Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz among the top 100 most innovative universities in the world

Only seven German universities listed in the top 100 of the World's Most Innovative Universities ranking

10 October 2017

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) achieves very good results in the international Reuters Top 100 – The World's Most Innovative Universities 2017 ranking. This is the first time that Mainz University is listed among the world's 100 most innovative universities with a good 91st place in the ranking. All in all, only seven German universities managed to claim a position in the top 100 of this ranking.

The Reuters Top 100 – World's Most Innovative Universities is a university ranking published by Thomson Reuters media group and aimed at identifying the 100 most innovative universities in the world from a pool of 600 research institutes. Rankings are based in particular on the universities' patent filings and their rate of success. JGU is especially well represented in the field of Pharmaceuticals & Biotech, hence its inclusion in the top 100.