University International rankings Notable for its research in mathematics and chemistry, Université de Rennes 1 has appeared in the Shanghai Rankings alongside 21 French institutions since 2007. Université de Rennes 1 is ranked between 501th and 600th in the 2015 Times Higher Education Rankings. It also appears in the top 150 young universities, those under 50 years old. 501th in the QS World University Rankings 2015/16, Université de Rennes 1 stands out most notably in medicine, chemistry, biology, mathematics and computer science. The university is ranked 24th among the 45 French institutions mentioned in the rankings. Ranked 422th best university worldwide and 185th best university in Europe, Université de Rennes 1 holds 18th French place in the 2016 rankings published in the American magazine US News & World report. This bibliometric ranking system provides indicators of the scientific performance of 750 universities worldwide. Université de Rennes 1 holds 257th place in the world in terms of impact and 13th position amongst French universities. U-Multirank provides indicators for 49 French universities and 1238 universities worldwide. Université de Rennes 1 is noted for its research and knowledge transfer (number of citations). Université de Rennes 1 is ranked 397th in the world and holds 16th position amongst French universities in the 2015 Taiwan rankings. The university is noted for its research in chemistry, geosciences, mathematics and in environment and ecology.