About University of Cologne:

The University of Cologne is a university in Cologne, Germany. It was the sixth university to be established in Central Europe and, although it closed in 1798 before being re-established in 1919. The university is divided into six faculties, which together offer 200 fields of study. The faculties are those of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, Law, Medicine, Arts, Mathematics and Natural Sciences and Human Sciences.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 221 179 171 156 181 201 211 200 200 198 189 194 207 229 222

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture 215 211 234 293 - - - - - 301-350 301-350 351-400 351-400 401-450
Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Life Sciences 156 151 143 151 163 145 135 142 132 135 136 147 131 135
Medicine 137 118 135 149 151 142 147 146 141 131 134 137 143 148
Natural Sciences 230 255 221 190 247 262 267 261 - 301-350 301-350 351-400 351-400 351-400
Social Sciences 294 - - - - - 283 270 270 239 254 266 293 301-350

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 451-500 - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 230 231 224
Chemistry 286 - - - - - 401-450 401-450 401-450 401-450 451-500
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 137 144 146
Computer Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 193 234 284
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences 151 179 146 142 153 163 161 162 195 216 192
Immunology - - - - - - - - 132 122 124
Materials Science - - - - - - 351-400 401-450 351-400 401-450 -
Mathematics - 269 - 289 243 267 260 294 301-350 301-350 351-400
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 162 163 179
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 109 118 116
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 123 122 134
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 264 - 218 225 186 239 245 301-350 254 351-400
Physics 181 242 272 275 262 - 351-400 301-350 351-400 401-450 401-450
Plant & Animal Science 186 184 215 221 227 172 201 222 213 153 194
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 162 145 145
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 283 301-350 301-350
Space Science - - - - - - - - 230 235 234
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -