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
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
Graduates from FAU have excellent opportunities when starting out into the world of work according to the latest QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020 published by the higher education information service provider Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
In the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings, FAU was again listed among the top 200 universities for 2020.
The Shanghai Ranking 2019 has been published: FAU is among the top 100 universities worldwide, and in two subjects even the best 50.
According to the Reuters ranking, FAU has defended its position as leader in Germany, as well as gaining an excellent 31st place in the world.
Graduates from FAU have excellent opportunities when starting out into the world of work, both in Germany and abroad. This has been confirmed by the latest QS Graduate Employability Ranking, published by QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
The 2018 Shanghai Ranking has been published – FAU is among the world's top 100 universities in six subjects.
FAU is among the universities in Germany that receive the highest amounts of third-party funding from research funding organisations and government ministries, especially in the field of engineering. FAU is ranked first in Bavaria according to the DFG Funding Atlas.
FAU has received an excellent rating in the international U-Multirank university ranking for 2018 in the Research and Knowledge Transfer categories.