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Université Grenoble Alpes continues to stand out in international rankings

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The international "QS Rankings" puts Université Grenoble Alpes in the French top 5 and World top 100 or 200 in several disciplines.

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Profiting from the diversity and excellence of the disciplines in which its component institutions specialize, Université Grenoble Alpes comes out once again on top of the French university listings in the 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
As in 2013, they reach the TOP 5  in 10 of the 30 individual disciplines evaluated and notably distinguish themselves in 8 disciplines of featuring in the top 100 or 200 universities in the world.


Université Grenoble Alpes in fact comes out as the top French University in several disciplines. Thus Grenoble INP is ranked number one of French universities in Material sciences et en Engineering - Electrical and Electronic, Université Joseph Fourier is ranked first in Earth and Marine sciences.

This ranking confirms the University's very high standing in research, general attractiveness and international influence which, for the second year, is also recognized for the Human and Social Sciences with Université Pierre Mendès France third place in Linguistics.


After the publication last September of its latest annual World University Rankings, the British educational research consultancy agency, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), specialists in information for students and young professionals, has just published on its website (Top Universities http://www.topuniversities.com) its world university rankings by subject: 30 individual subject areas grouped into five general areas (Arts & Humanities, Engineering & Technology, Life sciences & Medicine, Natural sciences, Social sciences & Management).

The criteria used by QS World University Rankings

The QS World University Rankings can be distinguished from the other international rankings by the weight given to academic peer review (40% of the final grade). There are five other criteria used for the grading: reputation in the eyes of employers (10%); ratio of students to teaching staff (20%); number of research publications by academic staff (20%); percentage of foreign students and staff (10%).

 

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