The Technische Universität München (TUM) [Technische Universitaet Muenchen] is a research university with campuses in Munich, Garching, and Weihenstephan. TUM, being among the highest acclaimed universities in Germany, is affiliated with 16 Nobel Laureates including Gerhard Ertl who in 2007 received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The university has a sound international reputation and was ranked 2nd in Germany, 15th in Europe and 56th in the world in 2010 by the Academic Ranking of World Universities. In the same year, it was ranked 2nd in Germany, 16th in Europe and 58th in the world (overall) and in Engineering & Technology 1st in Germany, 9th in Europe and 36th in the world by the QS World University Rankings. In 2010 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked Technical University Munich 4th in Germany, 29th in Europe and 101st in the world.