The "Shanghai Ranking" ranks TUM as best German Technical University
The "Shanghai Ranking" ranks TUM as the best German Technical University and as one of the best 6 Technical Universities in the world.
TUM presently ranks as no. 52 of the universities in the world and as one of 4 universities in Germany.
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich ranks 48, Heidelberg University 57, University of Bonn 84 and no. 8 as European university.
In an annual survey, the Shanghai Ranking evaluates universities by the quality of their research.
This "Academic Ranking of World Universities" was initiated by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The research survey evaluates the number of publications and their citations, e.g. in "Nature" and "Science" magazines.
It also includes awards like Nobel Prizes and Field Medals as best in Mathematics.