QS ranking: l'X in the top 30 worldwide in natural sciences
Every year, QS publishes the world ranking of universities by subject. In the 2018 ranking, l'X retains its French leadership in the field of "natural sciences" and in two disciplines: "mathematics" and "physics and astronomy".
École Polytechnique continues to position itself as the leading French university in certain disciplines according to the "QS by subjects" ranking, which lists the top 200 institutions in 48 disciplines in five fields. L'X enters this year in the world top 30 in "natural sciences", being in the 27th position and is thus ranked first in the national rank.
École Polytechnique is ranked first in France in the discipline "physics and astronomy", occupying the 29th position in the world. It is also ranked 31st globally in mathematics, ahead of all other French universities.
École Polytechnique is in the top 10 institutions at the European level in this field and these disciplines.