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Shanghai Ranking 2011: LMU best German university in Physics

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) München is the best German university in Physics, and number 25 worldwide, according to the latest Shanghai academic ranking of world universities by subject.

Munich, August 17, 2011

The criteria taken into account for the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by the Jiao Tong University in Shanghai (commonly known as Shanghai rankings) are: publications in international science magazines (weighted 40 percent), researchers awarded with a Nobel Prize or Fields medal (30 percent), most frequently quoted scientists (20 percent), and research achievement in relation to an institution’s size (10 percent). You can find the Physics ranking list here.