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International Rankings

THE - Times Higher World University Ranking

For the THE-Ranking, information from around 1400 Universities from 92 countries is compared. The ranking is based on a rating in five different categories using this comparison:

  • Teaching (the learning environment)
  • Research (volume, income, and reputation)
  • Citations (research influence)
  • International outlook (staff, students, and research)
  • Industry income (knowledge transfer)

Selected Results for the University of Bremen 2019/2020

In the THE World University Ranking of 2019/2020, the topmost ranks are dominated by Great Britain and the USA. Overall, the University of Bremen places at around 351-400 of all participating institutions worldwide. When comparing the results from exclusively German universities, the University of Bremen achieves the 37th rank.

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Further results in the THE-Ranking

QS World University Ranking

Out of over 4,000 institutions from 82 countries, the QS World University Ranking selects about 1,000 universities to be compared and ranked according to 6 different indicators.

  • Academic peer review (40%)
  • Faculty / student ratio (20%)
  • Citations per faculty (20%)
  • Employer reputation (10%)
  • International student ratio (5%)
  • International staff ratio (5%)

Selected Results for the University of Bremen 2019/2020

The USA and Great Britain also dominate the QS World University Ranking's topmost ranks while the highest ranked German university only achieves place 55. Overall, the University of Bremen places at around 521-530 of all participating Institutions worldwide. When comparing  the results from exclusively German universities, the University of Bremen achieves the 30th rank.

Further ranking results at QS World University Ranking.