Universities in Vienna, Austria
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Vienna
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  • Universities in Vienna
  • (19 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • 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
  • 19 Jan, 2022: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE World’s Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. University of Vienna achieves position 10.
  • 15 Dec, 2021: Latest URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance from Urap . 4 universities from Vienna appear in this ranking.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: New edition of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. 2 universities in Vienna ranked.
  • 28 Oct, 2021: Latest THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education from THE Times Higher Education, UK. in position #101.

Highest subject rankings of universities in 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
Veterinary Science
#31 
University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
Mathematics
#33 
University of Vienna
Arts and Humanities
#38 
University of Vienna
Engineering - Civil & Structural
#51 
Vienna University of Technology
Law
#66 
University of Vienna
Computer Science & Information Systems
#89 
Vienna University of Technology

Rankings of universities in Vienna, Austria 2022

#1

University of Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (526 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #137 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #151 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #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 02 September, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #180 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #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 02 September, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #164 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #2 
  • #203 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]



#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 
  • #600 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #749 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#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 
  • #977 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #13 
  • #1234 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]


#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]
  • #18 
  • #2284 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #194 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]


#7

Sigmund Freud Private University Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (265 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #538 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #3922 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #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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  • #15 
  • #1620 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #22 
  • #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)
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  • #20 
  • #3685 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 10 June, 2021]
  • #38 
  • #8638 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Vienna, Webster University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (33 reviews)
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  • #26 
  • #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)
  • #27 
  • #4990 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#12

University of Applied Arts Vienna

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (66 reviews)
  • #28 
  • #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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  • #34 
  • #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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  • #37 
  • #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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  • #39 
  • #9306 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #401 
THE World University Impact Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 21 April, 2021]

#16

Private University of Vienna for Music and Arts

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (73 reviews)
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  • #43 
  • #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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  • #44 
  • #10939 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Vienna University of Education

  • #46 
  • #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)
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#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 4.34 €
  • 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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University of Vienna ranks #1 in Vienna in our meta ranking composed of 102 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 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.

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 Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Vienna.

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

Vienna University of Technology is ranked best in Vienna for Computer Science (Computer Science & Information Systems). See all rankings for the Vienna University of Technology.

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

University of Vienna is ranked best in Vienna for Education (Education). 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 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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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%

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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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Criteria used in ranking -THE Young 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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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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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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