Universities in Vienna, Austria
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Vienna
18 out of 21
  • Universities in Vienna
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
21
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  • Universities in Vienna
  • (15 institution and 6 subject rankings)
20
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Vienna
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Vienna, Austria

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Vienna
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities updated with Medical University of Vienna ranked highest among 7 listed universities in Vienna.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: New edition of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Pharmacy & Pharmacology). 44 universities in Vienna ranked.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: 4icu published most recent results of UniRank 4icu - World Ranking. Includes 2 universities from Vienna.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. University of Vienna achieves position 11.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Vienna

Veterinary Science
#7 
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
Journalism
#8 
University of Vienna
Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
#29 
University of Vienna
Agriculture & Forestry
#30 
University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
Linguistics
#30 
University of Vienna
Engineering - Civil & Structural
#51 
Vienna University of Technology
Art & Design
#51 
University of Applied Arts Vienna
Biological Sciences
#94 
University of Vienna

Rankings of universities in Vienna, Austria 2021

#1

University of Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (526 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #164 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #150 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #246 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Vienna University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (470 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #191 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #306 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Medical University of Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #164 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #224 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#4

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (186 reviews)
  • #7 
  • #344 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #607 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #691 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#5

University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (171 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #380 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #959 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #1115 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#6

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (737 reviews)
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  • #16 
  • #524 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #14 
  • #1702 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #701 
ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 17 August, 2020]


#7

Sigmund Freud Private University Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (264 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #538 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #20 
  • #3943 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #20 
  • #3619 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (227 reviews)
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  • #18 
  • #2771 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #21 
  • #4384 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

FH Campus Wien, University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (114 reviews)
  • #22 
  • #4017 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #36 
  • #8638 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Vienna, Webster University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
  • #24 
  • #4975 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#11

University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (153 reviews)
  • #25 
  • #4990 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#12

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (66 reviews)
  • #26 
  • #5211 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#13

Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (161 reviews)
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  • #32 
  • #7158 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#14

University of Applied Sciences bfi Vienna

Student satisfaction: 3.9 / 5.0 (39 reviews)
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  • #35 
  • #8153 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#15

MODUL University Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (50 reviews)
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  • #37 
  • #9306 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

Private University of Vienna for Music and Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (73 reviews)
  • #41 
  • #10860 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Diplomatic Academy of Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (75 reviews)
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  • #42 
  • #10939 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Vienna University of Education

  • #44 
  • #11271 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

FHWien University of Applied Sciences of WKW

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (36 reviews)

#20

University for Agricultural and Environmental Teacher Training

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (149 reviews)

#21

Webster University Vienna


Vienna Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1692000

Elevation: 171 m. above sea level

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Vienna, Wien Stadt

Living costs for students in Vienna:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 77* (23% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 67* (33% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 78* (22% 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:
Julius Wagner-Jauregg (Vienna University, 1927)
 
Robert Bárány (Vienna University, 1914)

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FAQ

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

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

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

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

University of Vienna is ranked best in Vienna for Social Studies & Humanities (Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies). See all rankings for the University of Vienna.

University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna is ranked best in Vienna for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna.

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

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

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

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

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 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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Criteria used in ranking -Young 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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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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