The Faculty of Engineering at FAU consistently scores highly in both national and international rankings. The Faculty has performed particularly well in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Ranking by Subject and the DFG Funding Atlas.

  • International: Among the top 100 in five out of six subjects
  • National:Materials Science – first place
    Chemical Engineering and Electrical Engineering – third place
    Mechanical Engineering and Energy Engineering – fourth place


  • Rank 3: approved funding amounting to €75 million
  • Rank 2: approved funding per professor
  • Rank 1: approved funding for Process Technology and Technical Chemistry projects
  • Rank 2: approved funding for Materials Science and Materials Engineering projects

Source: DFG Förderatlas 2015