TU Kaiserslautern FIRST-RANKED 11 times in the International Student Barometer 2016

The International Student Barometer (ISB) 2016 is a global benchmarking tool which ranks the best universities on the basis of the rating of their own students. Among 196 universities which were rated by 159,959 students worldwide TU KL is first-ranked in 11 categories of the whole student-life-cycle. TU Kaiserslautern thus outperformed all participating international universities in the following categories:

SUPPORT SERVICES & its subcategories:

  • Department of International Affairs
  • Student Advisory
  • IT Support
  • Welcome Centre
  • Student Secretariat/Administration

ARRIVAL & its subcategories:

  • Registration
  • Admission Office

LIVING & its subcategories:

  • Living Cost
  • Accomodation Quality
  • Eco-friendly attitude
  • Visa Advice


  • 50 times TU KL reached a TOP 10 ranking position, from which 26 TOP 3-positions!
  • TU KL was ranked second in comparison to all 196 participating universities regarding the category "Overall Satisfaction"!