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NTU Ten Disciplines Rated among World Top 50:
QS Rankings by Subject 2013/14

The Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings by Subject listed National Taiwan University as one of the world’s top-ranking universities on February 26, 2014, with up to 26 subjects making the list among the 30 subjects in this year’s top 200 rankings.

Among the 3,002 schools included in the 2013/2014 rankings, 22 subjects at NTU were listed in the world’s top 100, with 10 of which ranked among the top 50. Our top 50 subjects include Electrical Engineering (20), Chemical Engineering (27), Earth & Marine Sciences (27), Civil & Structural Engineering (35), Mechanical Engineering (34), Chemistry (37), Medicine (43), Materials Science (44), Computer Science & Info Systems (45), and Accounting & Finance (48).

NTU has been able to advance in a variety of subjects under the continuous support of the Ministry of Education’s “Top University” project. In the future, NTU will continue to work towards educational refinement and academic excellence, while also enhancing our international competitiveness through the construction of a quality learning environment. We will persist in our task to cultivate leaders equipped with core competencies, humanitarian qualities as well as international competitiveness so that the students of NTU will continue to be ranked among world-class universities from all over the world.

QS is an international company based in Britain that began providing annual university ratings in 2011. The QS World University Rankings by Subject is conducted through the evaluation of 30 subjects among five faculties, and the rankings are compiled according to academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per paper, as well as related data based on the H-index.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014
Faculty Subject Rank
ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY Computer Science & Info Systems 45
Engineering – Chemical 27
Engineering - Civil & Structural 35
Engineering – Electrical 20
Engineering – Mechanical 34
Earth & Marine Sciences 27
Materials Science 44
SOCIAL SCIENCES & MANAGEMENT Accounting & Finance 48

Faculty Subject Rank
ARTS & HUMANITIES History* 51-100
Modern Languages 51-100
Philosophy 51-100
LIFE SCIENCES & MEDICINE Agriculture & Forestry 51-100
Biological Sciences 51-100
Pharmacy & Pharmacology 51-100
NATURAL SCIENCES Environmental Sciences 51-100
Mathematics 51-100
Physics & Astronomy 51-100
SOCIAL SCIENCES & MANAGEMENT Accounting & Finance 51-100
Communication & Media Studies 51-100
Economics & Econometrics 51-100
Law 51-100

Faculty Subject Rank
ARTS & HUMANITIES Linguistics 101-150
LIFE SCIENCES & MEDICINE Psychology 151-200
NATURAL SCIENCES Geography 151-200
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