TU Delft proud of high positions in the global QS Subject Ranking

News - 04 March 2020 - Webredactie

The World University Rankings by Subjects 2020, published today, places TU Delft 2nd worldwide in the discipline Civil & Structural Engineering, further strengthening the global top position of our faculty.

TU Delft is ranked 15th worldwide in the broad category of Engineering & Technology. In total, TU Delft has nine disciplines in the global top 20 and the university is the highest ranked Dutch university in eleven disciplines. In the discipline Architecture/Built Environment the university ranks second worldwide. The 13th position for Environmental Sciences is also noteworthy: for a number of years now, the university has been focusing on education and research in the field of sustainable energy and the climate.


Tim van der Hagen, rector magnificus and president of the executive board, is very pleased with the results. “In the various rankings in recent years you can see that the competition is getting ever stronger and that new parties are competing to reach the top. The fact that TU Delft is going from strength to strength in a large number of disciplines is a nice compliment to everyone who is committed to the quality of our education and research. These lists are an inspiration for continuing to invest in quality.”