Centrale Nantes Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 - Centrale Nantes in the top 600

Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 600 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022. At the national level, the school is ranked 18th.

Out of the 1662 institutions ranked worldwide by Times Higher Education, Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 600 globally, and 18th out of 39 institutions in France.

To join this elite circle, five major performance indicators are used evaluate institutions: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

Centrale Nantes performed particularly well on two of the indicators:
 
  • Industry income: 142nd globally
  • International outlook: 155th globally
 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 250 for Engineering


Engineering and Technology

Out of only 1,118 establishments ranked worldwide for Engineering & Technology, Centrale Nantes confirms its standing in the top 250 for 2022. This ranking places the school in third place amongst French engineering schools.





 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 500 for Computer Science


Computer Science

Centrale Nantes is also ranked in the top 500 of the best universities worldwide for Computer Science and in 13th place in France.





 

Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022 - Centrale Nantes in top 500 for Physical Sciences


Physical Sciences

Out of only 1227 establishments ranked worldwide for Physical Sciences by Times Higher Education, Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 500 globally.

Shanghai 2021 Ranking - Centrale Nantes in the world's top 301-400 for Mechanical Engineering


Centrale Nantes is ranked between the 301st and 400th place in the world in the Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021, which assesses 4000 universities and schools in 93 countries, across 54 disciplines.

This global ranking assesses the performance of institutions based primarily on research and publications in specialized scientific journals as opposed to the quality of education. A range of objective academic indicators and third-party data are used to measure the performance of world universities in respective subjects, including research output, research influence, international collaboration, research quality, and international academic awards.

 

Speak & Act's Best School Experience Happiness Barometer 2021 - Centrale Nantes ranks in top 5 engineering schools


Centrale Nantes is ranked 5th among engineering schools offering the best student experience. Speak & Act's Best School Experience Happiness Barometer is designed to highlight the schools and universities where students are happiest and to guide applicants in their search for the best student experience. Centrale Nantes climbs 11 places from 2020.
 

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021 - Centrale Nantes in top 600

Centrale Nantes is ranked in the top 600 - and 12th in France - of the world’s best universities for social and economic impact in the third edition of the THE Impact Rankings.

The THE Impact Rankings measure global universities’ success in delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Centrale Nantes performed particularly well on six of these goals:
 
  • Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all (top 200);
  • Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation (top 200);
  • Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts (top 200);
  • Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all (top 300);
  • Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns (top 300);
  • Reduce inequality within and among countries (top 300)
 

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 - Centrale Nantes in top 500

Centrale Nantes is ranked among the world's best universities for Engineering and Technology (top 500) in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.

Centrale Nantes' best performance in the 2021 ranking lies in Engineering - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing, with a place in the world's top 200.

This ranking confirms the school's progress on the international stage and the quality of research conducted at Centrale Nantes.
 

L'Etudiant 2021 - Centrale Nantes in 4th place

Centrale Nantes moved up into 4th place in the 2021 Etudiant rankings, with improved scores in research and academic excellence.

The Etudiant ranking for French engineering schools, which lists 168 CTI-accredited establishments, measures over forty indicators in four major areas of development: (1) academic excellence, (2) international openness (3) links with industry (4) diversity of backgrounds.

Figaro 2021 - Centrale Nantes in 12th place

The Figaro ranks Centrale Nantes in 12th place amongst French Engineering schools in 2021.
 

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2021

Centrale Nantes is one of the world's best universities aged 50 or younger, according to the criteria of the Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings. The school is ranked 86th out of 475 globally and 11th in France.

The ranking assesses research-intensive institutions across all their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. It is based on the same performance indicators as the flagship ranking THE World University Rankings, but the weightings are adjusted to give less weight to reputation.

 

U-MultiRank 2020 - Centrale  Nantes in top 25 for student mobility

Centrale Nantes in the top 25 global performing universities for student mobility since 2016

For the fifth year in a row, Centrale Nantes stands out in the U-Multirank 2020 ranking for international orientation and ranks 4th in the list of the 25 world’s best performing institutions for student mobility (Global Top performer in student mobility).

U-Multirank is the first world ranking for higher education establishments with performance assessed on an A to E scale according to a plethora of (29) indicators and five categories: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional engagement. The ranking includes more than 1759 higher education establishments worldwide,
including 52 in France. Centrale Nantes scored particularly well on:

Centrale Nantes (with 16 A scores across 29 indicators) is one of four top performing institutions in France in the 2020 ranking: Télécom Paris (18 A scores), IMT Atlantique (16 A scores) and Montpellier Sup Agro (16 A scores). Centrale Nantes stood out in three categories:
 
  • International orientation: Six As on six indicators
  • Knowledge transfer: Five As on seven indicators
  • Research: Three As on seven indicators
 
Published on November 14, 2016 Updated on October 6, 2021