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 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
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.