The SHTM has again excelled in the university rankings, claiming the top spot in the "Hospitality and Tourism Management" category of ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023.
This is the seventh consecutive year in which the SHTM has been recognised as the world's number one by ShanghaiRanking, a globally respected institution. The School won first place in 2017, the first time ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of
Academic Subjects included the "Hospitality and Tourism Management" category, and has held the top spot ever since.
ShanghaiRanking's Academic Ranking of World Universities has been published annually since 2009 and is regarded as one of the three most influential and widely followed university classifications, alongside the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Earlier this year, the SHTM was recognised as world No. 1 in the
2022/23 Field Based Ranking of the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) Research Laboratory. The School has won first place globally in the "Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services" category for six years in a row.
The URAP Research Laboratory was established at the Informatics Institute of the Middle East Technical University in 2009. Its main objective is to develop a ranking system for world universities based on academic performance as determined by the quality and
quantity of their scholarly publications.
The SHTM is honoured to be recognised internationally as a world-leading hospitality and tourism management school. These rankings confirm the School's outstanding reputation and commitment to global excellence in hospitality and tourism education and research and are a ringing endorsement of its visionary leadership, dedicated researchers and innovative educational approach.
The No. 1 ranking is a tribute to the SHTM's dedicated faculty members, trail-blazing
graduates and culture of academic and research excellence. For more than four decades, the SHTM has spearheaded hospitality and tourism education, supporting the hospitality and tourism industry, a key driver of socio-economic growth.
For more information on ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023, please visit: https://www.shanghairanking.com/rankings/gras/2023/RS0513