100 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Germany

Below is the list of best universities in Germany ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 4.16M citations received by 169K academic papers made by 122 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.

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1 in Germany
#49 in Europe
#163 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2 in Germany
#76 in Europe
#243 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#3 in Germany
#77 in Europe
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#4 in Germany
#82 in Europe
#253 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#5 in Germany
#92 in Europe
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
46,429
Founded
1914

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#6 in Germany
#112 in Europe
#331 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#7 in Germany
#122 in Europe
#348 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#10 in Germany
#132 in Europe
#371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#11 in Germany
#137 in Europe
#383 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#12 in Germany
#142 in Europe
#390 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#13 in Germany
#146 in Europe
#398 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
24,391
Founded
1457

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#14 in Germany
#151 in Europe
#406 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
31,088
Founded
1409

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#15 in Germany
#153 in Europe
#409 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#16 in Germany
#163 in Europe
#433 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
38,878
Founded
1743

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#17 in Germany
#165 in Europe
#439 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#18 in Germany
#168 in Europe
#450 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#19 in Germany
#180 in Europe
#478 in the World
Enrollment
11,268
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1966

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#20 in Germany
#183 in Europe
#489 in the World
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#21 in Germany
#186 in Europe
#492 in the World
Enrollment
8,077
Founded
1710

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#22 in Germany
#187 in Europe
#493 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#23 in Germany
#204 in Europe
#545 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#24 in Germany
#207 in Europe
#554 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#25 in Germany
#220 in Europe
#583 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
27,727
Founded
1607

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#26 in Germany
#226 in Europe
#601 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#27 in Germany
#227 in Europe
#602 in the World
Enrollment
20,878
Founded
1991

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#28 in Germany
#230 in Europe
#605 in the World
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#29 in Germany
#231 in Europe
#607 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#30 in Germany
#236 in Europe
#618 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
24,758
Founded
1527

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#31 in Germany
#237 in Europe
#620 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
33,577
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#33 in Germany
#250 in Europe
#659 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#34 in Germany
#251 in Europe
#660 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#35 in Germany
#252 in Europe
#667 in the World
Enrollment
25,043
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#36 in Germany
#257 in Europe
#677 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
18,219
Founded
1558

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#37 in Germany
#259 in Europe
#684 in the World
Enrollment
21,558
Founded
1962

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#38 in Germany
#262 in Europe
#694 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,680
Founded
1948

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#39 in Germany
#277 in Europe
#738 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
20,390
Founded
1817

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#40 in Germany
#290 in Europe
#774 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#41 in Germany
#291 in Europe
#779 in the World
Enrollment
23,900
Founded
1831

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#42 in Germany
#293 in Europe
#784 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#43 in Germany
#308 in Europe
#833 in the World
Enrollment
34,616
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1968

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#44 in Germany
#310 in Europe
#838 in the World
Enrollment
9,283
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1818

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#45 in Germany
#325 in Europe
#881 in the World
Enrollment
14,427
Founded
1993

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#46 in Germany
#327 in Europe
#887 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,300
Founded
1972

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#47 in Germany
#334 in Europe
#911 in the World
Enrollment
11,736
Founded
1456

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#48 in Germany
#341 in Europe
#925 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
3,256
Founded
1965

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#49 in Germany
#346 in Europe
#953 in the World
Acceptance Rate
61%
Enrollment
12,161
Male:Female
37:63
Founded
1972

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#50 in Germany
#349 in Europe
#957 in the World
Enrollment
9,076
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#51 in Germany
#355 in Europe
#973 in the World
Enrollment
15,260
Founded
1970

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#52 in Germany
#356 in Europe
#974 in the World
Enrollment
15,899
Founded
1973

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#53 in Germany
#361 in Europe
#988 in the World
Enrollment
14,106
Founded
1974

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#54 in Germany
#379 in Europe
#1042 in the World
Enrollment
12,996
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
1419

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#55 in Germany
#404 in Europe
#1121 in the World
Enrollment
10,040
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#56 in Germany
#410 in Europe
#1145 in the World
Enrollment
21,949
Founded
1972

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#57 in Germany
#412 in Europe
#1147 in the World
Enrollment
19,785
Founded
1972

