Top Universities in Germany

With an amazing reputation for scientific discoveries and technology, Germany is home to some of the highest ranked universities in the world. Places like University of Bonn and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology are recognised all over the world for being among the best law schools, medical schools, business schools, and engineering schools to attend. Several German schools are among the best schools and colleges worldwide, and offer competitive Master's, Bachelor's, and Ph.D degrees, giving you access to some of the best international universities in the world.

Top Ranked Universities on MastersPortal

Universities Times Higher Education Ranking (2019) Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking (2018) QS Rankings (2019) Best Global Universities Rankings (2018)
32 53 62 40
44 48 61 80
47 47 64 59
67 - 121 87
76 101 186 148
87 201 144 167
89 151 168 155
90 - - 167
104 - 130 112
110 101 255 104
123 99 197 142
123 - 338 576
131 301 147 296
135 201 116 167
135 151 223 134
146 151 306 243
149 201 332 285
151 151 191 183
159 151 521 213
175 201 299 217
184 151 329 196
189 401 397 479
190 301 601 289
201 401 701 529
201 - 495 627
201 201 453 257
201 - - -
201 - 601 429
251 401 253 422
251 101 - 176
251 - - 740
251 201 407 204
251 301 601 418
251 301 372 349
251 301 260 441
301 - 701 410
301 401 601 555
301 401 511 477
351 - 551 366
401 - - 630
401 401 551 562
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601 - - 681
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- 301 701 329
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- 401 701 565
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Ranking Explained

World University Rankings created by Times Higher Education takes into account the reputation of research done by universities and how often papers produced by universities were quoted around the world.

Academic Ranking of World Universities offered by Shanghai Jiao Tong University focuses on the number of award-winning scientists, most cited researchers from the listed universities, and their contribution to the scientific community.

QS Rankings created by TopUniversities.com surveys a large number of academic experts about the reputation of universities and also measures the quality of teaching.

Best Global Universities Rankings created by USNews.com analyses university graduation rates and how many students remain enrolled in their second year of studies. It also surveys university representatives on the performance of universities.

Studying in Germany

Universities in Germany are famous for excellent education, not only in engineering. German degrees are recognized all around the world and have a strong international focus. Various scholarships and special support for international students are available.