The University has a long history of welcoming students from Germany. Each year we welcome in the region of 150 students from Germany onto courses across all levels of study and have witnessed a steady increase in enrolments in recent years. Our German students study a wide range of degrees across the University, with the largest concentration of students in the humanities discipline areas.

EU students considering Manchester

Following the UK's decision to leave the European Union you may be feeling uncertain about what Brexit will mean for you. View the latest information for prospective students from the EU.

World rankings

Using different methodologies, international rankings typically compare universities from across the globe for their research performance and academic reputation.

League tableWorldEuropeUK
QS (2023) 28 9 6
Academic Ranking of World Universities (2022) 38 8 6
Times Higher Education (2023) 54= 16 8
Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings  9  2  2
Times Higher Education ‘Most International University’ rankings (2023)  29=  18  10