Subject Categories 

The National Taiwan University Ranking (NTU Ranking) ranks each university by 14 subjects, namely Agricultural Sciences, Environment/Ecology, Plant & Animal Science, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering (including Energy & Fuels), Civil Engineering (including Environmental Engineering), Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Mathematics, and Physics. Table 1-14 list the detailed subject categories.

Table 1 Agricultural Sciences Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Agricultural Sciences Agricultural Economics & Policy
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture, Dairy & Animal Science
Agriculture, Multidisciplinary
Agriculture, Soil Science
Agronomy
Food Science & Technology
Nutrition & Dietetics
Horticulture

Table 2 Environment/Ecology Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Environment/Ecology Biodiversity Conservation
Ecology
Environmental Sciences
Water Resources

Table 3 Plant & Animal Science Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Plant & Animal Science Entomology
Fisheries
Forestry
Marine & Freshwater Biology
Mycology
Ornithology
Plant Sciences
Veterinary Sciences
Zoology

Table 4 Computer Science Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Computer Science Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence
Computer Science, Cybernetics
Computer Science, Hardware & Architecture
Computer Science, Information Systems
Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications
Computer Science, Software Engineering
Computer Science, Theory & Methods

Table 5 Chemical Engineering Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Chemical Engineering, including Energy & Fuels Energy & Fuels
Engineering, Chemical
Engineering, Petroleum
Green & Sustainable Science & Technology
Polymer Science

Table 6 Civil Engineering Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Civil Engineering, including Environment Engineering Construction & Building Technology
Engineering, Civil
Engineering, Environmental
Engineering, Geological
Engineering, Ocean
Transportation
Transportation Science & Technology

Table 7 Electrical Engineering Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Electrical Engineering Automation & Control Systems
Engineering, Biomedical
Engineering, Electrical & Electronic
Instruments & Instrumentation
Telecommunications

Table 8 Mechanical Engineering Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Mechanical Engineering Engineering, Aerospace
Engineering, Manufacturing
Engineering, Marine
Engineering, Mechanical
Mining & Mineral Processing
Mechanics
Robotics
Thermodynamics
Engineering, Industrial

Table 9 Materials Science Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Materials Science Materials Science, Biomaterials
Materials Science, Ceramics
Materials Science, Characterization & Testing
Materials Science, Coatings & Films
Materials Science, Composites
Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
Materials Science, Paper & Wood
Materials Science, Textiles
Metallurgy & Metallurgical Engineering

Table 10 Pharmacology & Toxicology Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Pharmacology & Toxicology Pharmacology & Pharmacy
Substance Abuse
Toxicology

Table 11 Chemistry Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Chemistry Chemistry, Analytical
Chemistry, Applied
Chemistry, Inorganic & Nuclear
Chemistry, Medicinal
Chemistry, Multidisciplinary
Chemistry, Organic
Chemistry, Physical
Crystallography
Electrochemistry
Spectroscopy

Table 12 Geosciences Subject Category

Subject SSubject Category
Geosciences Geochemistry & Geophysics
Geography
Geography, Physical
Geology
Geosciences, Multidisciplinary
Imaging Science & Photographic Technology
Limnology
Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences
Mineralogy
Oceanography
Paleontology
Remote Sensing
Soil Science

Table 13 Mathematics Subject Categories

Subject SSubject Category
Mathematics Mathematics
Mathematics, Applied
Mathematics, Interdisciplinary Applications
Statistics & Probability
Logic

Table 14 Physics Subject Categories

Note: *Physics includes Space Science.
Subject SSubject Category
Physics* Acoustics
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Nuclear Science & Technology
Optics
Physics, Applied
Physics, Atomic, Molecular & Chemical
Physics, Condensed Matter
Physics, Fluids & Plasmas
Physics, Mathematical
Physics, Multidisciplinary
Physics, Nuclear
Physics, Particles & Fields
Astronomy & Astrophysics