Shanghai Ranking cites TMU in 10 areas of excellence

Source: Office of Global Engagement

Published on 2019-07-08

The recent 2019 Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects honored Taipei Medical University in 10 academic subjects. It was in the top 3 Taiwan universities for five subjects and debuted in the medical technology category.


2019 Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

Specifically, TMU was accorded:

62nd place in nursing, 3rd among 11 ranked Taiwan universities;

199th place in dentistry and oral sciences, 3rd among 6 Taiwan universities listed;

206th place in public health, an improvement of 52 places compared to the previous year, and 2nd of Taiwan universities;

283rd place in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, 3rd among 8 Taiwan universities;

379th place in clinical medicine, an improvement of 64 places over 2018, 2nd of 5 Taiwan universities;

354th place in medical technology, the first time TMU has appeared in this category, as 4th of 9 Taiwan universities.

The Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects evaluates institutions in five disciplines: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences and Social Sciences. The rankings reportedly reflect research results and output, focusing on (1) number of papers; (2) category normalized citation impact; (3) percentage of internationally co-authored papers; (4) number of papers published in top journals and conferences, and (5) number of staff winning significant awards. The ranking also adjusts the evaluation indices for the comparative performance of different subjects.

As a research university based in medical education and clinical applications, TMU cultivates biomedical professionals who can innovate, who provide humane care and who possess an international perspective. The university collaborates with numerous domestic and overseas research partners. Cancer translational research, neuroscience, thoracic medicine and artificial intelligence are among the university’s key research areas. Educational innovations include a recently established interdisciplinary college to cultivate creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.

A diverse selection of all-English international degree programs and other channels for overseas studies continue to attract students and scholars from around the world. For more details, please visit the website:

http://www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Rankings/index.html