Universities in Germany offer plenty of choice, including some of the most prestigious institutions in Western Europe. Germany’s highest ranked university in the QS World University Rankings® 2015/16 is Technische Universität München (ranked 60th in the world), followed by Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (66th) and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (75th). Beyond that, every major German city you can think of has at least one university ranked among the world’s best. A total of 16 German universities make the world’s top 250, and 35 are included within the world’s top 500. This establishes Germany well within the world’s higher education elite.