University Ranking: These are the 25 best universities in Germany

You want to study, but do not know where yet? A new ranking from the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) could help you choose the right university. A total of 25,000 universities worldwide have been on quality of teaching, reputation of scientists and quality of research studied. In contrast to other surveys, the CWUR uses data from public sources – the assessed educational institutions, however, provide no information. US elite universities in first places in the ranking The elite university Harvard (US state Massachusetts) scored the best in the ranking with a total score of 100 (maximum value). In second and third place followed by the University of California Stanford (98.25 points) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / MIT (97.12 points). The best in Europe and Germany The top three educational institutions in Europe include: the University of Cambridge (world ranking: 4, 96.13 points), University of Oxford (world ranking: 5, 95.39 points) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (world ranking : 23; 64.98 points). According to the ranking, the best university in Germany is the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. She scored a total of 52.27 points, finishing seventeenth out of a total of 1000. The study was first published in 2012, at that time with the aim of putting together the 100 best universities worldwide. Since 2014, the best 1,000 universities have been listed. How is the ranking created? The ranking is based on eight different factors, which are included in the rating at different percentages. 1) Quality of education: Number of graduates who have won important international awards, prizes or medals – in proportion to the size of the university (25 percent) 2) Graduate jobs: Number of alumni working as CEO of top global companies – in proportion to the size of the university (25 percent) 3) Quality of the faculty: Number of scientists who have won important international awards, prizes or medals (25 percent) 4) Publications: Number of research papers published in renowned journals ( 5 percent) 5) Influence: Number of research papers published in very influential journals (5 percent) 6) Citation: Number of frequently cited research papers (5 percent) 7) Broad impact: measured by the H-index of the university, a metric for worldwide reputation of a scientist in professional circles (5 percent) 8) Patents: number of international patent sluggish (5 percent) We have selected for you the top 25 universities in Germany:


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