In nine subjects, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) ranks in the top 100 of the universities worldwide, in physics it has even reached the international top 50. This is obvious from the “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018” published today. The ranking is based on the criteria of the universities’ reputation in academia and among employers, frequency of citations of scientific publications, and the Hirsch index reflecting the research achievements of scientists.
The QS World University Rankings by Subject consider both subject areas and individual subjects. In international comparison, KIT is particularly strong in natural sciences and engineering subjects: In the area of “Natural Sciences,” KIT is in 37th place worldwide, in “Engineering and Technology” it has reached place 51.
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Full text: Press Release 021/2018