General information on ranking

Name of the ranking ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities ARWU-FIELDS
Geographical scope global
Status of the ranking ShanghaiRanking's ARWU
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/FieldSCI2016.html
Publication frequency annual
First year of publication 2007
Most recent year of publication 2017
Ranking organization ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
Website of the methodology www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU-FIELD-Methodology-2016.html

Additional information

  • Type of publication: print - special publication: ARWU 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: broad fields
  • Major dimensions covered: research, Other: education, faculty
  • Structure of presentation: ordinary presentation (league tables), multi-indicator ranking
  • Data sources: third-party database (data not provided by HEI), Other: Nobel Prize and Fields Medal laureats
  • Quality assurance of ranking: advisory board
  • Website of the ranking organization: http://www.shanghairanking.com/index.html