X

Universities in Berlin, Germany - Rankings & Reviews

Berlin
university icon
31
Universities in Berlin
student population icon
155,231
students
population icon
3,427,000
Population
  • 31 universities in Berlin are listed in 28 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 5 different subject specific rankings. 14 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.
  • Most comprehensive collection of university ranking scores worldwide. We monitor continuously 103 different university and subject rankings so that you can conveniently compare all rankings in one place.

Oldest university in Berlin: Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin was founded in 1710
Largest university in Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin with 34999 students
Nobel prize laureates: Gerhard Ertl (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, 2007)
  Ernst Ruska (Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, 1986)
  Adolf Butenandt (Berlin University, 1939)
  Peter Debye (Berlin University, 1936)
  Peter Debye (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institut) für Physik, 1936)
  Erwin Schrödinger (Berlin University, 1933)
  Albert Einstein (Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institut) für Physik, 1921)
  Walther Nernst (Berlin University, 1920)
  Max Planck (Berlin University, 1918)
  Eduard Buchner (Landwirtschaftliche Hochschule (Agricultural College), 1907)
 

Highest subject rankings of universities in Berlin:

#1

Archaelogy #13  #1  Freie Universität Berlin

#2

Veterinary #26  #1  Freie Universität Berlin

#3

Linguistics #33  #1  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

#4

Biology #34  #1  Freie Universität Berlin

#5

Media Studies #51  #1  Freie Universität Berlin

#6

Mechanical Engineering #51  #4  Technische Universität Berlin

#7

Animal Sciences #82  #2  Freie Universität Berlin

#8

Finance #101  #3  Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
 
#130  #6  QS World University Rankings  
#123  #10  THE Global University Employability Ranking  
#81  #4  World Reputation Rankings  
#104  #7  The World’s Most International Universities  
#104  #9  THE World University Rankings  
#23  #4  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe  
#100  #7  Reuters Most Innovative Universities  
#186  #3  Webometrics  
#167  #10  Nature Index  
#382  #22  Scimago Institutions Ranking  
#93  #5  RUR Reputation Ranking  
#97  #6  RUR Research Performance Ranking  
#122  #5  RUR World University Rankings  
#80  #5  URAP World Ranking  
#78  #4  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers  
#22  #4  NTU Europe  
#81  #2  CWUR Center for World University Rankings  


 
#147  #8  QS World University Rankings  
#79  #6  THE Global University Employability Ranking  
#131  #10  The World’s Most International Universities  
#131  #13  THE World University Rankings  
#34  #11  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe  
#301  #20  ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities  
#246  #8  Webometrics  
#242  #17  Nature Index  
#429  #28  Scimago Institutions Ranking  
#123  #7  RUR Reputation Ranking  
#162  #13  RUR Research Performance Ranking  
#145  #9  RUR World University Rankings  
#367  #26  URAP World Ranking  
#440  #24  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers  
#170  #24  NTU Europe  
#410  #26  CWUR Center for World University Rankings  


 
#79  #2  Financial Times - Global MBA  
#34  #2  Financial Times - Executive MBA  
#18  #1  Executive Education - Customised  
#18  #2  European Business School Rankings  
 
#120  #4  QS World University Rankings  
#51  #3  THE Global University Employability Ranking  
#61  #2  World Reputation Rankings  
#67  #3  The World’s Most International Universities  
#67  #3  THE World University Rankings  
#32  #10  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe  
#231  #16  Nature Index  
#457  #34  Scimago Institutions Ranking  
#78  #3  RUR Reputation Ranking  
#76  #5  RUR Research Performance Ranking  
#153  #10  RUR World University Rankings  
#74  #3  URAP World Ranking  
#76  #3  NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers  
#19  #3  NTU Europe  
#101  #3  CWUR Center for World University Rankings  


 
#90  #7  THE World University Rankings  
#28  #7  Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe  
#238  #5  Scimago Institutions Ranking  
#151  #10  URAP World Ranking  


