The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (click here to read the full methodology).
Use the interactive table below to filter the rankings by location, and click on individual universities for more information. Registered users will also be able to use the site’s Compare function to see facts and statistics about multiple universities side-by-side.
There’s no faulty wiring at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which remains number one in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering. MIT has come top of every single Electrical and Electronic Engineering subject ranking since the first one in 2013.
Elsewhere in the table, Tsinghua University in China has shot up the table to seventh place and is in fact the only university in the top ten that wasn’t there last year. China is well-represented overall, with 30 institutions featuring on this year’s list.
Interested in other courses besides Electrical & Electronic Engineering? The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 covers 46 different subjects. Click here to see the full list.