FAU is consistently ranked highly in both national and international rankings. The University has performed particularly well in the THE Ranking, the QS World University Ranking by Subject, the DFG Funding Atlas and the Reuters Top 100 World’s Most Innovative Universities ranking.
Current ranking results
FAU once more shows what it can do in the second and third subject groups in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking. The second ranking group focuses on engineering and computer science, and the third on subjects including social sciences.
In the international Times Higher Education World University Rankings, FAU was again listed among the top 200 universities worldwide for 2022.
The new Shanghai university ranking has been released. In comparison to other German universities, FAU has moved up one place to number 15. On the international level, it has come in at place 248, an improvement of five places.
FAU is ranked 8th in Germany in the Nature Index 2021, making it one of the top ten institutes of higher education in Germany. On an international level, FAU has moved up 15 places, reaching place 127 in the global 500. The ranking also acknowledges publications in individual subjects. In Germany, FAU reached 8th place in chemistry (place 96 internationally).
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität again achieves top scores for its services for new students in the CHE Ranking for 2021.
FAU has once again performed excellently in the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2021: Materials Science and Chemistry remain among the top 150, and Materials Science has even made it into the top 100. Several subjects are included among the best 100 in the categories based on citations and pu...
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has performed well in the international subject ranking published by Times Higher Education by maintaining its excellent positions and gaining ground in Medicine and Psychology.
The 2020 Shanghai Ranking has been published, and FAU is among the world’s top 100 universities in five subjects. Three subjects have been ranked among the top 50 in the world.
The Highly Cited Researchers List 2019 lists the world’s most influential researchers from 21 scientific disciplines, and this year it includes five FAU researchers.
FAU has secured its place as leading innovator in Germany