15 Best universities for Sociology in North Rhine-Westphalia

Below is the list of best universities in North Rhine-Westphalia ranked based on their research performance in Sociology. A graph of 70.1K citations received by 4.21K academic papers made by 15 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 Sociology

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

2. University of Bielefeld

For Sociology

#8 in Germany
#188 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

3. University of Munster

For Sociology

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

4. University of Bonn

For Sociology

#10 in Germany
#191 in Europe
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

5. Ruhr University Bochum

For Sociology

#23 in Germany
#252 in Europe
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

6. University of Duisburg - Essen

For Sociology

#26 in Germany
#272 in Europe
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

7. Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf

For Sociology

#30 in Germany
#285 in Europe
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

8. University of Siegen

For Sociology

#33 in Germany
#294 in Europe
Enrollment
19,785
Founded
1972

9. University of Wuppertal

For Sociology

#39 in Germany
#337 in Europe
Enrollment
21,949
Founded
1972

10. TU Dortmund University

For Sociology

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

11. RWTH Aachen University

For Sociology

#45 in Germany
#362 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

12. Witten/Herdecke University

For Sociology

#54 in Germany
#420 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,326
Founded
1982

13. University of Paderborn

For Sociology

#66 in Germany
#506 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

14. University of Hagen

For Sociology

#72 in Germany
#573 in Europe
Enrollment
68,429
Founded
1974

15. Folkwang University of the Arts

For Sociology

#73 in Germany
#591 in Europe
Enrollment
1,506
Founded
1927

Closest to North Rhine-Westphalia states to learn Sociology

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni Germany Flag rank
Hesse 5 3
Rhineland-Palatinate 4 19
Lower Saxony 7 15
Thuringia 2 37
Baden-Wurttemberg 10 11
Brandenburg 7 2
Saxony 3 17
Bavaria 11 4