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Centrale Nantes makes its entry into the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Centrale Nantes has joined the 401-500 grouping of the world’s top universities in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, which are published today.

on September 26, 2018

Out of the 1258 establishments ranked worldwide by Times Higher Education, Centrale Nantes is positioned in the top 500 globally, 15th in France and in the top five French engineering schools.

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: second French institution
- International outlook: third French institution


Joining this ranking is a measure of the school’s progress on the international stage and of the quality of the industrial partnerships in which we are involved. This is very welcome recognition for all our teams and their hard work. We shall pursue our efforts to enhance this excellence in order to maintain the highest teaching standards and to pave the way for ever more innovative research projects. - Arnaud Poitou, Director of Centrale Nantes

Published on September 26, 2018 Updated on February 5, 2019