Nine Université de Lyon institutions in the QS by Subject 2022 Ranking

On The April 8, 2022

The QS by Subject 2022 ranking, established by the British company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), was published on April 6. Nine institutions, whether member or associated of the Université de Lyon, are present in this twelfth edition.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject ranks, each year, higher education institutions worldwide based on several indicators: international reputation of institutions, recognition among employers, number of publications and appearances in other university rankings, etc.

51 different disciplines are represented, divided into 5 main categories: Arts and human sciences; Engineering and Technology; Life Sciences and Medicine; Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and Management.

The nine institutions represented:

  • Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 | mentioned in 18 disciplines;
  • ENS de Lyon | 15 disciplines;
  • INSA Lyon | 10 disciplines;
  • École Centrale Lyon | 7 disciplines;
  • emlyon business school | 4 disciplines;
  • Université Lumière Lyon 2 | 3 disciplines;
  • Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 | 2 disciplines;
  • Mines Saint-Étienne | 1 discipline;
  • Conservatoire national supérieur musique et danse (CNSMD) de Lyon | 1 discipline.

In total, the institutions of the Université de Lyon are mentioned 62 times (i.e. 13% of mentions for all French institutions combined). They appear in 25 different disciplines out of 51, and are represented in each of the 5 main categories, which makes Lyon Saint-Étienne the 5th French university site on this criterion.

A few honorable mentions:

  • The CNSMD Lyon ranks 19th in the world in the “Performing Arts” category;
  • emlyon business school is 53rd in the “Business and Management Studies” category;
  • INSA Lyon ranks 98th in the “Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering” category.

These nine institutions have gained an average of 2.44 places compared to the QS by Subject 2021 ranking. A good proof of the quality of teaching and scientific performance within the Lyon Saint-Étienne site!