100 Best universities for Physics in Germany

Below is the list of best universities in Germany ranked based on their research performance in Physics. A graph of 14.5M citations received by 438K academic papers made by 110 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 Physics

#1 in Germany
#9 in Europe
#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,321
Founded
2009

For Physics

#2 in Germany
#12 in Europe
#75 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
44,000
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1868

For Physics

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

For Physics

#4 in Germany
#17 in Europe
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
50,918
Founded
1472

For Physics

#5 in Germany
#20 in Europe
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
44,517
Founded
1870

For Physics

#6 in Germany
#24 in Europe
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
26,457
Founded
1829

For Physics

#7 in Germany
#31 in Europe
#140 in the World
Enrollment
43,957
Founded
1919

For Physics

#8 in Germany
#35 in Europe
#147 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
28,413
Founded
1386

For Physics

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

For Physics

#10 in Germany
#40 in Europe
#167 in the World
Enrollment
42,954
Founded
1962

For Physics

#11 in Germany
#42 in Europe
#174 in the World
Enrollment
31,517
Founded
1828

For Physics

#12 in Germany
#44 in Europe
#177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
33,132
Founded
1946

For Physics

#13 in Germany
#52 in Europe
#194 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
44,692
Founded
1780

For Physics

#14 in Germany
#53 in Europe
#196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
33,577
Founded
1946

For Physics

#15 in Germany
#57 in Europe
#203 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Enrollment
24,391
Founded
1457

For Physics

#16 in Germany
#59 in Europe
#210 in the World
Enrollment
38,043
Founded
1818

For Physics

#17 in Germany
#63 in Europe
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
25,840
Founded
1877

For Physics

#18 in Germany
#70 in Europe
#226 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1948

For Physics

#19 in Germany
#73 in Europe
#234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
28,878
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1402

For Physics

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

For Physics

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

For Physics

#22 in Germany
#93 in Europe
#273 in the World
Enrollment
21,558
Founded
1962

For Physics

#23 in Germany
#94 in Europe
#276 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
10,747
Founded
1967

For Physics

#24 in Germany
#96 in Europe
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
49,382
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1388

For Physics

#25 in Germany
#97 in Europe
#282 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
35,587
Founded
1809

For Physics

#26 in Germany
#99 in Europe
#285 in the World
Enrollment
31,619
Founded
1734

For Physics

#27 in Germany
#104 in Europe
#300 in the World
Enrollment
25,277
Founded
1665

For Physics

#28 in Germany
#121 in Europe
#338 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
13,300
Founded
1972

For Physics

#29 in Germany
#122 in Europe
#339 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
24,758
Founded
1527

For Physics

#30 in Germany
#129 in Europe
#366 in the World
Enrollment
23,900
Founded
1831

For Physics

#31 in Germany
#131 in Europe
#369 in the World
Enrollment
43,281
Founded
2003

For Physics

#32 in Germany
#132 in Europe
#370 in the World
Enrollment
11,268
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1966

For Physics

#33 in Germany
#135 in Europe
#383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
16,680
Founded
1948

For Physics

#34 in Germany
#144 in Europe
#402 in the World
Enrollment
34,616
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1968

For Physics

#35 in Germany
#146 in Europe
#407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
20,390
Founded
1817

For Physics

#36 in Germany
#149 in Europe
#412 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
20,037
Founded
1745

For Physics

#37 in Germany
#153 in Europe
#424 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
31,088
Founded
1409

For Physics

#38 in Germany
#164 in Europe
#456 in the World
Enrollment
14,493
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1970

For Physics

#39 in Germany
#167 in Europe
#461 in the World
Enrollment
19,234
Founded
1971

For Physics

#40 in Germany
#170 in Europe
#469 in the World
Enrollment
37,473
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1965

For Physics

#41 in Germany
#174 in Europe
#479 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
25,015
Founded
1969

For Physics

#42 in Germany
#176 in Europe
#482 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
27,727
Founded
1607

For Physics

#43 in Germany
#188 in Europe
#520 in the World
Enrollment
12,996
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
1419

For Physics

#44 in Germany
#202 in Europe
#561 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Enrollment
9,873
Founded
1836

For Physics

#45 in Germany
#208 in Europe
#575 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Founded
1972

For Physics

#46 in Germany
#210 in Europe
#579 in the World
Enrollment
20,878
Founded
1991

For Physics

#47 in Germany
#225 in Europe
#630 in the World
Enrollment
21,949
Founded
1972

For Physics

#48 in Germany
#235 in Europe
#649 in the World
Enrollment
14,427
Founded
1993

For Physics

#49 in Germany
#237 in Europe
#654 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Enrollment
4,963
Founded
1775

For Physics

#50 in Germany
#244 in Europe
#675 in the World
Enrollment
25,043
Male:Female
50:50
Founded
1971

For Physics

#51 in Germany
#259 in Europe
#716 in the World
Enrollment
4,016
Founded
1765

For Physics

#52 in Germany
#270 in Europe
#748 in the World
Enrollment
14,106
Founded
1974

For Physics

#53 in Germany
#277 in Europe
#770 in the World
Acceptance Rate
74%
Enrollment
20,467
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1970

