Centrale Nantes Rankings

Centrale Nantes joins the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Engineering and Technology
Out of only 903 establishments ranked worldwide for Engineering & Technology, Centrale Nantes is in the top 200 for 2019. This ranking places the school at the 60th position in Europe, the top 5 in France and number one outside the capital.

Computer Science
Centrale Nantes also entered the THE Computer Science ranking for 2019 in the 251-300 grouping of ​​the best universities worldwide and in 8th place in France.

Overall Ranking
Out of over 1250 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) and International outlook (third French institution).

Centrale Nantes in joint 4th place in the L'Etudiant 2019 rankings for French Engineering Schools

The Etudiant ranking for French engineering schools, which lists 174 establishments, measures over fifty indicators in four major areas of development: (1) academic excellence, (2) international openness (3) links with industry (4) diversity of backgrounds. Excellent performance areas 2 and 3 has boosted Centrale Nantes up to joint fourth place in the 2019 ranking.

Centrale Nantes in the top 25 global performing universities for student mobility in 2016 and 2018

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 (31) indicators and five categories: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional engagement. The ranking includes more than 1600 higher education establishments worldwide, including 60 in France. Centrale Nantes scored particularly well on:
  • Knowledge transfer: Four As out of seven indicators
  • International orientation: Five As out of six indicators
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Published on November 14, 2016 Updated on December 7, 2018