The two Austrian universities are rated among the top ten. The University of Vienna placed seventh in the field of communications sciences, and the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna is eighth with respect to veterinary sciences.
Individual disciplines were evaluated primarily according to their research output in the latest "Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2021". Criteria included the publication of scientific studies in the world's top scientific journals in the particular field of study, the number of citations of these works, the share of work in international co-authorships as well as awards.
The following universities also placed among the top 50: Montan Universität Leoben in metallurgy (20th) and mining (48th), the University of Vienna in mathematics (33rd), the Medical University of Vienna in medical technology (34th) and the Vienna University of Technology in remote sensing (37th).
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