Our University: top 20 worldwide in the category “Citations per Faculty”

The University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) has done well in the recently published QS World University Rankings® 2020 and the ShanghaiRanking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019. Indeed in the subject “Materials Science and Engineering”, to which our Institute contributes, FAU is listed as one of the top 5 universities in Germany. Moreover, in the QS World University Rankings® 2020, one particular indicator is very interesting and shows an excellent result for FAU, it is the “Citation per Faculty”  category. Here our university is listed as number 20 in the world well above all other German universities. Prof. Boccaccini said: “our University has several “highly cited researchers” whose contributions surely count to this excellent outcome. Indeed our Department of Materials Science and Engineering  has three highly cited researchers (2018), which is a notable achievement for a single academic Department, unique in Germany. In the subject “Materials Science”, in the mentioned indicator, FAU is listed at number 5 in the world.”