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Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

Location

Main Campus, Freiburg im Breisgau Germany

Ranking

# 212QS World University Rankings

About Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

The University of Freiburg was founded in 1457. It enjoys an excellent reputation for its teaching, research, and continuing education. It has received many awards in nationwide competitions. Twenty-three Nobel laureates studied, did research, and taught at the university. Today, the institution is characterized by a mix of traditional disciplines and modern technology. Its strength in research is demonstrated by the annual receipt of  229 million euros in third party funding (2022). Around 25 thousand students are enrolled at the comprehensive university, where the course offering ranges from information technology, to medicine and the natural sciences, and the humanities and social sciences. Together with the Universities of Basel, Haute-Alsace, and Strasbourg as well as the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the University of Freiburg forms the grouping Eucor – The European Campus. It integrates the skills and potential of 15 thousand researchers, 11 thousand doctoral candidates and more than 120 thousand students. The universities cooperate in developing joint research and teaching strategies and create overlapping, common structures for reserach in the Upper Rhine region.

About Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

The University of Freiburg was founded in 1457. It enjoys an excellent reputation for its teaching, research, and continuing education. It has received many awards in nationwide competitions. Twenty-three Nobel laureates studied, did research, and taught at the university. Today, the institution is characterized by a mix of traditional disciplines and modern technology. Its strength in research is demonstrated by the annual receipt of  229 million euros in third party funding (2022). Around 25 thousand students are enrolled at the comprehensive university, where the course offering ranges from information technology, to medicine and the natural sciences, and the humanities and social sciences. Together with the Universities of Basel, Haute-Alsace, and Strasbourg as well as the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, the University of Freiburg forms the grouping Eucor – The European Campus. It integrates the skills and potential of 15 thousand researchers, 11 thousand doctoral candidates and more than 120 thousand students. The universities cooperate in developing joint research and teaching strategies and create overlapping, common structures for reserach in the Upper Rhine region.

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Rankings & ratings

Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg is one of the top universities in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. It is ranked #212 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #106
  • 2014
    #=102
  • 2015
    #121
  • 2016
    #=133
  • 2017
    #163
  • 2018
    #171
  • 2019
    #=186
  • 2020
    #169
  • 2021
    #175
  • 2022
    #172
  • 2023
    #189
  • 2024
    #=192
  • 2025
    #212

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