For Physics

#54 in Germany
#279 in Europe
#779 in the World
Enrollment
15,899
Founded
1973

For Physics

#55 in Germany
#283 in Europe
#798 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
16,136
Founded
1971

For Physics

#56 in Germany
#294 in Europe
#828 in the World
Enrollment
8,077
Founded
1710

For Physics

#57 in Germany
#298 in Europe
#845 in the World
Enrollment
6,612
Founded
1953

For Physics

#58 in Germany
#314 in Europe
#894 in the World
Enrollment
7,832
Founded
1978

For Physics

#59 in Germany
#346 in Europe
#1012 in the World
Enrollment
19,785
Founded
1972

For Physics

#60 in Germany
#361 in Europe
#1052 in the World
Enrollment
1,506
Founded
1927

For Physics

#61 in Germany
#366 in Europe
#1082 in the World
Enrollment
11,736
Founded
1456

For Physics

#62 in Germany
#390 in Europe
#1216 in the World
Enrollment
1,253
Founded
2001

For Physics

#63 in Germany
#412 in Europe
#1329 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
3,256
Founded
1965

For Physics

#64 in Germany
#424 in Europe
#1388 in the World
Enrollment
3,345
Founded
1964

For Physics

#65 in Germany
#441 in Europe
#1454 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,944
Founded
1973

For Physics

#66 in Germany
#457 in Europe
#1502 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
7,280
Founded
2013

For Physics

#67 in Germany
#478 in Europe
#1586 in the World
Enrollment
2,587
Founded
1972

For Physics

#68 in Germany
#501 in Europe
#1683 in the World
Enrollment
4,072
Founded
1860

For Physics

#69 in Germany
#513 in Europe
#1738 in the World
Enrollment
9,283
Male:Female
43:57
Founded
1818

For Physics

#70 in Germany
#533 in Europe
#1852 in the World
Enrollment
10,040
Founded
1971

For Physics

#71 in Germany
#546 in Europe
#1904 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
18,183
Founded
1971

For Physics

#72 in Germany
#608 in Europe
#2293 in the World
Enrollment
6,687
Founded
1971

For Physics

#73 in Germany
#618 in Europe
#2342 in the World
Enrollment
15,050
Founded
1971

For Physics

#74 in Germany
#630 in Europe
#2412 in the World
Enrollment
68,429
Founded
1974

For Physics

#75 in Germany
#644 in Europe
#2485 in the World
Enrollment
8,633
Founded
1971

For Physics

#76 in Germany
#655 in Europe
#2532 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
8,371
Founded
1878

For Physics

#77 in Germany
#657 in Europe
#2540 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
8,917
Founded
1982

For Physics

#78 in Germany
#693 in Europe
#2704 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
13,922
Founded
1994

For Physics

#79 in Germany
#696 in Europe
#2713 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
2,326
Founded
1982

For Physics

#80 in Germany
#706 in Europe
#2759 in the World
Enrollment
11,800
Founded
1907

For Physics

#81 in Germany
#731 in Europe
#2859 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
13,671
Founded
1971

For Physics

#82 in Germany
#736 in Europe
#2895 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
17,125
Founded
1970

For Physics

#83 in Germany
#737 in Europe
#2924 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
6,111
Founded
1992

For Physics

#84 in Germany
#750 in Europe
#3002 in the World
Enrollment
5,622
Founded
1971

For Physics

#85 in Germany
#765 in Europe
#3122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,700
Founded
1855

For Physics

#86 in Germany
#768 in Europe
#3131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,760
Founded
1994

For Physics

#87 in Germany
#769 in Europe
#3132 in the World
Enrollment
7,057
Founded
1867

For Physics

#88 in Germany
#770 in Europe
#3140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,106
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1898

For Physics

#89 in Germany
#774 in Europe
#3164 in the World
Enrollment
17,668
Founded
1971

For Physics

#90 in Germany
#779 in Europe
#3184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
6,211
Founded
1914

For Physics

#91 in Germany
#782 in Europe
#3202 in the World
Enrollment
4,152
Founded
1991

For Physics

#92 in Germany
#786 in Europe
#3209 in the World
Enrollment
6,544
Founded
1971

For Physics

#93 in Germany
#792 in Europe
#3228 in the World
Enrollment
15,757
Founded
1990

For Physics

#94 in Germany
#804 in Europe
#3275 in the World
Enrollment
9,076
Founded
1946

For Physics

#95 in Germany
#818 in Europe
#3328 in the World
Enrollment
12,817
Male:Female
66:34
Founded
1971

For Physics

#96 in Germany
#825 in Europe
#3358 in the World
Enrollment
2,727
Founded
1992

For Physics

#97 in Germany
#831 in Europe
#3377 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
11,000
Founded
1971

For Physics

#98 in Germany
#852 in Europe
#3492 in the World
Enrollment
7,379
Founded
1908

For Physics

#99 in Germany
#860 in Europe
#3529 in the World
Enrollment
6,951
Founded
1996

For Physics

#100 in Germany
#867 in Europe
#3564 in the World
Enrollment
9,145
Founded
1996

The best cities to study Physics in Germany based on the number of universities and their ranks are Karlsruhe, Munich, Erlangen, and Aachen.