At the University of Konstanz, six subjects were evaluated by the Centre for Higher Education (CHE) for is 2016 ranking. All achieved top positions. The following subjects were evaluated at the University of Konstanz: biology, chemistry, English / North American studies, German language and literature, Romance languages and literatures and psychology.
The “international orientation of the Master's programmes” for all six subjects placed in the top range of the rankings. The same applies to the indicator “graduations in adequate time”. The strength of third-party funding at the University of Konstanz is also reflected by the ranking. Here, all the evaluated subjects placed in the ranking’s top range. In terms of research indicators, psychology received top measures in the areas of “doctorates per professor”, “publications per academic staff member” and “citations per publication”.
Romance languages placed in the top group for the entire indicator range. Chemistry was also very successful, reaching the top group in seven of nine indicators. The “overall study situation” was assessed by the chemistry students as very good, especially the course organisation and transfer of competencies. The German language and literature students are also not just very satisfied with individual aspects of their studies, but also with the “overall study situation” at the University of Konstanz.
Every year, the CHE University Ranking assesses one third of the subjects at over 300 universities. This year, CHE assessed mostly subjects with technical and engineering orientations. With over 30 subjects and over 10,000 study programmes, the CHE University Ranking is the most comprehensive and detailed ranking in the German-speaking world. Besides using data on studies, teaching and equipment, it measures student opinions on study conditions at their university.
All ranking results can be found in the 2016/2017 ZEIT student guide and the ZEIT website at www.zeit.de/ranking.