The University of Mannheim has been ranked the best German university in finance, business administration and political science. It also ranks number 2 in economics and number 3 in sociology and communication.
The World Academic Subject Rankings 2022, the subject ranking of the so-called Shanghai Ranking, recently confirmed the pole position of the University of Mannheim in Germany in its fields of specialization, economics and social sciences.
In six of the fourteen subjects of the Social Sciences category, the University of Mannheim is considered one of the three best universities in Germany. For political science and finance, the University of Mannheim ranks number 1 in Germany. For business administration, it achieves a shared first rank. In the economics ranking, the university rose from third to second among German universities. For sociology and communication, the University of Mannheim ranks third in Germany.
The Shanghai Ranking is an international ranking of higher education institutions conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2003. Each year, approximately 5,000 higher education institutions around the world are rated based on various indicators, such as the number of publications in renowned journals. journals, number of citations and extent of international research collaborations. The academic influence of higher education institutions is also taken into account. Since 2017, the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) has also been published, which this year reviewed and assessed the performance of over 1,800 universities in 54 subjects.