About University of Leipzig:

Leipzig University, in Leipzig in the Free State of Saxony, Germany, is one of the world's oldest universities and the second-oldest university (by consecutive years of existence) in Germany. The university was founded on December 2, 1409 by Frederick I, Elector of Saxony and his brother William II, Margrave of Meissen, and originally comprised the four scholastic faculties. Since its inception, the university has engaged in teaching and research for over 600 years without interruption.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 261 242 235 261 252 240 259 259 262 272 278 282 287 317 405

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 301-350 301-350 351-400
Engineering - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 - - -
Life Sciences 271 271 236 216 185 222 212 194 192 212 216 218 225 237
Medicine 152 154 154 168 157 158 157 154 151 172 174 174 192 182
Natural Sciences 276 - - - - - - - - 451-500 - - - -
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 401-450

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - 401-450 401-450 451-500 451-500 451-500
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 240 212 199
Chemistry 256 291 - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400 351-400 401-450
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 171 184 184
Computer Science 163 192 214 - - - 351-400 401-450 401-450 401-450 451-500
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - 451-500 - - - -
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - 254 233 230
Geosciences - - - - - - - - 296 - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - 242 240 253
Materials Science 268 - - - - - 401-450 401-450 401-450 401-450 -
Mathematics 282 289 265 - - - 381 351-400 401-450 401-450 -
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 192 208 234
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 154 147 147
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 278 - - - - 292 301-350 351-400 351-400 351-400
Physics - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 451-500 -
Plant & Animal Science - - - 300 266 - 272 276 294 295 -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - 153 172 145
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - 351-400
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -