Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The Humboldt University in national and international rankings

The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) occupies top positions in current rankings. A selection can be found on these pages.

The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) closely monitors developments in the rankings space. The HU welcomes initiatives at both the national and international level, as well as between individual universities, that aim at developing, testing and establishing scientifically sound methods for performance comparison and thereby create opportunities for collaborative benchmarking of universities.

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The Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings

Global comparison of 1,904 universities in research and teaching

Current ranking:

  • 87th in the world
  • 4th in Germany

Last release date: 27th September 2023


QS World University Rankings

QS World University Rankings

Global comparison of 1,500 universities

Current ranking:

  • 120th in the world
  • 7th in Germany

Last release date: 27th June 2023



CHE University Ranking

The CHE University Ranking, according to its own characterisation, is the most comprehensive and detailed ranking in the German-speaking world. In addition to data on university study, teaching and equipment, the ranking also includes students’ opinions on the study conditions at their higher education institution.

Last released: 9th May 2023




U-Multirank is an independent ranking carried out by an international network with funding from the EU Commission. It is multi-dimensional, i.e., it compares the universities in different areas of performance. U-Multirank does not produce an “overall score” across the individual indicators.

Last release date: 21st June 2022

Overview of U-Multirank results



National Taiwan University Ranking

National Taiwan University Ranking (NTU)

Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities

Current ranking:

  • 76th in the world
  • 3rd in Germany

Last release date: 9th August 2018