RWTH Engineering Among the Best in Worldwide Ranking
In 2016, for the first time, the rankings of the different engineering discipline areas were based on eight indicators. RWTH Aachen was listed among the top universities in six discipline rankings. RWTH was ranked first nationally in chemical engineering and environmental engineering. Energy engineering was ranked second place nationally, while mechanical engineering, materials engineering, and electrical engineering were placed among the top seven.
Overall, in 2016 RWTH achieved its best result in the Shanghai Rankings so far. In the international ranking based on the number of highly cited researchers, RWTH achieved to climb 30 places this year.