The U-Multirank ranking lists 1,700 universities in 96 countries, including 62 in France, of which 33 are "grandes écoles".
Each institution is rated on a scale from A (very good) to E (very low) according to 36 criteria divided into five categories: teaching and learning, research, knowledge transfer, international orientation and regional engagement.
For this 2019 ranking, École Centrale de Lyon obtains a high score of 12 A in the following 3 categories: research, knowledge transfer and international orientation.
Centrale Lyon achieves 5 A out of 10 in the research category and is ranked, with Centrale Nantes, in the top 25 for student mobility.
The School is one of the two French institutions that rank among the 100 best in the world in the field of research, alongside Agro ParisTech!