Universities in Berlin, Germany
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  • (29 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Berlin
  • 16 Nov, 2022: Publication of THE World Reputation Rankings. Humboldt University of Berlin with highest ranking among universities in Berlin ranked #71.
  • 26 Oct, 2022: Publication of THE World University Rankings by Subject (Engineering). Humboldt University of Berlin with highest ranking among universities in Berlin ranked #24.
  • 26 Oct, 2022: Publication of QS World University Rankings: Sustainability. Free University of Berlin with highest ranking among universities in Berlin ranked #241.
  • 12 Oct, 2022: New edition of THE World University Rankings. 4 universities in Berlin ranked.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Berlin

Philosophy QS World University Rankings By Subject
#11 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Modern Langugages QS World University Rankings By Subject
#23 
Free University of Berlin
Arts and Humanities THE World University Rankings by Subject
#24 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Immunology NTU by Subject
#26 
Free University of Berlin
Law THE World University Rankings by Subject
#32 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Communication & Media Studies QS World University Rankings By Subject
#40 
Free University of Berlin
Engineering - Civil & Structural QS World University Rankings By Subject
#51 
Technical University of Berlin
Biological Sciences ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
#51 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Mathematics ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
#51 
Humboldt University of Berlin
Computer Science THE World University Rankings by Subject
#59 
Technical University of Berlin

Rankings of universities in Berlin, Germany 2022

#1

Humboldt University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (756 reviews)
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  • #86 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #5 
  • #131 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #27 
  • #289 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#2

Technical University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (624 reviews)
  • #156 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #8 
  • #158 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #24 
  • #259 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#3

Free University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (428 reviews)
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  • #91 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #4 
  • #118 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #18 
  • #249 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]



#4

Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (283 reviews)
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  • #86 
  • #556 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #50 
  • #320 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #86 
  • #2564 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#5

Berlin Professional School, Hochschule fur Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (122 reviews)
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  • #36 
  • #255 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #90 
  • #2908 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#6

Berlin Technical University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (171 reviews)
  • #67 
  • #404 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #161 
  • #7958 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#7

Hertie School of Governance

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (73 reviews)
  • #85 
  • #2499 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#8

Berlin University of the Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (133 reviews)
  • #142 
  • #6323 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]


#9

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.1 / 5.0 (81 reviews)
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  • #179 
  • #8656 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#10

Steinbeis University of Appied Sciences of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.3 / 5.0 (18 reviews)
  • #181 
  • #8778 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#11

SRH University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.4 / 5.0 (97 reviews)
  • #186 
  • #8884 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#12

Berlin-Weissensee Art Academy

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (137 reviews)
  • #196 
  • #9106 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#13

ESMOD International University of Art for Fashion

Student satisfaction: 3.1 / 5.0 (95 reviews)
  • #217 
  • #9968 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#14

Hanns Eisler Academy of Music

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (28 reviews)
  • #218 
  • #10004 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#15

Mediadesign University of Applied Social Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.8 / 5.0 (555 reviews)
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  • #252 
  • #11141 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#16

School of Media, Communication and Business

Student satisfaction: 3.7 / 5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • #256 
  • #11322 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#17

Ernst Busch College of Performing Art, Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
  • #264 
  • #11765 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#18

Charité - Medical University of Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.2 / 5.0 (659 reviews)
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  • #73 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 12 October, 2022]
  • #6 
  • #119 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]
  • #176 
THE World Reputation Rankings
[Published 16 November, 2022]


#19

DEKRA University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (14 reviews)

#20

Touro College Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
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#21

MSB Medical School Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (39 reviews)

#22

Bard College Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (43 reviews)

#23

Protestant University of Applied Sciences in Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (18 reviews)

#24

H:G College of Health and Sports

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (31 reviews)
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#25

Catholic University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (22 reviews)
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#26

ESMT Berlin

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (67 reviews)

#27

VICTORIA International University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (20 reviews)

#28

bbw University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (174 reviews)
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#29

IB University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (7 reviews)

#30

University of the Popular Arts

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (26 reviews)

#31

University of Applied Sciences, Berlin

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (48 reviews)
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#32

Quadriga University of Applied Social Sciences Berlin

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#33

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 4.40 €
  • 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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Humboldt University of Berlin ranks #1 in Berlin in our meta ranking composed of 134 university rankings.

Among all universities in Berlin Free University of Berlin is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 36 rankings where Free 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.

Free University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Languages & Literature (Modern Langugages). See all rankings for the Free University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

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

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

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.

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

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the Humboldt University of Berlin.

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

Technical University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the Technical University of Berlin.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Education (Education). 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.

Humboldt University of Berlin is ranked best in Berlin for Sports Science (Sports Related Subjects). 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 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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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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

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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:
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:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

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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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Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe:
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%

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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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