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International Shanghai Ranking: University of Mannheim Leading in Economics and Social Sciences

The University of Mannheim has been ranked the best German university in Political Science, Business Administration and Finance. For Communication, the University of Mannheim has been ranked number two and for Economics, the university has been ranked number three in Germany.

The Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020, the Shanghai Ranking, has recently confirmed the University of Mannheim’s pole position in Germany in its area of specialization, Economics and Social Sciences.

In six of the fourteen subjects in the category Social Sciences, which includes Business Administration and Economics as well as Communication, the University of Mannheim is considered one of the best universities in Germany. For Political Science, the University of Mannheim ranks number 39 world-wide and number 1 in Germany. The University of Mannheim has been ranked as leading German university in Business Administration and Finance. For Communication, only one university in Germany has been ranked higher. For Economics, the university ranks number 3 and for Sociology, number 6 in Germany.

The Shanghai Ranking is an international ranking of higher education institutions that has been conducted by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University since 2003. Each year, over 4,000 higher education institutions worldwide are assessed on the basis of various indicators, such as the number of publications in renowned journals, the number of citations and the extent of international research collaborations. Consideration is also given to the academic influence of the higher education institutions.

To see the ranking results, please visit: http://www.shanghairanking.com/shanghairanking-subject-rankings/

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