52 Best universities for Finance in Germany

Below is the list of best universities in Germany ranked based on their research performance in Finance. A graph of 123K citations received by 7.63K academic papers made by 52 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. Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main

For Finance

#14 in Europe
#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

2. University of Mannheim

For Finance

#31 in Europe
#143 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

3. University of Munich

For Finance

#41 in Europe
#173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

4. University of Cologne

For Finance

#61 in Europe
#232 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

5. Technical University of Munich

For Finance

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

6. Humboldt University of Berlin

For Finance

#73 in Europe
#259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

7. University of Bonn

For Finance

#88 in Europe
#300 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

8. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

For Finance

#114 in Europe
#355 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

9. University of Banking of Frankfurt

For Finance

#115 in Europe
#358 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
1,278
Founded
1957

10. Leibniz University of Hanover

For Finance

#124 in Europe
#378 in the World
Enrollment
23,900
Founded
1831

11. University of Konstanz

For Finance

#126 in Europe
#382 in the World
Enrollment
11,268
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1966

12. University of Munster

For Finance

#129 in Europe
#391 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

13. University of Giessen

For Finance

#131 in Europe
#401 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
27,727
Founded
1607

14. University of Regensburg

For Finance

#135 in Europe
#407 in the World
Enrollment
21,558
Founded
1962

16. Free University of Berlin

For Finance

#141 in Europe
#418 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

17. Kiel University

For Finance

#143 in Europe
#427 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

18. University of Hamburg

For Finance

#149 in Europe
#439 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

19. University of Tubingen

For Finance

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

21. University of Augsburg

For Finance

#169 in Europe
#483 in the World
Acceptance Rate
74%
Enrollment
20,467
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1970

22. University of Leipzig

For Finance

#186 in Europe
#520 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
31,088
Founded
1409

23. RWTH Aachen University

For Finance

#191 in Europe
#532 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

24. Darmstadt University of Technology

For Finance

#199 in Europe
#548 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

25. University of Gottingen

For Finance

#203 in Europe
#571 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

26. University of Erlangen Nuremberg

For Finance

#204 in Europe
#572 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

27. University of Freiburg

For Finance

#209 in Europe
#583 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
24,391
Founded
1457

28. University of Bamberg

For Finance

#213 in Europe
#593 in the World
Acceptance Rate
61%
Enrollment
12,161
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1972

29. Dresden University of Technology

For Finance

#218 in Europe
#604 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

30. Ruhr University Bochum

For Finance

#224 in Europe
#620 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

31. University of Hohenheim

For Finance

#234 in Europe
#639 in the World
Enrollment
9,283
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1818

32. Technical University of Berlin

For Finance

#235 in Europe
#644 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
33,577
Founded
1946

33. Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

For Finance

#239 in Europe
#651 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

34. Heidelberg University - Germany

For Finance

#251 in Europe
#684 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

35. European University Viadrina

For Finance

#255 in Europe
#694 in the World
Enrollment
6,716
Founded
1991

36. TU Dortmund University

For Finance

#289 in Europe
#781 in the World
Enrollment
34,616
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1968

37. University of Ulm

For Finance

#290 in Europe
#783 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

38. University of Marburg

For Finance

#301 in Europe
#823 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
24,758
Founded
1527

39. University of Bremen

For Finance

#303 in Europe
#826 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

40. University of Trier

For Finance

#308 in Europe
#848 in the World
Enrollment
15,260
Founded
1970

41. Leuphana University of Luneburg

For Finance

#314 in Europe
#862 in the World
Enrollment
9,076
Founded
1946

42. University of Passau

For Finance

#315 in Europe
#868 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,581
Founded
1973

43. University of Rostock

For Finance

#327 in Europe
#912 in the World
Enrollment
12,996
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
1419

44. Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf

For Finance

#332 in Europe
#943 in the World
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

47. University of Bielefeld

For Finance

#336 in Europe
#959 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

49. University of Paderborn

For Finance

#342 in Europe
#971 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

50. Saarland University

For Finance

#347 in Europe
#983 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,680
Founded
1948

51. University of Wuppertal

For Finance

#348 in Europe
#986 in the World
Enrollment
21,949
Founded
1972

52. EBS University for business and law

For Finance

#352 in Europe
#1002 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
2,227
Founded
1971

The best cities to study Finance in Germany based on the number of universities and their ranks are Frankfurt, Mannheim, Munich, and Cologne.