University of Innsbruck
Region: Western Europe
Country/Region: Austria
Found Year: 1669
Address: Innrain 52
Introduction

Considered to be the third oldest university in Austria, the University of Innsbruck was founded in 1669, with roots dating back even earlier, to 1562 when a Jesuit college was established. Today, the university comprises 16 faculties (its most recent, the Faculty of Teacher Education, opened in 2012), six interdisciplinary research areas, four interdisciplinary research platforms, and more than 40 research centers to facilitate networking and collaboration between different disciplines. Physics, Mountain Regions, Cultural Encounters – Cultural Conflicts, Scientific Computing and Molecular Biosciences are cited as being among its research priorities Approximately 28,000 students are enrolled. The University’s main mandate is to focus on research and development, teaching and continuing professional education and training. In all these fields its regional status is to be deepened and its high ranking in the European academic area is to be guaranteed. Courses are taught primarily in German, with a growing number of courses in English The university is located in the Alps, bridging German and Romance speaking regions. In order to promote international exchange in research and teaching, the university collaborates with numerous international research and education institutions.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
201-300
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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151-200
2017
201-300
2018
201-300
2019
201-300
2020
201-300
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Atmospheric Science
51-75
Hospitality & Tourism Management
51-75
Physics
101-150
Earth Sciences
151-200
Geography
151-200
Ecology
151-200
Water Resources
151-200
Agricultural Sciences
151-200
Key Statistics
13442
Total Enrollment
5606(41.7%)
International Students
6812
Undergraduate Enrollment
2851(41.9%)
International Students
6630
Graduate Enrollment
2755(41.6%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Anglistics and American Studies
Archeology
Architecture
Art History
Atmospheric Sciences
Biology
Catholic Religious Education
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Classical and Orientalia
Computer Science
Earth Sciences
Education
French
Geography
German Studies
Health and Sports Performance
History
Italian
Linguistics
Mechatronics
Musicology
Philosophy
Philosophy At the Catholic Theological Faculty
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Slavic
Sociology
Spanish
Sports Management
Technical Mathematics
Translation Studies
Graduate Programs
Accounting, Auditing and Taxation
Ancient History and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
Anglistics and American Studies
Applied Economics - Applied Economics
Archeology
Architecture
Art History
Atmospheric Sciences
Banking and Finance
Botany
Business Education
Catholic Religious Education
Chemistry
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Climate Change in Mountain Regions and Cryosphere (2)
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Domotronik
Earth Sciences
Ecology and Biodiversity
Education and Science Education
Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program in Astrophysics
European Ethnology
European Master in Classical Cultures
European Politics and Society
European Youth Studies (2)
French
Gender, Culture and Social Change
Geography: Global Change - Regional Sustainability
German Studies
History
Information System (Economic Computer Science)
Italian
Latin (2)
Liberal Studies
Linguistic and Literary Varieties in the Francophone World / Variétés Linguistiques Littéraires Et Dans Le Monde Francophone (Master Conjoint / Double Degree)
Linguistics
Materials and Nanoscience
Media
Media, Communication and European Public (2)
Microbiology
Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology
Musicology
NONE
Organization Studies
Philosophy
Philosophy At the Catholic Theological Faculty
Physics
Psychology
Slavic
Social and Political Theory
Spanish
Sport and Exercise Science
Strategic Management (Strategic Management)
Technical Mathematics
Translation Studies
Zoology