University of Vienna moves further up the rankings

Außenasicht des Eingangsbereichs des Hauptgebäudes der Universität Wien

Advancement to the top 100 in the World Reputation Rankings 2023 - 2nd place for internationality in German-speaking countries in an evaluation by "THE Student"

World Reputation Rankings 2023: Advancement into the top 100

In the current ranking, the University of Vienna is now ranked #91-100 out of a total of 204 universities. This means that the University of Vienna has moved up from its previous position of #101-125. 

This ranking is based on the reputation indicators of THE World University Rankings. 

Further information on the World Reputations Ranking website (external link)

Internationality: 2nd place in the German-speaking area for the University of Vienna (THE Student ranking, January 2024)

  • Place 11 among 203 universities worldwide
  • Place 2 among universities in the German-speaking area (only behind ETH Zurich)

This analysis on the internationality of universities was based on the relevant indicators of the Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2024. The analysis examined the share of international students and teachers as well as the share of publications with international co-authors.

Further information is available on the THE Website (external link)

University of Vienna achieves excellent results in all major rankings

In 2023, the University of Vienna was able to significantly improve in all three higher education rankings (THE, QS, Shanghai) assessing entire universities, which are, due to their international visibility, the most important ones. 

Shanghai Ranking of Academic Subjects: University of Vienna in 3rd place worldwide in Communication Science (October 2023)

  • Communication Science: 3rd place (among 300 universities ranked) and improvement from 7th place in 2022
  • Physics: significant improvement from 301st-400th place in 2022 to 48th place in 2023 (among 500 universities ranked)
  • Mathematics: 34th place as well as Political Science: 50th place (among 500 universities in each category)

Further information about the Shanghai ranking (in German) 

Position 119: University of Vienna continues to advance in the THE ranking (September 2023)

  • 119th place among 1,900 universities worldwide
  • Moves up from 124th place in the previous year
  • Positive trend: improvement in the ranking two times in a row

Further information about the THE ranking (in German)

University of Vienna moves up 21 places in the QS ranking (June 2023)

  • In 130th place, the University moved up 21 places in comparison to the previous year (despite participation of 83 additional universities in the ranking)
  • Best ranking result since 2011

Further information about the QS ranking