17 Best universities for Political Science in North Rhine-Westphalia

Below is the list of best universities in North Rhine-Westphalia ranked based on their research performance in Political Science. A graph of 55.5K citations received by 7.76K academic papers made by 17 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 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. University of Cologne

For Political Science

#8 in Germany
#115 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

2. University of Bonn

For Political Science

#14 in Germany
#130 in Europe
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

3. University of Munster

For Political Science

#15 in Germany
#132 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

4. University of Bielefeld

For Political Science

#17 in Germany
#149 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

5. University of Duisburg - Essen

For Political Science

#21 in Germany
#166 in Europe
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

6. Ruhr University Bochum

For Political Science

#24 in Germany
#185 in Europe
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

7. RWTH Aachen University

For Political Science

#29 in Germany
#210 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

8. Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf

For Political Science

#35 in Germany
#229 in Europe
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

9. TU Dortmund University

For Political Science

#40 in Germany
#255 in Europe
Enrollment
34,616
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1968

10. University of Siegen

For Political Science

#56 in Germany
#381 in Europe
Enrollment
19,785
Founded
1972

11. Witten/Herdecke University

For Political Science

#57 in Germany
#388 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,326
Founded
1982

12. University of Paderborn

For Political Science

#59 in Germany
#391 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

13. German Sport University Cologne

For Political Science

#71 in Germany
#458 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1947

14. University of Wuppertal

For Political Science

#72 in Germany
#460 in Europe
Enrollment
21,949
Founded
1972

15. Folkwang University of the Arts

For Political Science

#77 in Germany
#494 in Europe
Enrollment
1,506
Founded
1927

16. University of Hagen

For Political Science

#78 in Germany
#498 in Europe
Enrollment
68,429
Founded
1974

17. University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management

For Political Science

#94 in Germany
#710 in Europe
Enrollment
21,263
Founded
1993

Closest to North Rhine-Westphalia states to learn Political Science

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Germany Flag rank
Hesse 8 5
Rhineland-Palatinate 6 20
Lower Saxony 10 10
Thuringia 4 25
Hamburg 4 3
Baden-Wurttemberg 11 6
Schleswig-Holstein 3 28
Brandenburg 11 1
Saxony 3 22
Bavaria 12 2