Academic rankings continuously confirm JMU’s strong performance.
In the overall results of the 2018 ARWU/Shanghai-Ranking, JMU is among the top 200 universities in the world and together with Munich's TUM and LMU one of three Bavarian HEI in the top 14 universities in Germany. Regarding subject areas, JMU’s biomedical research is among the top 100 worldwide and in Germany's top 9. The university overall performs very well in its natural and life sciences, with biology and chemistry among the top 150, and pharmacy, physics, psychology and dentistry in the top 200 in the world.
The 2019 Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) ranks JMU in position 159.
In the recent issue of the Nature Index Ranking 2018, JMU has entered the top 100 as it now ranks 84th among all universities worldwide. Within Germany, JMU is ranked 4th among all universities.