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Date: Jul 07, 2020

Shanghai Ranking 2020: Bonn Economics in Germany again in 1st place

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In the latest "Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020" of the Shanghai Ranking, Bonn's economic sciences once again take first place in Germany. Globally, the department occupies 46th place and in Europe 15th place. Mathematics also achieves first place in Germany again. Both subjects have successfully asserted themselves in the competition for the clusters of excellence. Bonn's economics department is both involved in the cluster "ECONtribute: Markets and Public Policy" and the cluster "Mathematics: Foundations, Models, Applications".

Other subjects in Bonn also receive high ratings in the ranking: In 17 out of 27 subjects in the ranking, the University of Bonn is among the top 5 German universities of excellence, including agricultural sciences (rank 2), "Water Resources" (rank 2-3), animal sciences (3), geography (2-4), law (3-5) and computer science (5).

Overall, the University of Bonn is among the top 10 nationwide in more than half of all subjects in which it is ranked. Overall, the University of Bonn is in one third of all evaluated subjects among the 100 best universities worldwide.

In the annual Shanghai Subject Ranking, 200 to 500 universities worldwide are evaluated per subject on the basis of five indicators. These include publication data such as scientific publications in top journals, international co-publications and citation rates as well as the number of renowned prizes and awards that have been won by the university.

The complete ranking list can be found at

http://www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Rankings/economics.html

 

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