Universities in Stuttgart, Germany
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Latest ranking updates related to universities in Stuttgart
  • 10 Apr, 2024: QS World University Rankings By Subject (Business & Management Studies) updated with University of Hohenheim ranked highest among 16 listed universities in Stuttgart.
  • 06 Mar, 2024: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings from Scimago Institutions. 2 universities from Stuttgart appear in this ranking.
  • 19 Dec, 2023: Publication of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. University of Stuttgart with highest ranking among universities in Stuttgart ranked #573.
  • 05 Dec, 2023: Publication of QS World University Rankings: Sustainability. University of Stuttgart with highest ranking among universities in Stuttgart ranked #240.

Rankings of universities in Stuttgart, Germany 2024

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (based on 185 student ratings)
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  • #30 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #19 
  • #312 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #34 
  • #565 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2024]
Show 15 more rankings of University of Stuttgart and subject specific rankings for 6 subjects

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (based on 181 student ratings)
  • #26 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings
[Published 27 September, 2023]
  • #37 
  • #651 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 27 June, 2023]
  • #50 
  • #935 
Scimago Institutions Rankings
[Published 06 March, 2024]
Show 9 more rankings of University of Hohenheim and subject specific rankings for 3 subjects

#3
Germany

Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (based on 99 student ratings)
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  • #117 
  • #4697 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 31 July, 2023]


#4
Germany

Stuttgart Media University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (based on 171 student ratings)
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  • #120 
  • #4912 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 31 July, 2023]

#5
Germany

Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (based on 32 student ratings)
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  • #199 
  • #9509 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 31 July, 2023]

#6
Germany

Merz Academy

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (based on 8 student ratings)
  • #228 
  • #10755 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 31 July, 2023]

#7
Germany

State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (based on 40 student ratings)
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#8
Germany

VWA Academy of occupational studies

Student satisfaction: 5.0 / 5.0 (based on 5 student ratings)
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Highest subject rankings of universities in Stuttgart

Aerospace Engineering URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#45 
University of Stuttgart
Computer Science THE World University Rankings by Subject
#101 
University of Stuttgart
Mathematics QS World University Rankings By Subject
#151 
University of Stuttgart
Agriculture URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#213 
University of Hohenheim
Architecture URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
#225 
University of Stuttgart
Chemistry QS World University Rankings By Subject
#251 
University of Stuttgart
Social Sciences THE World University Rankings by Subject
#301 
University of Hohenheim

Stuttgart Key Facts for International Students

6 out of 8 Universities in Stuttgart Ranked in at least one ranking

18 Different Rankings list Universities in Stuttgart (13 institution and 5 subject rankings)

4 Global Rankings rank Universities in Stuttgart Among TOP 200

Population: 631000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Baden-Württemberg, Regierungsbezirk Stuttgart

Living costs for students in Stuttgart:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 89* (11% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 70* (30% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 62* (38% 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:
Klaus von Klitzing (, 1985)

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University of Stuttgart ranks #1 in Stuttgart in our meta ranking composed of 112 university rankings.

Among all universities in Stuttgart University of Stuttgart is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 23 rankings where University of Stuttgart is listed.

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

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

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

University of Hohenheim is ranked best in Stuttgart for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the University of Hohenheim.

University of Stuttgart is ranked best in Stuttgart for Architecture, Building & Planning (Architecture). See all rankings for the University of Stuttgart.

University of Stuttgart is ranked best in Stuttgart for Natural Sciences (Chemistry). See all rankings for the University of Stuttgart.

University of Hohenheim is ranked best in Stuttgart for Social Studies & Humanities (Social Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Hohenheim.

Ranking publishers

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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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:

Research Performance: 40%

  • Research Output: 10%
  • High-Quality Publications: 10%
  • Influence: 10%
  • Citations: 10%

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:

Scientific Impact Number of Publications Collaboration Open Access Gender Diversity

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:

Research Productivity: 25%

  • # Articles last 11 years: 10%
  • # Articles current year: 15%

Research Impact: 35%

  • # Citations last 11 years: 15%
  • # Citations last 2 years: 10%
  • Average # citations last 11 years: 10%

Research Excellence: 40%

  • H-index last 2 years: 10%
  • # Highly cited papers last 11 years: 15%
  • # Articles current year in high-impact journals: 15%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Academic:

Article count (AC) Fractional count (FC) Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:

Teaching: 40%

  • Ratio Faculty/Student: 8%
  • Ratio Faculty/Bachelor Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • Ratio Faculty/Doctoral Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • Ratio Doctoral Degrees Awarded/Bachelor Degrees Awarded: 8%
  • World Teaching Reputation: 8%

Research: 40%

  • Citations per Academic/Research Staff: 8%
  • Doctoral Degrees per Accepted PhD: 8%
  • Normalized Citation Impact: 8%
  • Papers per Academic/Research Staff: 8%
  • World Research Reputation: 8%

International Diversity: 10%

  • International Faculty: 2%
  • International Students: 2%
  • International Co-Authored Papers: 2%
  • Reputation Outside Geographical Region: 2%
  • International Level: 2%

Financial Sustainability: 10%

  • Institutional Income per Faculty: 2%
  • Institutional Income per Student: 2%
  • Papers per Research Income: 2%
  • Research Income per Academic/Research Staff: 2%
  • Research Income per Institutional Income: 2%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Academic Rankings:

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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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings:

Research 50% Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

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

Quality of Education 10%

  • Alumni winning Nobel Prizes/Field Medals 10%

Quality of Faculty 40%

  • Staff winning Nobel Prizes/Field Medals 20%
  • Highly Cited Researchers 20%

Research Output 40%

  • Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
  • Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded & Social Science Citation Index 20%

Per Capita Performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings:

30% Teaching (the Learning Environment)

  • Reputation survey: 15%
  • Staff-to-student ratio: 4.5%
  • Doctorate-to-bachelor’s ratio: 2.25%
  • Doctorates-awarded-to-academic-staff ratio: 6%
  • Institutional income: 2.25%

30% Research (Volume, Income and Reputation)

  • Reputation survey: 18%
  • Research income: 6%
  • Research productivity: 6%

30% Citations (Research Influence)

7.5% International Outlook (Staff, Students and Research)

  • Proportion of international students: 2.5%
  • Proportion of international staff: 2.5%
  • International collaboration: 2.5%

2.5% Industry Income (Knowledge Transfer)"

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Thomson Reuters

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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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:

Visibility 50% Excellence 35% Transparency 10% Presence 5%

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