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 400
universities in the world

Overall ranking

General ranking : IMT Atlantique maintains its position in the top 400 universities worldwide in the Times Higher Education World University's 2023 ranking. IMT Atlantique is positioned 11th out of the 43 French schools ranked.

Subjects ranking (2023)

  • Computer Science [126-150]
  • Engineering [151-175]
  • Physical sciences [251-300]

THE University Impact Rankings (2022)

IMT Atlantique in the world TOP 300, 18th in the world in #SDG8 Decent work and economic growth and TOP 200 in: #SDG7 affordable and clean energy, #SDG9 industry, innovation et infrastructure, #SDG12 responsible consumption and production, #SDG13 climate action, #SDG14 life below water and #SDG15 life on land.

THE Young University Ranking (2022)

IMT Atlantique strengthens its position in the Times Higher Education Young University Ranking (THE YUR) at 44th place. IMT Atlantique is in 5th place ex aequo among young French universities and 1st engineering university in France under the age of 50.

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]
ARWU ranking


Ranked on 2 Broad areas
and 5 Subjects

Broad areas ranking

  • Engineering and Technology: 163rd worldwide and 8th in France
  • Natural Sciences: 401-450 worldwide and 17th in France

Subjects ranking

  • Computer Science and Information Systems: 98th worldwide and 5th in France
  • Engineering - Electrical and Electronic: 151-200 worldwide and 7th in France
  • Physics & Astronomy: 301-350 worldwide and 14th in France
  • Statistics & Operational research: 151- 201 worldwide and 6th in France
  • Business & Management Studies: 501-550 worldwide and 16th in France

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 5th position

Overall ranking

With a score of 89 in 2023, IMT Atlantique is ranked 5th in the rankings of L'Étudiant engineering schools!

L'Étudiant ranking


Classified in 16th position

Overall ranking

IMT Atlantique 16th in the Figaro Étudiant's ranking among the 28 schools of excellence !

Le Figaro Étudiant