The southwestern German state has 9 research universities, 23 universities of applied sciences, the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University with 9 locations, 6 universities of education, and 11 universities of arts and music.
In addition, there are more than 25 state-recognized private and church universities, two federal universities, as well as the Academy of Performing Arts, the Film Academy, and the Pop Academy. To find out more, see our map or an alphabetical list.
The educational landscape in Baden-Württemberg has evolved to best fit the needs of the state’s businesses, the public administrations, the schools, hospitals, and many other entities. They provide a future-oriented education in ways that are relevant and ideally suited for the chosen career-paths of their attendees. The different kinds of educational and scientific institutions are explained in this section.
The universities in Baden-Württemberg are well-known internationally for their excellence in research and education. They place highly in international rankings, confirming the outstanding work they do.