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Rankings of the Georg-August-Universität


Shanghai-Ranking 2013
sternenwarteIn the 2013 world rankings of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Göttingen University again placed in the group between 101 to 150. That means, it belongs to the eight best German universities as it did last year. Three other German universities were in the 101 to 150 group, four held a place among the top hundred which are individually ranked. www.shanghairanking.com/ARWU2013.html


QS Ranking 2012/13: Moved up 30 places

Aula Schwarzweiss Startseite Mittlere SpalteThe University of Göttingen has moved up 30 places in the QS World University Ranking for 2012/13 and is now 119th worldwide. It thus moved from 10th to 6th place among the top ten German universities. The QS ranking is based on worldwide evaluations in six categories: academic reputation (current best research), employer reputation (best graduates), faculty - student ratio, citations per faculty, proportion of international students and academic reputation in five broad faculty areas. more ...

DFG Funding Atlas: High percentage of female professors – life sciences attractive for international visiting fellows

vermazhg140Between 2008 and 2010, the University of Göttingen was recipient of a total of € 168.6 million in grant money from the German Research Foundation (DFG). These figures put the Georgia Augusta at ninth place in the 2012 DFG Funding Atlas published today. The DFG Funding Atlas is the successor to the well-established DFG funding ranking, considered to be the most important ranking list for German universities. Göttingen University had similarly placed ninth in the previous rankings for the years 2005-2007. As compared to this period of time, the university managed to raise the amount of DFG funding by another € 15.1 million. This is equivalent to a ten percent increase. If subsidies from the Excellence Initiative are not taken into account, the sum of DFG funding actually rose by around 14 percent. more ...

CHE University Ranking: University of Göttingen again in the top group

JubiläumsfahnenIn the current academic ranking of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE), the University of Göttingen ranked at the top group in five subjects. The subjects of Mathematics, Physics, Geography and Earth Sciences both achieved top marks in the category of “study situation”. The subject Chemistry is represented in the category of citations in the top group. Physics was also convincing with the laboratory equipment as well as research funds. more ...



Times Higher Education (THE): Göttingen University is no. 2 German institution of higher education in world ranking

reitstalltor_blauer_turm_140In their world ranking for 2011/12, the authoritative British magazine Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Göttingen University 69th, placing Göttingen in second position among all German institutions of higher education. “We are delighted that we have again achieved an outstanding result in the country-wide comparison. This has underlined our firm position in the leading group of German universities," said University President Professor Ulrike Beisiegel. more...


Times Higher Education (THE): Global ranking places Göttingen University top in Germany

vermaaula140In the 2010/11 worldwide ranking of universities presented by the prominent British magazine Times Higher Education (THE), the University of Göttingen occupies 43rd place, making it Germany’s highest ranked university. “We are pleased to note this considerably improved position in the latest ranking. The Presidential Board is encouraged to continue with the consistent implementation of our institutional strategy, as mapped out in the framework of the Excellence Initiative”, says Markus Hoppe, Vice President of the University of Göttingen. more...






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