16 Best universities for Economics in North Rhine-Westphalia

Below is the list of best universities in North Rhine-Westphalia ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 284K citations received by 12.2K academic papers made by 16 universities in North Rhine-Westphalia was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Economics

    University of Bonn logo
    Enrollment
    38,043
    Founded
    1818
  2. For Economics

    University of Cologne logo
    Enrollment
    49,382
    Founded
    1388
  3. For Economics

    University of Bielefeld logo
    Enrollment
    24,875
    Founded
    1969
  4. For Economics

    RWTH Aachen University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    44,517
    Founded
    1870
  5. For Economics

    University of Duisburg - Essen logo
    Enrollment
    43,281
    Founded
    2003
  6. For Economics

    Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf logo
    Enrollment
    33,715
    Male:Female
    42:58
    Founded
    1965
  7. For Economics

    Ruhr University Bochum logo
    Enrollment
    42,425
    Founded
    1962
  8. For Economics

    TU Dortmund University logo
    Enrollment
    34,616
    Founded
    1968
  9. For Economics

    University of Munster logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    44,692
    Founded
    1780
  10. For Economics

    University of Paderborn logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    20,316
    Founded
    1972
  11. For Economics

    University of Siegen logo
    Enrollment
    19,785
    Founded
    1972
  12. For Economics

    University of Wuppertal logo
    Enrollment
    21,949
    Founded
    1972
  13. For Economics

    University of Hagen logo
    Enrollment
    68,429
    Founded
    1974
  14. For Economics

    Witten/Herdecke University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    2,326
    Founded
    1982
  15. For Economics

    Cologne University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    26
    Founded
    1971
  16. For Economics

    University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management logo
    Enrollment
    21,263
    Founded
    1993

Closest to North Rhine-Westphalia states to learn Economics

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Germany Flag rank
Hesse82
Rhineland-Palatinate532
Lower Saxony86
Thuringia446
Hamburg59
Baden-Wurttemberg113
Brandenburg115
Saxony530
Bavaria111