Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2013-2014: Freie Universität Berlin among Four Best Universities in Germany and at Rank 86 Worldwide (2012: Rank 128)
News from Oct 09, 2013
Freie Universität Berlin, according to the latest World University Rankings by the highly regarded journal, Times Higher Education (THE), is one of the four best universities in Germany. As announced by THE in London, Freie Universität ranked 86 in the overall world rankings, an improvement of 42 positions since the last such rankings. In the humanities subjects, LMU Munich at rank 21 and Freie Universität Berlin at rank 22 are the best German universities. In two additional subject groups, Freie Universität is among the top 100 universities: in the social sciences at rank 87 and in the life sciences at rank 94.
The president of Freie Universität, Prof. Dr. Peter-André Alt, said these latest results are further evidence of the university's outstanding international reputation. Furthermore, it is gratifying that the university's overall world rank improved and that the performance of the humanities subjects has continued to rank among the best universities in the world. In theTHE Rankings, the humanities subjects at Freie Universität Berlin continuously improved from rank 34 in 2010 to rank 22 in 2013.