Best Global Universities Ranking 2023: University of Hohenheim maintains top position in agricultural research & food sciences

In U.S. News & World Report ranking, University of Hohenheim remains No. 1 in Germany, No. 9 in Europe, No. 39 worldwide / Top position in all rankings

11-Nov-2022 - Germany

Germany's No. 1 in agricultural research, food and nutrition science: The University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart maintains its top position. It is ranked 9th in Europe and 39th worldwide, according to the latest Best Global Universities ranking by U.S. magazine U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with Clarivate. As a result, the University of Hohenheim continues to lead Germany in the major international research rankings in the field of agricultural research. Detailed results:

The University of Hohenheim's Food and Nutrition Science also contributes to the good result in the area of "Agricultural Sciences", whose research performance is partly attributed to agricultural sciences in the Best Global Universities Ranking.

The Best Global Universities Ranking has been published annually since 2014, evaluating institutions from more than 90 countries based on 13 indicators that rank academic research performance and global and regional reputation.

This year, the University of Hohenheim's excellent position in agricultural research is once again confirmed by the other renowned international subject rankings:

- The renowned NTU Ranking of the National Taiwan University lists the University of Hohenheim as No. 1 in Germany, No. 9 in Europe and No. 36 in the world in the field of agricultural research and food sciences. For the globally respected ranking, NTU evaluates international scientific publications annually and examines their number and quality. The latest edition was published at the beginning of August 2022.

- The influential QS World University Ranking by Subject lists agricultural research incl. food science at the University of Hohenheim as No. 1 in Germany, No. 8 in Europe and No. 19 worldwide. The analysis by QS Quacquarelli Symonds, a British education provider, annually ranks the best universities primarily by research strength and examines factors such as academic reputation, publications and citations of individual publications. The most recent subject ranking was published in April 2022.

European and global leaders are well connected

The environment in which the University of Hohenheim is among the best in agricultural research is also encouraging. Since 2018, it has been linked with five leading European universities in the bioeconomy in the European Bioeconomy University (EBU) network: Of the partners, Wageningen University and Research (WUR) in the Netherlands is the world leader in agricultural research, the University of Bologna in Italy is listed in the top ten in Europe, and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna in Austria is the best in its country in agricultural research.

Among the top ten in Europe, along with the leading WUR, is the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). The University of Hohenheim has long had close ties with these two universities through the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS). From 2023, Ghent University in Belgium and L'institut Agro in France, among others, will join the network, both of which are among the top five in Europe in the field of agricultural sciences. ELLS focuses on joint study programs and intensive exchange of students and teachers.

The partnership with other global leaders is also close. For example, the University of Hohenheim and China Agricultural University (No. 2 worldwide) have been cooperating for several decades.

Top Universities in Agricultural Research & Food Sciences in Germany, Europe and the World (Source: Best Global Universities Ranking)

1. University of Hohenheim
2. Technical University of Munich
3. University of Göttingen
4. University of Bonn
5. FU Berlin

1. Wageningen University (Netherlands)
2. University of Valencia (Spain)
3. University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
4. Ghent University (Belgium)
5. L'Institut Agro (France)
6. University College Dublin (Ireland)
7. University of Milan (Italy)
8. University of Bologna (Italy)
9. University of Hohenheim

1. Wageningen University (Netherlands)
2. China Agricultural University (China)
3. Jiangnan University (China)
4. South China University of Technology (China)
5. University of Massachusetts - Amherst (USA)
39. University of Hohenheim

Universität Hohenheim / Max Kovalenko

Best Global Universities Ranking 2022-2023: The University of Hohenheim remains No. 1 in Germany in the field of agricultural research and food sciences.

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