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.

2019 Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects

Nursing #51-75
Dentistry & Oral Sciences #151-200
Biomedical Engineering  #151-200
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences #201-300
Public Health #201-300
Food Science & Technology #201-300
Medical Technology  #301-400
Clinical Medicine #301-400
Human Biological Sciences  #401-500
Biotechnology #401-500

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.

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