In the THE World Reputation Ranking the university improved its position again this year, reaching the 81-90 group. It is also again one of the five most respected German universities. A spin-off of the annual THE World University Rankings, the reputation ranking, according to THE, is based on the world’s largest invitation-only academic opinion survey.
In the latest QS Subject Ranking, Freie Universität placed among the 50 best universities in the world in four subjects – history (Rank 14 worldwide), modern languages (31), sociology (34), and philosophy (37). In history, Freie Universität was the highest-ranked German university.