SRH University Heidelberg Scores Well in U-Multirank International University Comparison
The University Achieved Top Rankings in the Areas of International Orientation and Regional Engagement
In the U-Multirank global comparison of universities, SRH University Heidelberg received very good evaluations for a number of indicators. In the criterion of international orientation, the university achieved an A, the top grade, for the percentage of international academic staff. The mobility of students abroad and the percentage of international master degree programmes also scored above average. Regionally, the private university is very well connected. SRH University Heidelberg occupies a top position at 68.8% in regional joint publications. This translates into 60.5% of bachelor’s degree students and 57.5% of master’s degree students finding jobs in the region. In the area of knowledge transfer, the university earns good grades amongst others for the number of companies that are founded by graduates.
“The positive evaluations in this ranking demonstrate that our university is more than just a hub for diversity in research, teaching and learning, but also our international students have outstanding job prospects because of the good networking with companies throughout the region,” said Prof. Dr. Carsten Diener, President of SRH University Heidelberg.
U-Multirank, an initiative of the European Commission, evaluated quality criteria for nearly 1,800 universities in 92 countries this year. More than 100,000 students participated in the ranking.
The seventh edition of the U-Multirank global comparison of universities covers the aspects of teaching and learning, research, international orientation, knowledge transfer and regional engagement, along with more than 30 individual indicators. A variety of data sources and statistics are used for the ranking. Students also evaluate the quality of their universities, however, a web portal allows users to compare universities for the indicators that matter most to them. U-Multirank is an initiative of the European Commission and is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme. For additional information, visit: www.umultirank.org
SRH University Heidelberg
As one of the oldest and largest private universities in Germany, SRH University Heidelberg offers 32 innovative courses of study in the fields of computer science, media and design, business, engineering and architecture, social science, law and therapeutic sciences and psychology. SRH University Heidelberg epitomizes innovative education: For its unique study model, the “CORE principle” (Competence-Oriented Research and Education), it was awarded the Genius Loci Award for Teaching Excellence in 2018 for the promotion of education, science and innovation by the Stifterverband and the Volkswagen Stiftung. More than 3,400 students prepare for their professional careers at the Heidelberg campus. The university includes six faculties as well as the Heidelberg Academy for Psychotherapy (HAP), the Institute for Scientific Education and Personnel Development (IWP), the university’s own Research Institute, and the Founder Institute. The SRH University Heidelberg is state recognized and was accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities. It is part of a strong network of eight SRH universities in Berlin, Dresden, Gera, Hamm, Heidelberg, Riedlingen and in Paraguay, as well as the EBS University for Economy and Law in Wiesbaden/Oestrich-Winkel. SRH Higher Education GmbH is the sole shareholder.