For nearly 200 years, the University of Bonn has been synonymous with excellence in science and research. Its founding Professors established their Bonn Alma Mater as a research university that strives to answer questions about science, society and technology. Today, researchers, teaching staff and junior researchers profit from this strong research profile and can rely on science networks and cooperation’s throughout Germany and the world.

Bonn University ranks seventh in Germany in the Shanghai-Ranking, which examines strength of research. Internationally it is among the top 100. Times Higher Education’s World University Ranking 2018 places the University of Bonn as 10th best in Germany and 100th world-wide. These rankings indicate Bonn’s continued development and acceleration, moving up in rank consistently over the last eight years.