48 Best Law schools in Germany

Below is the list of best universities in Germany ranked based on their research performance in Law. A graph of 86.6K citations received by 7.91K academic papers made by 48 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 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 Law

    Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main logo
    Enrollment
    46,429
    Founded
    1914
  2. For Law

    Free University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1948
  3. For Law

    University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    50,918
    Founded
    1472
  4. For Law

    University of Hamburg logo
    Enrollment
    42,023
    Founded
    1919
  5. For Law

    Humboldt University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    35,587
    Founded
    1809
  6. For Law

    University of Bremen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    19,234
    Founded
    1971
  7. For Law

    University of Gottingen logo
    Enrollment
    31,619
    Founded
    1734
  8. For Law

    University of Konstanz logo
    Enrollment
    11,268
    Male:Female
    43:57
    Founded
    1966
  9. For Law

    University of Cologne logo
    Enrollment
    49,382
    Founded
    1388
  10. For Law

    University of Bonn logo
    Enrollment
    38,043
    Founded
    1818
  11. For Law

    Heidelberg University - Germany logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    28,413
    Founded
    1386
  12. For Law

    University of Mannheim logo
    Enrollment
    11,800
    Founded
    1907
  13. For Law

    Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz logo
    Enrollment
    33,132
    Founded
    1946
  14. For Law

    University of Freiburg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    33%
    Enrollment
    24,391
    Founded
    1457
  15. For Law

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

    University of Tubingen logo
    Enrollment
    28,515
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1477
  17. For Law

    Kiel University logo
    Enrollment
    25,277
    Founded
    1665
  18. For Law

    University of Marburg logo
    Enrollment
    24,758
    Founded
    1527
  19. For Law

    Ruhr University Bochum logo
    Enrollment
    42,425
    Founded
    1962
  20. For Law

    University of Erlangen Nuremberg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    39,868
    Founded
    1743
  21. For Law

    University of Leipzig logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    30,226
    Founded
    1409
  22. For Law

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

    Darmstadt University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    25,840
    Founded
    1877
  24. For Law

    University of Giessen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    27,727
    Founded
    1607
  25. For Law

    Technical University of Munich logo
    Acceptance Rate
    8%
    Enrollment
    42,705
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    1868
  26. For Law

    Dresden University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    36,962
    Founded
    1828
  27. For Law

    Osnabruck University logo
    Enrollment
    14,106
    Founded
    1974
  28. For Law

    Friedrich Schiller University of Jena logo
    Acceptance Rate
    60%
    Enrollment
    18,219
    Founded
    1558
  29. For Law

    University of Bielefeld logo
    Enrollment
    24,875
    Founded
    1969
  30. For Law

    University of Potsdam logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    20,878
    Founded
    1991
  31. For Law

    University of Stuttgart logo
    Acceptance Rate
    71%
    Enrollment
    26,457
    Founded
    1829
  32. For Law

    Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    20,390
    Founded
    1817
  33. For Law

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

    University of Duisburg - Essen logo
    Enrollment
    43,281
    Founded
    2003
  35. For Law

    Hertie School of Governance logo
    Enrollment
    586
    Founded
    2003
  36. For Law

    Technical University of Berlin logo
    Enrollment
    33,577
    Founded
    1946
  37. For Law

    Charite - Medical University of Berlin logo
    Acceptance Rate
    4%
    Enrollment
    8,077
    Founded
    1710
  38. For Law

    University of Trier logo
    Enrollment
    15,260
    Founded
    1970
  39. For Law

    Leibniz University of Hanover logo
    Enrollment
    23,900
    Founded
    1831
  40. For Law

    European University Viadrina logo
    Enrollment
    6,716
    Founded
    1991
  41. For Law

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    25,892
    Founded
    2009
  42. For Law

    Saarland University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,837
    Founded
    1948
  43. For Law

    University of Wurzburg logo
    Enrollment
    28,878
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1402
  44. For Law

    University of Bayreuth logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    13,300
    Founded
    1972
  45. For Law

    University of Passau logo
    Enrollment
    12,581
    Founded
    1973
  46. For Law

    University of Regensburg logo
    Enrollment
    21,558
    Founded
    1962
  47. For Law

    University of Erfurt logo
    Enrollment
    5,785
    Founded
    1994
  48. For Law

    Bucerius Law School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    670
    Founded
    2000

The best cities to study Law in Germany based on the number of universities and their ranks are Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Munchen, and Hamburg.