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
Website of the ranking
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2017
Most recent year of publication 2020
Ranking organization ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
Website of the methodology

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: