German Universities – Times Higher Education Subject Specific Ranking for 2016-17

We recently posted the results of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2016-17 (See here: Times Higher Education: World University Rankings for 2016-2017).

However, the rankings also cover specific subject areas. Below is a summary of the rankings for German universities on a per subject basis, and limited to the Top 50 (many universities ranked highly in places outside the Top 50)

German Universities Subject Specific Ranking for 2016-17 (limited to the Top 50)

Note: the number refers to the actual place ranking

Arts & Humanities:
19 Humboldt University of Berlin
21 LMU Munich
22 Free University of Berlin
23 Heidelberg University
38 University of Tübingen
Business & Economics:
23 University of Mannheim
30 LMU Munich
47 University of Bonn
Computer Science:
9 Technical University of Munich
26 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
29 RWTH Aachen University
36 Technical University of Berlin
50 University of Freiburg
Engineering and Technology:
28 Technical University of Munich
29 RWTH Aachen University
40 Technical University of Berlin
Life Sciences:
30 Heidelberg University
36 LMU Munich
44 Technical University of Munich
Physical Sciences:
22 LMU Munich
30 Heidelberg University
32 Technical University of Munich
46 Humboldt University of Berlin
47 University of Bonn
49 RWTH Aachen University
Social Sciences:
33 Humboldt University of Berlin
41 Free University of Berlin

Link: The Times Higher Education Subject-specific Rankings on the Internet.

Photo credit: “”. Material used in the preparation of this article has been drawn from Times Higher Education.


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