Baden-Württemberg’s research universities are well-known for their excellent standards in research and teaching.
The nine traditional research universities are at the heart of Baden-Württemberg’s educational landscape. Each university focuses on excellence in both teaching and research. Baden-Württemberg’s research universities usually place high in international rankings. The concentration on both research and teaching has a distinct advantage: New research findings are swiftly incorporated in the lectures so that students stay up to date with the most recent development in their fields.
As a strong emphasis is placed on research, students learn important principles of scientific work such as critical thinking, problem-solving, data analysis and a variety of methodologies. With these skills, they are well prepared for a career in academia or in a business or research context.