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#58 in Germany
#419 in Europe
#1189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
20,037
Founded
1745

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#59 in Germany
#442 in Europe
#1275 in the World
Enrollment
5,785
Founded
1994

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#60 in Germany
#448 in Europe
#1290 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1947

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#61 in Germany
#449 in Europe
#1291 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
9,873
Founded
1836

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#62 in Germany
#452 in Europe
#1301 in the World
Enrollment
15,757
Founded
1990

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#63 in Germany
#462 in Europe
#1329 in the World
Enrollment
3,345
Founded
1964

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#64 in Germany
#466 in Europe
#1357 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#65 in Germany
#477 in Europe
#1417 in the World
Enrollment
586
Founded
2003

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#66 in Germany
#489 in Europe
#1485 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,326
Founded
1982

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#67 in Germany
#499 in Europe
#1539 in the World
Enrollment
1,253
Founded
2001

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#68 in Germany
#513 in Europe
#1601 in the World
Enrollment
6,716
Founded
1991

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#69 in Germany
#523 in Europe
#1634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
12,581
Founded
1973

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#70 in Germany
#532 in Europe
#1677 in the World
Enrollment
14,493
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1970

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#71 in Germany
#533 in Europe
#1687 in the World
Enrollment
2,587
Founded
1972

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#72 in Germany
#546 in Europe
#1811 in the World
Acceptance Rate
74%
Enrollment
20,467
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1970

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#73 in Germany
#561 in Europe
#1918 in the World
Enrollment
1,669
Founded
1984

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#74 in Germany
#584 in Europe
#2038 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
805
Founded
2003

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#75 in Germany
#585 in Europe
#2040 in the World
Enrollment
6,048
Founded
1978

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#76 in Germany
#586 in Europe
#2043 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,944
Founded
1973

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#77 in Germany
#620 in Europe
#2194 in the World
Enrollment
7,832
Founded
1978

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#78 in Germany
#641 in Europe
#2309 in the World
Enrollment
1,506
Founded
1927

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#79 in Germany
#644 in Europe
#2324 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
233
Founded
2002

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#80 in Germany
#649 in Europe
#2346 in the World
Enrollment
6,612
Founded
1953

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#81 in Germany
#651 in Europe
#2354 in the World
Enrollment
68,429
Founded
1974

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#82 in Germany
#659 in Europe
#2417 in the World
Enrollment
4,910
Founded
1980

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#83 in Germany
#660 in Europe
#2419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
17,125
Founded
1970

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#84 in Germany
#702 in Europe
#2691 in the World
Enrollment
4,072
Founded
1860

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#85 in Germany
#710 in Europe
#2713 in the World
Enrollment
5,286
Founded
1830

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#86 in Germany
#712 in Europe
#2719 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
7,280
Founded
2013

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#87 in Germany
#720 in Europe
#2764 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
16,136
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#88 in Germany
#721 in Europe
#2771 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
1,278
Founded
1957

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#89 in Germany
#755 in Europe
#2913 in the World
Enrollment
382
Founded
1947

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#90 in Germany
#775 in Europe
#3044 in the World
Enrollment
5,333
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#91 in Germany
#810 in Europe
#3261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
2,316
Founded
2006

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#92 in Germany
#823 in Europe
#3348 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
6,514
Founded
1974

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#93 in Germany
#834 in Europe
#3410 in the World
Enrollment
4,016
Founded
1765

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#94 in Germany
#835 in Europe
#3416 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
8,371
Founded
1878

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#95 in Germany
#847 in Europe
#3489 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
13,922
Founded
1994

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#96 in Germany
#872 in Europe
#3584 in the World
Enrollment
10,271
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#97 in Germany
#875 in Europe
#3607 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
2,459
Founded
1778

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#98 in Germany
#879 in Europe
#3623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
27,000
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#99 in Germany
#913 in Europe
#3807 in the World
Enrollment
434
Founded
1898

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#100 in Germany
#916 in Europe
#3837 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
6,200
Founded
1877

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Germany based on the number of universities and their ranks are Munich, Hamburg, Heidelberg, and Berlin.