University of Bonn Ranking and Address

University of Bonn Information

The University of Bonn (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn) is consistently ranked in the top ten German university lists carried out by national newspapers. It was formed in 1818 and due to its location in the Rhineland has seen many conflicts and changes in boundaries during its lifetime, at one time it was even part of a different country (Prussia). The University of Bonn ranking is the 5th best university in Germany, and 291st in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include Heidelberg University, University of Munich, University of Göttingen, University of Freiburg, University of Frankfurt, and Technical University Munich.

The university of Bonn has 7 schools and these are associated with over 90 different degree (diplome) programs. The key areas of study of the schools are: Agricultural Science; Catholic Theology; Humanities; Law and Economics; Mathematics and Science; Medicine; and Protestant Theology.

Some of the famous alumni and faculty associated with the university of Bonn include no less than six noble prize winners! These are the physicists Philipp Lenard and Wolfgang Paul, the chemist Otto Wallach, the literates Luigi Pirandello and Paul Johann Ludwig von Heyse; and the economic prize winner Reinhard Selten. Other notable people with associations with the university include Karl Marx, Pope Benedict XVI, Max Ernst, Joseph Schumpeter and Friedrich Nietzsche.

University of Bonn Address

Regina-Pacis-Weg 3
53113 Bonn

Ranking and Quick Facts

University of Bonn ranking
University world Ranking – Times 400 (UK)
= 276
University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)
European (Jiaotong) ranking of
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn Facts
Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)
Faculty / Staff
2,600 / 1500
Annual budget
Annual budget per student
Number of foreign students


University of Bonn; List of German Universities

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