THE: FU Berlin and LMU Munich among World’s 100 Best Universities

New York/ London, 10/08/2009: According to the new ranking by the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE), Freie Universität Berlin and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen are among the 100 best universities in the world. As THE announced in London, Freie Universität is in the 94th place and LMU Munich in 98th place in its latest university ranking. For FU Berlin that is 43 places better than in the previous year.

The ranking is based inter alia on the opinions of more than 9,000 scientists and numerous representatives of companies and the frequency with which a university’s scholars are cited in scientific journals. Another criterion is the proportion of foreign students and researchers at the universities.

See Times Higher Education ranking 2009

See FU Berlin press release

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