University of cologne - Business School

Rankings: University of Cologne and WiSo faculty on top!

University rankings play an important role in positioning the University of Cologne in the national and international context. The WiSo Faculty of the University of Cologne, to which our Business School is closed connected, enjoys a high standing in many renowned university rankings – nationally and internationally.

Top 1 for “Business Administration” and “Management” in Germany

The Academic Ranking of World Universities ("Shanghai Ranking") is a global university ranking that has been published since 2003 and is conducted by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU) of Shanghai Jiaotong University.

The ARWU ranking 2021 puts University of Cologne in 1st place in Germany for "Business Administration" and "Management" - in an international comparison, the University ranks 101-150 in both subjets. Overall, the University of Cologne holds place 8-10 in Germany and place 151-200 internationally in the current ARWU ranking.

Partner of the Business School: RSM world's best university for "Business Administration"

Top position also for the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University, with which our Business School is conducting  the Cologne-Rotterdam Executive MBA. ARWU puts the RSM 1st place for "Business Administration" worldwide!

The ARWU uses six indicators for ranking. Among other it includes the number of graduates and staff who have won Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, the number of frequently cited researchers, the number of articles published in Nature and Science journals, and the per capita performance of a university. More than 1.200 univers ities are actually selected by ARWU each year and the top 500 universities are ranked.

Excellent teaching and networking at the Business School of the University of Cologne

The Business School of the University of Cologne is close connected to the WiSo Faculty of the University of Colonge. This strong relationship is reflected in our teaching. It is characterized by practical relevance, excellent know-how and internationality. Our EMBA students as well as our course participants have access to the broad alumni network of the university and to the top-class expertise of the professors and lecturers of the WiSo Faculty.

Your contact persons

Jennifer Biesenthal

Jennifer Biesenthal

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 152 24425953

Sabine Kuschel

Sabine Kuschel

Marketing and Admissions Manager

+49 (0) 221 470 7943