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Ranking placement in subjects

These are placements for KTH's subjects on QS and THE, ARWU as well as US News and World Report lists for 2020.

ARWU (Shanghai)

  • Automation & Control: 17 (2019: 16; 2018: 15; 2017: 12)
  • Transport Science & Technology: 24 (2019: 17; 2018: 18; 2017: 15)
  • Mathematics: 26 (2019: 23; 2018: 22; 2017: 26; 2015: 151-200; 2014: orankat; 2013 orankat: 2012 orankat)
  • Telecommunication Engineering: 32 (2019: 21; 2018: 19; 2017: 20)
  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering: 38 (2019: 50; 2018: 50; 2017: 51-75; 2016: 48)
  • Mechanical Engineering: 43 (2019: 43; 2018: 44; 2017: 31; 2016: 51-75)
  • Energy Science & Engineering: 51-75 (2019: 51-75; 2018: 48; 2017: 49)
  • Metallurgical Engineering: 51-75 (2019: 45; 2018: 36; 2017: 51-75)
  • Computer Science & Engineering: 76-100 (2019: 51-75; 2018: 76-100; 2017: 51-75; 2015: 101-150; 2014: 101-150; 2013: 101-150; 2012: 76-100)
  • Biotechnology: 101-150 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150)
  • Chemical Engineering: 101-150 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 76-100; 2017: 51-75; 2016: 51-75)
  • Economics: 101-150 (2019: 151-200; 2018: 151-200; 2017: 151-200)
  • Materials Science & Engineering: 101-150 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150; 2016: 51-75)
  • Nanoscience & Nanotechnology: 101-150 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150)
  • Physics: 101-150 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150; 2015: 151-200; 2014: 151-200; 2013: 151-200; 2012: 101-150)
  • Biological Sciences: 151-200 (2019: 201-300; 2018: orankat)
  • Biomedical Engineering: 151-200 (2019: 201-300; 2018: 151-200; 2017: 151-200)
  • Chemistry: 151-200 (2019: 151-200; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150; 2015: orankat; 2014: orankat; 2013: orankat; 2012: 151-200)
  • Civil Engineering: 151-200 (2019: 151-200; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 201-300; 2016: 51-75)
  • Environmental Science & Engineering: 151-200 (2019: 151-200; 2018: 151-200; 2017: 201-300; 2016: 151-200)
  • Instruments Science & Engineering: 151-200 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150)
  • Water resources: 151-200 (2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: orankat)
  • Atmospheric Science: 201-300 (2019: 201-300; 2018: orankat)
  • Earth sciences: 201-300 (2019: 301-400; 2018: 201-300; 2017: orankat)
  • Management: 201-300 (2019: 201-300; 2018: 201-300; 2017: 301-400)
  • Medical Technology: 201-300 (2019: 301-400; 2018: orankat)
  • Agricultural Sciences: 301-400 (2019: 401-500; 2018: orankat)
  • Human Biological Sciences: 301-400 (2019-401-500; 2018: orankat)

QS Rankings by subject

  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering: 18 (2020: 17; 2019: 19; 2018: 28; 2017: 26; 2016: 17; 2015: 16; 2014: 31; 2013: 24; 2012:40; 2011:51-100)
  • Architecture / Built Environment: 19 (2020: 20; 2019: 23; 2018: 24; 2017: 23; 2016: 24; 2015:21)
  • Petroleum Engineering: 20 (2020: 20)
  • Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufactural Engineering: 25 (2020: 29; 2019: 26; 2018: 32; 2017: 39; 2016: 25; 2015: 25; 2014: 22; 2013: 21; 2012: 28; 2011: 51-100)
  • Civil & Structural Engineering: 38 (2020: 42; 2019: 43; 2018: 45; 2017: 41; 2016: 40; 2015: 37; 2014: 46; 2013: 41; 2012: 51-100; 2011: 51-100)
  • Materials Science: 38 (2020: 27; 2019: 26; 2018: 44; 2017: 39; 2016: 30; 2015: 39; 2014: 48; 2013: 51-100; 2012: 51-100; 2011: 51-100)
  • Computer Science & Info Systems: 42 (2020: 43; 2019: 41; 2018: 51-100; 2017: 51-100; 2016: 51-100; 2015: 51-100; 2014: 51-100; 2013: 101-150; 2012:101-150; 2011: 101-150)
  • Mathematics: 49 (2020: 38; 2019: 44; 2018: 51-100; 2017: 51-100; 2016: 51-100: 2015: 51-100; 2014: 51-100; 2013: 51-100; 2012: 101-150, 2011: 151-200)
  • Art & Design: 51-100 (ny rankning)
  • Chemical Engineering: 78 (2020: 51-100; 2019: 51-100; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150; 2016: 51-100; 2015: 51-100; 2014: 51-100; 2013: 101-150; 2012: 101-150; 2011: 51-100)
  • Physics & Astronomy: 90 (2020: 51-100; 2019: 51-100; 2018: 51-100; 2017: 51-100; 2016: 51-100; 2015: 51-100; 2014: 101-150; 2013: 101-150; 2012: 101-150; 2011: 151-200)
  • Statistics & Operational Research: 51-100 (2020: 37; 2019: 39; 2018: 51-100; 2017: 51-100; 2016: 101-150; 2015: 51-100; 2014: 51-100; 2013: 101-150; 2012: orankat; 2011: 101-150)
  • Chemistry: 109 (2020: 101-150; 2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150; 2016: 101-150; 2015: 101-150; 2014: 101-150; 2013: 51-100; 2012: 101-150; 2011: 101-150)
  • Environmental sciences: 101-150 (2020: 101-150; 2019: 101-150; 2018: 101-150; 2017: 101-150; 2016: 101-150; 2015: 101-150; 2014: 101-150; 2013: 151-200)
  • Biological Sciences: 201-250 (2020: 201-250; 2019: 251-300; 2018: 251-300; 2017: 251-300; 2016: 251-300; 2015: 301-350)
  • Economics & Econometrics: 251-300 (2020: 251-300; 2019: 251-300; 2018: 251-300; 2017: 201-250; 2016: 201-250)

US News & World Report

  • Electrical & Electronic Engineering 42 (2019: 35)
  • Energy and Fuels 63
  • Computer Science 76 (2019: 48; 2018: 48; 2017: 35; 2016: 52; 2015: 54; 2014: 85)
  • Chemical Engineering 94
  • Mechanical Engineering 96 (2019: 78)
  • Materials Science 98 (2019: 95; 2018: 83; 2017: 79; 2016: 85; 2015: 81; 2014: 83)
  • Physics 102 (2019: 115; 2018: 121; 2017: 117; 2016: 142; 2015: 137)
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 109
  • Biology & Biochemistry 114 (2019: 116; 2018: 225; 2017: 165; 2016: 208; 2015: orankat)
  • Chemistry 114 (2019: 109; 2018: 114; 2017: 116; 2016: 108; 2015: 103)
  • Space Science 153 (2019: 162; 2018: 159; 2017: 161; 2016: 213; 2015: orankat)
  • Matematik 185 (2019: 192; 2018: 197; 2017: 199; 2016: 196; 2015: orankat)
  • Environment/ Ecology 256 (2019: 295)
  • Social Sciences & Public Health 354 (2019: 360; 2018: 360; 2017: 313; 2016: 213; 2015: orankat)

THE Subject Rankings

  • Computer Science: 73 (2019: 69; 2018: 54; 2017: 54; 2016: 73)