University rankings help students to decide which university or which degree programme is right for them. This has led Esslingen University of Applied Sciences to regularly take part in well-known national rankings, such as the CHE University Ranking and the university ranking published by the Wirtschaftswoche journal.
The MBA programme at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences has achieved a Top 10 place in the international "FindMBA" Business School Rankings.
The CHE University Ranking in Germany's ZEIT Study Guide considers facts relating to studying, teaching, equipment and research, and includes students’ opinions of their university. The table below contains selected results for the overall situation. A third of the disciplines are reassessed every year.
Four degree programmes at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences have all achieved outstanding results in the national CHE Ranking: Business Information Systems, Business Administration and Social Work, which are based on its Hilltop Campus, and Engineering Management on its campus in Göppingen. This puts Esslingen in the national top flight in these disciplines – together with a few other universities of applied sciences in Germany.
Top marks for Business Information Systems in nine categories
- Bachelor in Business Information Systems
Ranked in the top flight Germany-wide in 9 out of 15 categories
TOP ranking for other degree programmes as well
In the national CHE ranking 2022, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences achieved outstanding results in several disciplines. This puts Esslingen in the national top flight in these disciplines – together with only a few other universities of applied sciences in Germany.
Top rankings for our leading degree programmes
- Bachelor of Automotive Engineering
Placed in the top flight Germany-wide in 11 out of 13 categories
- Bachelor of Chemical Engineering/Colour and Coatings
Placed in the top flight Germany-wide in 10 out of 13 categories
- Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Placed in the top flight Germany-wide in 9 out of 13 categories
Other degree programmes also received very good assessments
Each of the following gained a place in the top flight in six categories
Good results also for
The students in the Nursing Sciences Department are very satisfied especially with the overall study situation at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. They also award top marks for the organisation of the degree programme. This puts the department in the top group nationwide in both categories.
Top marks in nine categories
Students of social work are very satisfied with the overall situation at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences. They also give the university very good marks for support, practicability, the courses offered, examinations, job market preparation, and for the support provided for their stays abroad. The library facilities and the IT infrastructure are also highly rated. Overall, social work is ranked in the top group nationwide in nine categories.
The programme's special features are also something to be proud of in national comparison: Social Work achieves very high scores in the categories contact with work environment and graduation within an appropriate time (bachelor's degree).
Mechatronics and electrical engineering on the Göppingen Campus achieve TOP rankings
The Faculty of Mobility and Technology and its Electrical Engineering programme achieve outstanding results and are ranked in the top group nationwide in five categories: courses offered, study organisation, support, stays abroad and job market preparation.
Top marks for mechanical engineering in eight categories
Students award top marks to the Faculty of Mechanical and Systems Engineering nationwide in no fewer than eight categories: overall study situation, courses offered, study organisation, support, support while studying, examinations, stays abroad and job market preparation. The faculty was awarded fantastic marks of between 1,3 and 1,7 in all these categories.
Best assessment of all German universities of applied sciences for chemical engineering
Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology likewise achieve very good results; both belong to the Faculty of Science, Energy and Building Services. Students of Chemical Engineering give the programmes high marks in the categories overall study situation, study organisation and job market preparation. This means that Esslingen achieved the best assessment of all German Universities of Applied Sciences for Chemical Engineering. Biotechnology gains very good marks for study organisation and support.
The assessments for the university ranking compiled by the Wirtschaftswoche journal are based on information provided by around 500 personnel managers from small, medium-sized and large enterprises all over Germany.
"FindMBA" compiles an annual ranking of Business Schools for Industrial Management & Manufacturing. The ranking lists the global Top 10 business schools.
2020 // The Esslingen MBA ranked in the Top 10
In 2020, the Esslingen MBA in International Industrial Management joined other prestigious schools such as ESADE Business School in Spain and the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland in a select group: the Top 10 Business Schools for Industrial Management & Manufacturing.