Centre for Higher Education Development Certifies Freie Universität Excellence in Many Subjects

CHE Re-evaluated English Language and Literature/American Studies, German Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, Education, Psychology

No 123/2019 from May 09, 2019

In the most recent university ranking of the Centre for Higher Education Development (CHE), subjects at Freie Universität Berlin again performed very well. As announced on Tuesday, there were new achievements, particularly in the field of psychology, with top scores in seven assessment criteria (indicators). The university also ranked in the top group in English Language and Literature/American Studies, education, German Studies, and Romance Languages and Literatures.

In the CHE Ranking one third of the subjects are re-evaluated each year. The subjects evaluated this year are English language and literature/American studies, German studies, Romance languages and literatures, education, and psychology. According to CHE, the evaluation covered more than 300 universities and universities of applied science in Germany and universities of applied science in Austria. It included almost 2,700 academic departments, roughly 10,000 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs and more than 30 subjects. In addition to facts pertaining to the classes taught, teaching methods, facilities, and research, the rankings also include the results of surveys of some 150,000 students and 9,000 professors.

Freie Universität placed in the top groups for the following subjects:

  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • International orientation (bachelor’s degree)
  • International orientation (master’s degree)
  • IT infrastructure
  • Contact with work environment (bachelor’s degree)
  • Third-party funds per academic staff
  • Doctorates per professor
  • Support for study abroad
  • IT infrastructure
  • Doctorates per professor
  • Publications per academic staff
  • Citations per publication
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • International orientation (bachelor’s degree)

More reviews of subjects at Freie Universität in the top group of the CHE rankings (subjects not newly reviewed in 2019):

  • Support for study abroad
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • Graduations in appropriate time
  • Study organization
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • Support in studying
  • Teaching of technical/professional competence
  • Contact with work environment
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • International orientation
  • Third-party funds per academic staff
  • Doctorates per professor
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • International orientation
  • Contact to/with work environment
  • Graduations in appropriate time
  • Research funding
  • Third-party funds per academic staff
  • IT infrastructure
  • Third-party funds per academic staff
  • Doctorates per professor
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • Third-party funds per academic staff
  • International orientation
  • Doctorates per professor
  • Publications per professor
  • Graduations in appropriate time
  • Third-party funds per professor
  • Doctorates per professor
  • Research reputation
  • Graduations in appropriate time
  • Equipment of internship labs
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • Study organization
  • Support for studying abroad
  • International orientation
  • Graduations in appropriate time
  • IT infrastructure
  • Research reputation
  • Support during initial phase of studies
  • Publications per professor
  • Third-party funds per professor
  • Doctorates per professor

The CHE University Rankings are documented online at   www.zeit.de/che-ranking.


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