Academic Ranking of World Universities

Technical University Munich
Native Name: Technische Universität München
English Name: Technical University Munich
Region: Europe
Country: Germany
Found Year: 1868
Address: Technische Universität München, Arcisstrasse 21, 80333 München, Germany
Website: http://www.tum.de/

Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading universities. It has roughly 460 professors, 7,500 academic and non-academic staff (including those at the university hospital “Rechts der Isar”), and 32,000 students. It focuses on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and economic sciences. After winning numerous awards, it was selected as an “Elite University” in 2006 by the Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat) and the German Research Foundation (DFG). The university’s global network includes an outpost in Singapore. TUM is dedicated to the ideal of a top-level research based entrepreneurial university.

Total Enrollment:25699
           International Students:4512(18%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:14285
           International Students:2033(14%)
Graduate Enrollment:11414
           International Students:2479(22%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Aerospace Engineering
           Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences
           Architecture
           Automotive and Combustion Engine Technology
           Biochemistry
           Bioinformatics
           Biology
           Bioprocess Engineering
           Brewing and Beverage Technology
           Chemical Engineering
           Chemistry
           Civil Engineering
           Conservation - Restoration Art Technology Conservation Science
           Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
           Energy and Process Engineering
           Engineering Science
           Environmental Engineering
           Food Technology and Biotechnology
           Forest Science and Resource Management
           Geodesy and Geoinformation
           Geosciences
           Informatics
           Informatik: Games Engineering
           Information Systems
           Landscape Architecture and Planning
           Management and Technology (TUM-BWL)
           Mathematics
           Mechanical Engineering
           Mechanical Engineering and Management
           Mechatronics and Information Technology
           Medical Technology and Engineering
           Molecular Biotechnology
           Nuclear Technology
           Nutritional Science
           Physics
           Product Development and Design
           Production and Logistics
           Scientific Principles of Sports
           Teaching at Academic Secondary Schools - Scientific Education (Part 1)
           Teaching at Vocational Schools - Vocational Education Agriculture (Part 1)
           Teaching at Vocational Schools - Vocational Education Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (Part 1)
           Teaching at Vocational Schools - Vocational Education Health and Health Care Science (Part 1)
           Teaching at Vocational Schools - Vocational Education Metal Engineering (Part 1)
           Teaching at Vocational Schools - Vocational Education Nutrition and Home Economics (EH) Part 1
           Teaching at Vocational Schools - Vocational Education Structural Engineering (Part 1)
Master's Degree Programs
           Advanced Construction and Building Technology
           Advanced Construction and Building Technology
           Advanced Materials Science (Elite graduate program)
           Aerospace Engineering
           Aerospace Engineering (GIST-TUM Asia)
           Agricultural Sciences
           Agrimanagement
           Applied and Engineering Physics
           Architecture
           Automotive and Combustion Engine Technology
           Automotive Software Engineering
           Biochemistry
           Bioinformatics
           Biology
           Biomedical Computing (BMC)
           Biophysics
           Brewing and Beverage Technology
           Building Materials, Construction Chemicals and Repair
           Cartography
           Chemical Engineering
           Chemistry
           Civil Engineering
           ClimaDesign (Executive)
           Communications Engineering
           Computational Mechanics (with Elite graduate program)
           Computational Science and Engineering (with Elite graduate program)
           Condensed Matter Physics
           Consumer Affairs
           Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
           Energy and Process Engineering
           Energy Efficient and Sustainable Building
           Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology
           Environment Planning and Engineering Ecology
           Environmental Engineering
           ESPACE-Earth Oriented Space Science and Technology
           Finance and Information Management - FIM (Elite graduate program)
           Food Technology and Biotechnology
           Forest and Wood Science
           Geodesy and Geoinformation
           Horticultural Science
           Industrial Biotechnology
           Industrial Chemistry (GIST-TUM Asia)
           Industrial Design
           Industrial Engineer (TUM-WIN)
           Informatics
           Information Systems
           Integrated Circuit Design (GIST-TUM Asia)
           Intellectual Property and Competition Law
           Land Management and Land Tenure (Executive)
           Landscape Architecture
           Management and Technology (TUM-BWL)
           Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science
           Mathematics
           Mathematics in Bioscience
           Mathematics in Operations Research (OR)
           Mathematics in Science and Engineering
           MBA (Executive) - field of study: Communication and Leadership
           MBA (Executive) - field of study: Innovation and Business Creation
           Mechanical Engineering
           Mechanical Engineering and Management
           Mechatronics and Information Technology
           Medical Technology and Engineering
           Microelectronics (GIST-TUM Asia)
           Molecular Biotechnology
           Movement and Health in Human Development
           Nuclear Technology
           Nuclear, Particle and Astrophysics
           Nutritional Science
           Pharmaceutical Bioprocess Engineering
           Philosophy of Science and Technology
           Power Engineering
           Product Development and Design
           Production and Logistics
           Renewable Resources
           Robotics, Cognition, Intelligence
           Software Engineering (Elite graduate program)
           Sustainable Resource Management
           Systems of Information and Multimedia Technology - SIM (Elite graduate program)
           Teaching at Academic Schools - Scientific Education (Part 2)
           Teaching at Vocational Schools Agriculture Master
           Transport and Logistics (GIST-TUM Asia)
           Transportation Systems
Doctoral Programs
           Doctorate within a structured program at TUM
           Individual doctorate at TUM

Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities
World University Ranking 2003 - 2013
ARWU 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Institutional Ranking 6045525456575756475350
Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields
Broad Subject Fields 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Natural Sciences and Mathematics ( SCI )40393837364345
Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences ( ENG )77-10676-10778-10076-10052-7551-7551-75
Life and Agriculture Sciences ( LIFE )52-7651-7552-7551-7551-7551-7551-75
Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy ( MED )/////101-150101-150
Social Sciences ( SOC )///////
Performance in Academic Ranking of World Universities by Subject Fields
Subject Fields 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Mathematics/////
Physics78-10451-754751-7576-100
Chemistry1213131213
Computer Science4952-7551-7551-7540
Economics/Business/////
Ranking by indicator
Percentage of Graduate Students   Ranked No. 171 among 820 institutions.
Percentage of International Students   Ranked No. 148 among 737 institutions.
Percentage of International Undergraduate Students   Ranked No. 104 among 795 institutions.
Percentage of International Graduate Students   Ranked No. 252 among 731 institutions.
Percentage of International Master’s Students   Ranked No. 198 among 521 institutions.
Percentage of International Doctoral Students   Ranked No. 179 among 520 institutions.
Number of Doctoral Degree Awarded   Ranked No. 68 among 805 institutions.
Employment Rate of Bachelor Degree Recipients (0-3 Months)   Data Unavailable
Employment Rate of Master’s Degree Recipients (0-3 Months)   Data Unavailable
Employment Rate of Doctoral Degree Recipients (0-3 Months)   Data Unavailable
Total Number of Academic Staff   Ranked No. 25 among 621 institutions.
Number of Academic Staff (Teaching Related)   Ranked No. 65 among 869 institutions.
Number of Academic Staff (Research Only)   Ranked No. 17 among 575 institutions.
Percentage of Academic Staff (Teaching Related) with a Doctoral Degree   Data Unavailable
Percentage of Academic Staff (Research Only) with a Doctoral Degree   Data Unavailable
Percentage of International Academic Staff (Teaching Related)   Ranked No. 143 among 464 institutions.
Percentage of International Academic Staff (Research Only)   Ranked No. 208 among 330 institutions.
Ratio of Academic Staff (Teaching Related) to Students   Ranked No. 121 among 812 institutions.
Total Amount of Institutional Income (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 81 among 780 institutions.
Institutional Income per Student (in Thousands of USD)   Ranked No. 171 among 775 institutions.
Institutional Income from Public Sectors (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 76 among 747 institutions.
Institutional Income from Student Tuition and Fees (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 623 among 760 institutions.
Institutional Income from Student Tuition and Fees per Student (in Thousands of USD)   Ranked No. 678 among 755 institutions.
Institutional Income from Donations and Gifts (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 235 among 665 institutions.
Institutional Income from Institution’s Investments (in Millions of USD)   Data Unavailable
Total Amount of Research Income (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 98 among 744 institutions.
Research Income per Academic Staff (in Thousands of USD)   Ranked No. 271 among 554 institutions.
Research Income from Public Sectors (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 112 among 753 institutions.
Research Income from Industry (in Millions of USD)   Ranked No. 20 among 711 institutions.
Number of Alumni of Nobel Laureates and Fields Medalists  Ranked No. 16 in the world.
Number of Staff of Nobel Laureates and Fields Medalists  Ranked No. 58 in the world.
Number of Highly Cited Researchers  Ranked No. 97 in the world.
Number of Nature and Science Papers  Ranked No. 100 in the world.
Number of SCIE and SSCI Papers  Ranked No. 101 in the world.
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