 
#2379  #55  Webometrics  
 
#2607  #58  Webometrics  
 
#2781  #62  Webometrics  
 
#2922  #64  Webometrics  
 
#4432  #79  Webometrics  
 
#7911  #132  Webometrics  
 
#8338  #138  Webometrics  
 
#9173  #148  Webometrics  
#15  #1  Business of Fashion  
   
   
 
 
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
 

Key Facts about Berlin

Population: 3,427,000

Elevation: 74 m. above sea level

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Berlin,

Exchange rate: EUR (1 EUR = 83.85 INR)

Living costs for students in Berlin:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 75* (25% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 65* (35% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 74* (26% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.09 €
Electricity/plugs
  • Plug Type C
  • Plug Type F
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Map with location of universities in Berlin

###


FAQ

Ranking publishers

 British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK
  • Universities: 1017
  • Universities: 938

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Academic Reputation 40%
    Employer Reputation 10%
    Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
    Citations per faculty 20%
    International Faculty Ratio 5%
    International Student Ratio 5%

    view methodology

 Business of Fashion
  • Universities: 50

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Global influence 30%
    Learning experience 35%
    Long-term Value 35%

    view methodology

 CWUR Center for World University Rankings
  • Universities: 916

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Research Performance 40%
    Quality of Education 25%
    Alumni Employment 25%
    Quality of Faculty 10%

    view methodology

 NTU ranking
  • Universities: 725

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Research excellence 40%
    Research impact 35%
    Research productivity 25%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 885
  • Universities: 182

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Scientific Efficiency 23%
    Scientific Potential 15%
    Graduates on the labour market 15%
    Internationalisation 15%
    Prestige 14%
    Learning Conditions 10%

    view methodology

 Nature Index
  • Universities: 363

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Article count (AC)
    Fractional count (FC)
    Weighted fractional count (WFC)

    view methodology

 RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)
  • Universities: 767

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Teaching Reputation 50%
    Research Reputation 50%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 767

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
    Citation per papers 20%
    Papers per academic and research staff 20%
    International research reputation 20%
    Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 778

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Teaching 40%
    Research 40%
    International Diversity 10%
    Financial Sustainability 10%

    view methodology

 Scimago Institutions
  • Universities: 2916

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Research 50%
    Innovation 30%
    Societal 20%

    view methodology

 ShanghaiRanking Consultancy
  • Universities: 938

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Alumni winning research prizes 10%
    Staff winning research prizes 20%
    Research paper publications 20%
    Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
    Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
    Per capita academic performance 10%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 155
  • Universities: 1478

    view methodology

 THE Times Higher Education, UK
  • Universities: 145

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Employability (survey) 100%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 98

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Research Reputation 66,6%
    Teaching Reputation 33,3%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 1170

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Teaching 30%
    Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
    Citations 30%
    International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
    Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 177

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Proportion of international students 25%
    Proportion of international staff 25%
    Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
    University’s international reputation 25%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 1187

    view methodology

 The Financial Times Limited, UK
  • Universities: 91

    Criteria used in ranking:
    MBA European rank 25%
    EMBA European rank 25%
    Masters in Management European rank 25%
    Executive Education open programmes 12.5%
    Executive Education custom programmes 12.5%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 81

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Salary today 20%
    Salary increase 20%
    FT research rank 10%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 91

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Weighted salary 20%
    Salary increase 20%
    FT research rank 10%
    International mobility 6%
    Faculty with doctorates 5%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 61

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Faculty 8.4%
    Programme design 8.4%
    Preparation 8.3%
    Aims achieved 8.3%
    New skills and learning 8.3%
    Future use 8%

    view methodology

 Thomson Reuters
  • Universities: 96

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Patent Volume 33%
    Patent Citations 34%
    Industry Article Citation Impact 11%
    Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11%
    Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11%

    view methodology

  • Universities: 98

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Patent volume 11.11%
    Patent success 11.11%
    Global patents 11.11%
    Patent citations 11.11%
    Percent of patents cited / Patent citation impact 11.11%
    Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11%
    Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11%
    Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11%
    Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

    view methodology

 Urap
 Webometrics
  • Universities: 5119

    Criteria used in ranking:
    Visibility 50%
    Excellence 35%
    Transparency 10%
    Presence 5%

    view methodology