27 Best universities for Game Design and Development in Germany

Below is the list of best universities in Germany ranked based on their research performance in Game Design and Development. A graph of 73.2K citations received by 3.45K academic papers made by 27 universities in Germany was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. RWTH Aachen University

For Game Design and Development

#15 in Europe
#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

2. University of Hamburg

For Game Design and Development

#16 in Europe
#63 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

3. University of Munich

For Game Design and Development

#21 in Europe
#79 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

4. Technical University of Munich

For Game Design and Development

#25 in Europe
#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

5. University of Wurzburg

For Game Design and Development

#28 in Europe
#107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
28,878
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1402

6. University of Munster

For Game Design and Development

#34 in Europe
#127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

7. Darmstadt University of Technology

For Game Design and Development

#42 in Europe
#141 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

8. University of Duisburg - Essen

For Game Design and Development

#46 in Europe
#154 in the World
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

9. University of Bremen

For Game Design and Development

#68 in Europe
#193 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

10. University of Ulm

For Game Design and Development

#70 in Europe
#197 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

11. University of Tubingen

For Game Design and Development

#86 in Europe
#240 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
28,515
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1477

12. University of Stuttgart

For Game Design and Development

#89 in Europe
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

13. Dresden University of Technology

For Game Design and Development

#91 in Europe
#249 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

14. University of Bielefeld

For Game Design and Development

#95 in Europe
#257 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

15. Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

For Game Design and Development

#110 in Europe
#281 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

16. Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg

For Game Design and Development

#111 in Europe
#285 in the World
Enrollment
14,427
Founded
1993

17. Ruhr University Bochum

For Game Design and Development

#118 in Europe
#300 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

18. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

For Game Design and Development

#120 in Europe
#307 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

19. University of Paderborn

For Game Design and Development

#122 in Europe
#311 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

20. Chemnitz University of Technology

For Game Design and Development

#124 in Europe
#313 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
9,873
Founded
1836

21. Charite - Medical University of Berlin

For Game Design and Development

#133 in Europe
#329 in the World
Enrollment
8,077
Founded
1710

22. Technical University of Berlin

For Game Design and Development

#153 in Europe
#371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
33,577
Founded
1946

23. University of Mannheim

For Game Design and Development

#157 in Europe
#377 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

24. University of Bonn

For Game Design and Development

#158 in Europe
#378 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

25. Heidelberg University - Germany

For Game Design and Development

#167 in Europe
#397 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

26. Bauhaus - University Weimar

For Game Design and Development

#182 in Europe
#425 in the World
Enrollment
4,072
Founded
1860

27. University of Erlangen Nuremberg

For Game Design and Development

#183 in Europe
#427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

The best cities to study Game Design and Development in Germany based on the number of universities and their ranks are Aachen, Hamburg, Munich, and Wurzburg.