Universities in Berlin, Germany
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Berlin
22 out of 33
  • Universities in Berlin
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Berlin
  • (16 institution and 6 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Berlin
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Berlin
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 4 universities from Berlin appear in this ranking.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Environmental Sciences) updated with Humboldt University of Berlin ranked highest among 59 listed universities in Berlin.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: Publication of UniRank 4icu - World Ranking. Free University of Berlin ranked #125.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: Publication of THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. Free University of Berlin with highest ranking among universities in Berlin ranked #56.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Berlin

Philosophy
#14 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Molecular Biology & Genetics
#21 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Veterinary Science
#31 
Free University of Berlin
Linguistics
#33 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Library & Information Management
#35 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Engineering - Chemical
#40 
Technical University of Berlin
Art & Design
#41 
Berlin University of the Arts
Communication & Media Studies
#46 
Free University of Berlin
Statistics
#76 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Agriculture & Forestry
#101 
Humboldt University of Berlin

Rankings of universities in Berlin, Germany 2021

#1

Humboldt University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (730 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #80 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #117 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #295 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Technical University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (597 reviews)
  • #13 
  • #140 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #148 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #24 
  • #277 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Free University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (411 reviews)
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  • #9 
  • #118 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #130 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #19 
  • #245 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Charité - Medical University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.2 / 5.0 (646 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #75 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #150 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #103 
  • #3725 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#5

Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (274 reviews)
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  • #86 
  • #614 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #111 
  • #3933 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #48 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#6

Bard College Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (43 reviews)
  • #77 
  • #2261 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]

#7

Berlin Technical University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (166 reviews)
  • #88 
  • #2961 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #83 
  • #556 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #94 
  • #3101 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

Berlin Professional School, Hochschule fur Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (123 reviews)
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  • #45 
  • #382 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]
  • #92 
  • #2979 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Hertie School of Governance

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (73 reviews)
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  • #83 
  • #2394 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Berlin University of the Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (131 reviews)
  • #138 
  • #5958 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#11

ESMT Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (64 reviews)
  • #152 
  • #7318 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

Steinbeis University of Appied Sciences of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.3 / 5.0 (18 reviews)
  • #181 
  • #8553 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.1 / 5.0 (80 reviews)
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  • #184 
  • #8671 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

Berlin-Weissensee Art Academy

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (134 reviews)
  • #185 
  • #8693 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#15

ESMOD International University of Art for Fashion

Student satisfaction: 3.1 / 5.0 (93 reviews)
  • #204 
  • #9466 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (48 reviews)
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  • #205 
  • #9479 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Hanns Eisler Academy of Music

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (28 reviews)
  • #215 
  • #9895 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Mediadesign University of Applied Social Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (555 reviews)
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  • #234 
  • #10703 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

SRH University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (95 reviews)
  • #245 
  • #11041 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#20

School of Media, Communication and Business

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • #256 
  • #11449 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#21

Quadriga University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin

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  • #261 
  • #11555 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#22

Ernst Busch College of Performing Art, Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
  • #266 
  • #11905 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#23

Touro College Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
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#24

ESMT

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (143 reviews)
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#25

DEKRA University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (14 reviews)

#26

Protestant University of Applied Sciences in Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (18 reviews)

#27

Catholic University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
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#28

Private School of Business, Technology and Culture

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (20 reviews)

#29

MSB Medical School Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (39 reviews)

#30

bbw University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (173 reviews)
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#31

H:G College of Health and Sports

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (31 reviews)
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#32

IB University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (7 reviews)

#33

University of the Popular Arts

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (26 reviews)

#34

German University for Professional Studies

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Berlin Key Facts for International Students

Population: 3427000

Elevation: 74 m. above sea level

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Berlin,

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 3.92 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
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)
 

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FAQ

Humboldt University of Berlin ranks #1 in Berlin in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Berlin Humboldt University of Berlin is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 25 rankings where Humboldt University of Berlin is listed.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Social Studies & Humanities (Philosophy). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Natural Sciences (Molecular Biology & Genetics). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Free University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the Free University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Computer Science (Library & Information Management). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Technical University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Engineering (Engineering - Chemical). See all rankings for the Technical University of Berlin.

Berlin University of the Arts is ranked best in Berlin for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Berlin University of the Arts.

Free University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the Free University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

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

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance 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%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
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%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
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%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities:
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%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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