General information on ranking

Name of the ranking ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
Geographical scope global
Name of person in charge of ranking Ying Cheng
E-mail of person in charge of ranking ycheng@shanghairanking.com
Website of the ranking www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Ra...
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2017
Most recent year of publication 2020
Ranking organization ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
Website of the methodology http://www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Rankings/Methodology-for-ShanghaiRanking-Global-Ranking-of-Academic-Subjects-2020.html

Additional information

  • Type of publication: print - special publication: GRAS Report, internet
  • Internet users access to ranking: open access
  • Language of publication: English
  • Main target groups: students and parents,higher education institutions,policymakers, governments and funding agencies,
  • Level of comparison: fields or subject
  • Major dimensions covered: research
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables)
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), Other: websites of the prizes and awards listed on the GRAS website (e.g. Nobel Prize, Fields Medal, Crafoord Prize, Wolf Prize, etc.)
  • Quality assurance of ranking: periodic consultancy, advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: http://www.shanghairanking.com/index.html