LMU goes up QS world rankings

28 Jun 2023

In the freshly published QS World University Rankings 2024, LMU has climbed to 54th place. Once again, it is one of just four German universities in the top 100 worldwide.

Foto der Dachkuppel im Lichthof des LMU Hauptgebäudes

© Matthias Deininger

In the QS World University Rankings 2024, LMU has moved up five places to 54 from last year’s ranking of 59. As the second-highest ranked German university, LMU is one of only four German universities to make it into the top 100 worldwide. The rankings are topped by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

Ranking methodology

The QS World University Rankings rate around 1,500 universities worldwide according to criteria such as academic reputation, number of citations, faculty-student ratio, international student and faculty ratios, and employer reputation. In 2024, the following indicators were incorporated in the rankings for the first time: sustainability, international research networks, and employment outcomes.

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