Mar 19, 2014
In its latest World Reputation Rankings, the Times Higher Education (THE) magazine again includes Freie Universität among the 100 most highly regarded universities of the world, and the recent prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject places Freie Universität Berlin among the best 200 universities worldwide in 21 of 30 subjects considered.
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.