Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

The Shanghai List ranks the world’s top Universities in 52 scientific fields. This classification was initiated in 2017.

ARWU’s ranking criteria are:

  • Number of papers authored by an institution in an academic subject

  • Category Normalized Citation Impact from InCites database to measure average impact of papers

  • Percentage of internationally collaborated papers

  • Number of papers published in top journals per academic subject

  • Number of faculty members that have won a significant award or distinction in a scientific field

 All data for the above criteria are derived from the Web of Science database and cover the last 5 years.

For more information about the Shanghai Global Ranking, click here.

Last updated: 27 April 2018