50.

In February 2011, the evaluated the frequency with which international scientists had their work published in Association of Information Systems (AIS) eight important trade journals during the previous three years. The TUM Department of Informatics was the only German institution among the top 100, occupying 55th place. Furthermore, information systems professor Martin Bichler was listed as one of the world’s 100 best scientists in the field.