Universities in Munich, Germany
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Munich
6 out of 9
  • Universities in Munich
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
22
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Munich
  • (16 institution and 6 subject rankings)
26
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Munich
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Munich, Germany

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Munich
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Technical University of Munich with highest ranking among universities in Munich ranked #64.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Hospitality & Leisure Management). Includes 44 universities from Munich.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: New edition of UniRank 4icu - World Ranking. 2 universities in Munich ranked.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: New edition of THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. 2 universities in Munich ranked.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Munich

Classics & Ancient History
#8 
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Aerospace Engineering
#16 
Technical University of Munich
Physics & Astronomy
#22 
Technical University of Munich
Veterinary Science
#24 
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Communication & Media Studies
#25 
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Agriculture & Forestry
#32 
Technical University of Munich
English Language & Literature
#54 
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Rankings of universities in Munich, Germany 2021

#1

Technical University of Munich

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (1033 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #41 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #50 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #64 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (1014 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #63 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #98 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #121 
QS Employability Rankings
[Published 19 September, 2019]


#3

Munich University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (100 reviews)
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  • #69 
  • #520 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #103 
  • #3535 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #34 
World University Ranking 2020 - Europe
[Published 21 September, 2020]

#4

Munich School of Philosophy

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (17 reviews)
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  • #82 
  • #2529 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #227 
  • #10442 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

University of Television and Film Munich

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (67 reviews)
  • #236 
  • #10815 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#6

Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Munich

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (26 reviews)
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  • #253 
  • #11388 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#7

University of Music and Performing Arts Munich

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
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#8

Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (68 reviews)
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#9

European Business College Munich, New European College

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (39 reviews)

Munich Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1261000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Bavaria, Upper Bavaria

Living costs for students in Munich:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 77* (23% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 71* (29% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 69* (31% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.05 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Theodor W. Hänsch (Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität, 2005)
 
Ernst Otto Fischer (Technical University, 1973)
 
Karl von Frisch (Zoologisches Institut der Universität München, 1973)
 
Feodor Lynen (Max-Planck-Institut für Zellchemie, 1964)
 
Rudolf Mössbauer (Technical University, 1961)
 
Rudolf Mössbauer (Technical University, 1961)
 
Hans Fischer (Technische Hochschule (Institute of Technology), 1930)
 
Heinrich Wieland (Munich University, 1927)
 
Richard Willstätter (Munich University, 1915)
 
Adolf von Baeyer (Munich University, 1905)
 

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FAQ

Technical University of Munich ranks #1 in Munich in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Munich Technical University of Munich is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 26 rankings where Technical University of Munich is listed.

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is ranked best in Munich for Social Studies & Humanities (Classics & Ancient History). See all rankings for the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Technical University of Munich is ranked best in Munich for Engineering (Aerospace Engineering). See all rankings for the Technical University of Munich.

Technical University of Munich is ranked best in Munich for Natural Sciences (Physics & Astronomy). See all rankings for the Technical University of Munich.

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is ranked best in Munich for Medicine & Health (Veterinary Science). See all rankings for the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is ranked best in Munich for Journalism & Media Studies (Communication & Media Studies). See all rankings for the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

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

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich is ranked best in Munich for Languages & Literature (English Language & Literature). See all rankings for the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

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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