International and national academic ranking

Only two years after its creation, IMT Atlantique, a elite technological university, is internationally recognised as a Technological University, as attested by its rankings in the reference lists for higher education abroad, in the general rankings and/or by theme: the Times Higher Education (THE), the Shanghai ranking (ARWU), QS, Webometrics, U-Multirank....

International academic ranking


Among the top 500
universities in the world

Overall ranking

General ranking : IMT Atlantique is ranked among the top 500 universities worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University's 2024 ranking. IMT Atlantique is positioned 11th out of the 49 French schools ranked.

Subjects ranking (2024)

  • Computer Science [201-250]
  • Engineering [251-300]
  • Physical sciences [401-500]

THE University Impact Rankings (2024)

Ranked 86th worldwide in THE Impact, IMT Atlantique is now one of the Top 100 international institutions pursuing sustainable development goals in 2024.
Read Excellent results in THE Impact 2024.

THE Young University Ranking (2024)

IMT Atlantique is ranked 60th out of 1,171 universities worldwide in THE Young University 2024!

THE World’s Best Small Universities Rankings (2023)

IMT Atlantique is ranked 20th in the world in 2023 out of 81 universities.

THE ranking


Ranked on 2 themes

The ARWU World University
Academic Ranking of "Shanghai" is the international ranking with the highest notoriety. It assesses the scientific excellence of higher education institutions and few French engineering schools are included

Subjects ranking

  • Physics [401-500]
  • Management [201-300]
Shanghaï Ranking


Ranked on 2 Broad areas
and 5 Subjects

Broad areas ranking

  • Engineering and Technology: 200th worldwide and 7th in France
  • Natural Sciences: 501-550 worldwide and 19th in France

Subjects ranking

  • Computer Science and Information Systems: 131st worldwide and 5th in France
  • Engineering - Electrical and Electronic: 201-250 worldwide and 7th in France
  • Physics & Astronomy: 351-400 worldwide and 16th in France
  • Statistics & Operational research: 101- 150 worldwide and 5th in France
  • Business & Management Studies: 451-500 worldwide and 15th in France

QS Sustainability 2024

IMT Atlantique is ranked 485th worldwide and 5th in France. This ranking mesure the top 10 most sustainable universities in the world.

QS Graduate Employability

IMT Atlantique is now ranked among the top 300 institutions worldwide. The ranking reaffirms our excellent reputation with employers.

QS by subject


Ranked 124th in the world

Overall ranking

Ranked 124th in the world by the Round University Ranking. The ranking assesses the performance of higher education institutions on 20 criteria grouped into 4 domains: Teaching, Research, International Diversity, Financial Sustainability

Subject ranking

  • Technical Sciences: 77
  • Social Sciences: 170
  • Natural Sciences: 231
Round University Ranking

National academic ranking


Classified in 4th position ex æquo

Overall ranking

With a score of 97/123 in 2023, IMT Atlantique is ranked 4th ex æquo in the rankings of L'Étudiant engineering schools!

L'Étudiant ranking


Classified in 14th position

Overall ranking

IMT Atlantique 14th in the Figaro Étudiant's ranking among the 87 institutions !

Le Figaro Étudiant