Rankings

For years Reutlingen University and ESB Business School have been at the top of numerous nationwide rankings. Furthermore, in surveys recruiting officers from large companies confirm  the excellent quality of ESB Business School’s graduates and acknowledge the succesfull teaching concept of the ESB Business School.  

Many years of experience and the high level of education at ESB Business School are reflected in the ranking results of the past years: 

JahrQuelleEvaluierende InstitutionPlatzierung/Ergebnis
2019

U-Multirank

Consortium of European higher education and research institutions. 1.711 universities in 96 countries, 107 German institutions

Reutlingen University: "Top performer" in seven categories such as Research, International Orientation or Knowledge Transfer. Reutlingen University is Top 25 worldwide in "Contact to Work Environment"

2019

WirtschaftsWoche

Consulting agency Universum on behalf of WirtschaftsWoche magazine, survey of more than 650 HR managers

ESB Business School is the leading German university of applied sciences for international business management and number 5 in international business engineering.

2019

Studycheck

Ranking of the German online rating platform Studycheck

Award 2019 as "Top University of Applied Sciences"

2018

Trendence

Independent consulting agency for employer branding

Business Management: Top 3 in four out of eight categories. First place in practical focus, internationality and career service.

Business Engineering: Top 3 in five out of eight categories. First place in digital learning, practical focus, internationality, libraries and career service.

2018

Wirtschaftswoche

Consulting agency Universum on behalf of WirtschaftsWoche magazine, survey of more than 500 HR managers

ESB Business School is the leading German university of applied sciences for international business management and number 5 in international business engineering.

2017

ZEIT Studienführer (study guide) 2017/18

CHE Hochschulranking (university ranking)

Master's programme

Business Management: Top group in several areas including international orientation, degrees completed within an appropriate timeframe and the overall study situation

2017

ZEIT Studienführer (study guide) 2017/18

CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking)

Bachelor's programmes

Business Management: Top group in several areas including courses offered, international orientation, job market preparation and support during practical semester as well as overall study situation

Business  Engineering: Top group in several areas including international orientation, support during study entry phase and contact to professional practice

2017

www.umultirank.org

Consortium of European higher education and research institutions (including CHE and CHEPS)

Reutlingen University is awarded seven top placings e.g. for Internationality, Knowledge Transfer and Regional Engagement
2016

www.wiwo.de 

Consulting agency Universum on behalf of WirtschaftsWoche magazine, survey of 540 HR managers

ESB Business School is the leading German university for business studies and number 4 in Operations Management.
2016

www.umultirank.org

Consortium of European higher education and research institutions (including CHE and CHEPS)

Reutlingen University: worldwide "Top performer" in knowledge transfer, Top group in international orientation and regional commitment
2014

www.umultirank.org

Consortium of European higher education and research institutions (including CHE and CHEPS)

Best possible in the categories international orientation of the programmes, contacts with work environment, quality of course & teaching

Bachelor and master programmes (except MBA)

2014

Die Zeit, 02.12.2014

CHE Hochschulranking

4 of 5 green points, Top group

Master's programmes

2014

ZEIT Studienführer (study guide) 2014/15;
Die ZEIT, 08.05.14

CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking)

5 points, Top group

Bachelor's programmes

2012 

Top 200 Best Master Programmes Engineering and Project Management

MSc Production Management
No. 30 in Western Europe
2012 Eduniversal Global Master's Ranking Supply Chain and LogisticsMSc Logistics Management
World's No. 73
2012

ZEIT Campus January 2012

CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking)

Top group

Master's programmes 

2011Studienführer (study guide) 2011/2011CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking)/ DIE ZEIT*Top group
2010Studienführer (study guide) 2010/2011CHE-Hochschulranking (university guide) / DIE ZEIT*1st place
2008Issue 2008/2009CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking / DIE ZEIT*1st place
2008 CHE, dapm 1st place
2007Issue 2007CHE-Hochschulranking / DIE ZEIT*1st place
2007 CHE, dapm Bachelor-Ranking5 / 5 stars
2006Issue 05/2006CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking) / DIE ZEIT*          1st place
2005
 CHE-Hochschulranking (university ranking)*1st place
2002 Stern (mit CHE)1st place
1999
 Der Spiegel1st place
1999
 Stern1st place
1999
 Stiftung Warentest (consumer’s magazine)1st place
1998
 Manager Magazin4. Platz
1997
 Manager Magazin1st place
1995 Manager Magazin1st place

 * Best placing for Reutlingen University in all categories in the print version of "DIE ZEIT Der Studienführer (study guide)"