At the top of the league

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

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FAU has maintained its position as one of the best 200 universities worldwide. It ranks 180th in the recently published Academic Ranking of World Universities, better known as the Shanghai Ranking.

Category: Research

Researchers’ reputations are often measured by how often their publications are cited. The CWTS Leiden Ranking shows that FAU researchers are among the most frequently cited.

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FAU has performed excellently in another ranking. After top placements in the THE and Shanghai rankings, the University has now obtained excellent results in the Master’s degree programme ranking by the Centre for Higher Education (CHE).

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Continued success for FAU: after the excellent results in the Shanghai Ranking, which rated FAU among the top 200 universities in the world for the first time, the University has also been ranked highly in the QS World University Ranking. FAU is number 20 in the world – and number 1 in Germany – for the prestigious indicator 'citations per faculty'.

Category: News

A great success for FAU: in the current Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, the University is ranked among the top 200 universities in the world for the first time.