Tübingen University steady among world’s top 100
No. 89 in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2019
The University of Tübingen was placed at 89 in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Ranking of 1258 institutions worldwide, up from 94th place last year. In Germany, Tübingen moved up two places and now ranks 7th out of 47 German institutions of higher education analyzed. Tübingen has now been in the THE top 100 since 2015.
Tübingen improved in the key categories of teaching and third-party funding, reflecting our policy of strengthening these and other areas in recent years. The president of the University of Tübingen, Professor Bernd Engler, welcomed the THE survey, saying that the ranking reflects the excellent performance of the University of Tübingen and the improvements in the field of teaching and research.
The Times Higher Education World University Ranking is one of the big three international rankings – along with the QS and Shanghai Rankings – in the field of assessing the overall quality of universities. It uses 13 separate performance indicators to examine a university’s strengths against all of its core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
Dr. Karl G. Rijkhoek
University of Tübingen
Public Relations Department
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