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Denmark has the World’s Second Best University for Engineering Degrees

New rankings for seven different engineering subjects have been published by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy and the Shanghai Subject Ranking 2016 puts the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Aalborg University in the very top

A new set of rankings for seven different engineering subjects has been released by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.

The rankings in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects for 2016 reveal between 100 and 400 of the best schools and colleges, depending on the availability of relevant data.

Taking the top positions we find the universities in the United States with more top rankings than any other country, however we also find Denmark well represented across the different subject league tables of top universities for engineering.

In the category Top 20 Universities for Civil Engineering and Top 20 Universities for Energy Science and Engineering, Denmark comes in second:

Top 20 universities for civil engineering

A civil engineering degree prepares students to work on design and construction within a variety of sectors, on projects such as bridges, roads and buildings.

 

Top 20 universities for energy science and engineering

A degree in energy science and engineering teaches students methods to produce, store and use clean energy, incorporating elements of chemical, physical and biotechnological science.

 

Top 20 universities for electrical and electronic engineering

The work of an electrical engineer focuses on electrical control systems, ensuring their reliability, quality and sustainability.

Elect. Eng. Rank

Institution

Country

1

Stanford University

United States

2

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

United States

3

University of California, Berkeley

United States

4

Nanyang Technological University

Singapore

5

Georgia Institute of Technology

United States

6

University of California, Los Angeles

United States

7

Aalborg University

Denmark

8

University of Michigan

United States

9

University of Texas at Austin

United States

10

University of California, San Diego

United States

11

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States

12

ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Switzerland

13

Tsinghua University

China

14

Zhejiang University

China

15

University of California, Santa Barbara

United States

16

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland

17

National University of Singapore

Singapore

18

University of Southern California

United States

19

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

South Korea

20

City University of Hong Kong

China-Hong Kong

 

 

Top 20 universities for environmental science and engineering

This multidisciplinary field combines all three hard sciences with engineering in order to connect knowledge of the environment to modern techniques in construction with the aim of protecting people and the planet from adverse conditions.

Environ. Eng. Rank

Institution

Country

1

Stanford University

United States

2

Wageningen University and Research Center

Netherlands

3

University of California, Berkeley

United States

4

Harvard University

United States

5

Stockholm University

Sweden

6

University of Oxford

United Kingdom

7

Colorado State University

United States

8

ETH Zurich – Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Switzerland

9

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States

10

The University of Queensland

Australia

11

University of British Columbia

Canada

12

Duke University

United States

13

Utrecht University

Netherlands

14

University of California, San Diego

United States

15

Cornell University

United States

16

Technical University of Denmark

Denmark

17

Yale University

United States

18

Columbia University

United States

19

University of Washington

United States

20

Oregon State University

United States

 

See the full report and all the ranking on www.timeshighereducation.com