List of 45 best universities in Bavaria

We ranked 45 best universities in Bavaria based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 16.8M citations received by 453K publications made by 45 universities in Bavaria, measured the popularity of 1,969 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Bavaria
#1 in Germany
#6 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472
#2 in Bavaria
#3 in Germany
#16 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868
#3 in Bavaria
#16 in Germany
#70 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743
#4 in Bavaria
#21 in Germany
#82 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
28,878
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1402
#5 in Bavaria
#28 in Germany
#135 in Europe
Enrollment
21,558
Founded
1962
#6 in Bavaria
#43 in Germany
#215 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,300
Founded
1972
#7 in Bavaria
#60 in Germany
#357 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
74%
Enrollment
20,467
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1970
#8 in Bavaria
#65 in Germany
#438 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,581
Founded
1973
#9 in Bavaria
#67 in Germany
#447 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
61%
Enrollment
12,161
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1972
#10 in Bavaria
#70 in Germany
#466 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
18,183
Founded
1971
#11 in Bavaria
#76 in Germany
#500 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,944
Founded
1973
#12 in Bavaria
#89 in Germany
#692 in Europe
Enrollment
4,910
Founded
1980
#13 in Bavaria
#112 in Germany
#866 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
11,000
Founded
1971
#14 in Bavaria
#126 in Germany
#931 in Europe
Enrollment
6,407
Founded
1971
#15 in Bavaria
#132 in Germany
#968 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,895
Founded
1971
#16 in Bavaria
#147 in Germany
#1087 in Europe
Enrollment
5,311
Founded
1978
#17 in Bavaria
#150 in Germany
#1104 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,760
Founded
1994
#18 in Bavaria
#155 in Germany
#1157 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,179
Founded
1971
#19 in Bavaria
#157 in Germany
#1167 in Europe
Enrollment
3,100
Founded
1996
#20 in Bavaria
#170 in Germany
#1285 in Europe
Enrollment
4,789
Founded
1977
#21 in Bavaria
#180 in Germany
#1346 in Europe
Enrollment
342
Founded
1925
#22 in Bavaria
#181 in Germany
#1349 in Europe
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1994
#23 in Bavaria
#183 in Germany
#1372 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
637
Founded
1991
#24 in Bavaria
#186 in Germany
#1380 in Europe
Enrollment
2,800
Founded
2004
#25 in Bavaria
#188 in Germany
#1395 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
632
Founded
1798
#26 in Bavaria
#189 in Germany
#1403 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
3,825
Founded
1994
#27 in Bavaria
#191 in Germany
#1405 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
3,041
Founded
1994
#28 in Bavaria
#198 in Germany
#1469 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
676
Founded
1808
#29 in Bavaria
#206 in Germany
#1606 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
1,484
Founded
1971
#30 in Bavaria
#224 in Germany
#1719 in Europe
Enrollment
5,900
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1971
#31 in Bavaria
#228 in Germany
#1729 in Europe
Enrollment
1,033
Founded
1846
#32 in Bavaria
#230 in Germany
#1731 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
2,008
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
2006
#33 in Bavaria
#240 in Germany
#1762 in Europe
Enrollment
381
Founded
1966
#34 in Bavaria
#249 in Germany
#1795 in Europe
Enrollment
317
Founded
1662
#35 in Bavaria
#253 in Germany
#1818 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,166
Founded
1971
#36 in Bavaria
#261 in Germany
#1855 in Europe
Enrollment
12,234
Founded
1823
#37 in Bavaria
#264 in Germany
#1865 in Europe
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1994
#38 in Bavaria
#266 in Germany
#1868 in Europe
Enrollment
8,833
Founded
1971
#39 in Bavaria
#269 in Germany
#1880 in Europe
Enrollment
147
Founded
1947
#40 in Bavaria
#281 in Germany
#1928 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,867
Founded
1995
#41 in Bavaria
#289 in Germany
#1978 in Europe
Enrollment
388
Founded
1998
#42 in Bavaria
#321 in Germany
#2142 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
90
Founded
2001
#43 in Bavaria
#326 in Germany
#2208 in Europe
Enrollment
125
Founded
1931
#44 in Bavaria
#339 in Germany
#2278 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
193
Founded
2012
#45 in Bavaria
#360 in Germany
#2514 in Europe
Enrollment
25
Founded
2000

Closest to Bavaria states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Germany Flag rank
Baden-Wurttemberg 62 2
Thuringia 12 24
Saxony 19 15
Hesse 22 26
Rhineland-Palatinate 18 19
Saarland 4 30
Saxony-Anhalt 9 31
North Rhine-Westphalia 64 4
Brandenburg 46 8
Lower Saxony 26 5
Hamburg 18 6
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 6 37
Bremen 6 32
Schleswig-Holstein 12 22