Humboldt Ranking: The University of Stuttgart - an attractive option for international researchers

November 15, 2023

A popular host university for academics from abroad: The University of Stuttgart secures 3rd place in the Humboldt Foundation's ranking for engineering sciences and 13th place in the overall Humboldt Ranking.

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has published its Humboldt Ranking 2023, listing the University of Stuttgart in 13th place with 24.22 visiting researchers per 100 professors.

The guest residencies undertaken by receivers of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants from 2018 to 2022 were evaluated for the ranking. It shows where in Germany scientists who have received scholarships or prizes from the foundation have conducted research in the past five years. In order to avoid statistical distortions due to the different sizes of the host institutions, the ranking relates the guest residencies to the number of professorships at the respective university.

37 visiting scientists in the field of engineering science

In the Humboldt Ranking for engineering sciences, the University of Stuttgart is one of the three most popular universities for researchers from abroad, behind the TU Munich and the TU Berlin, with 37 sponsored guest researchers.

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