Chalmers University of Technology: Statistics

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#314 of 14,131 In the World
#118 of 2,785 In Europe
#8 of 39 In Sweden
#2 of 2 In Gothenburg
#14 of 1,014 For Product and Industrial Design
Top100 For 23 other topics
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Acceptance rate
79%
Enrollment
10,912
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Private
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.chalmers.se
Languages
Swedish;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate79%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate or foreign equivalent.
Academic CalendarAugust to June
Enrollment10,912

We've calculated the 79% acceptance rate for Chalmers University of Technology based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Chalmers University of Technology is a world-class research university with 61,939 scientific papers published and 1,485,480 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Computer Science, Materials Science, Biology, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Publications
61,939
Citations
1,485,480

Chalmers University of Technology majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
48,480 / 1,152,955
Physics
45,275 / 1,087,821
Chemistry
37,551 / 1,020,149
Quantum and Particle physics
35,670 / 853,053
Computer Science
27,438 / 585,818
Materials Science
27,410 / 702,291
Biology
25,907 / 737,134
Environmental Science
25,199 / 625,315
Organic Chemistry
22,630 / 662,953
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
17,038 / 336,926
Optical Engineering
15,654 / 355,562
Electrical Engineering
15,462 / 321,019
Geology
13,284 / 325,054
Mathematics
13,030 / 260,695
Geography and Cartography
12,328 / 281,079
Biochemistry
11,685 / 410,539
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10,266 / 191,528
Statistics
10,212 / 207,668
Telecommunications
10,190 / 182,042
Metallurgical Engineering
10,059 / 262,039
Business
9,768 / 193,958
Medicine
9,381 / 247,703
Ecology
9,296 / 264,832
Mechanical Engineering
9,043 / 169,042
Physical chemistry
8,538 / 254,543
Philosophy
8,306 / 148,205
Genetics
7,939 / 267,412
Chemical Engineering
7,548 / 232,335
Nanotechnology
7,222 / 211,921
Computer Networking
7,020 / 126,309
Astrophysics and Astronomy
6,942 / 165,840
Nuclear Physics
6,519 / 167,126
Aerospace Engineering
6,504 / 131,931
Political Science
6,308 / 121,798
Paleontology
6,105 / 162,200
Law
6,035 / 119,108
Psychology
6,034 / 130,218
Condensed Matter Physics
5,939 / 155,128
Management
5,904 / 112,995
Computer Vision
5,703 / 107,381

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 451 4171
1991 559 4890
1992 586 5429
1993 667 5775
1994 695 5996
1995 767 7096
1996 834 7502
1997 865 8112
1998 945 9461
1999 1042 10469
2000 1153 11795
2001 1145 13580
2002 1214 14998
2003 1319 17049
2004 1339 20090
2005 1307 24332
2006 1392 26929
2007 1425 29537
2008 1492 32909
2009 1545 36351
2010 1802 40458
2011 1844 46620
2012 2101 51950
2013 2432 58267
2014 2647 63682
2015 2647 69304
2016 2685 72039
2017 2904 81653
2018 2928 88912
2019 3191 103408
2020 3352 120276
2021 3640 151558
2022 2672 140492
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns 70,000-95,000 per term (SEK 280.000-380.000 total programme fee, four terms) for students with citizenship in a country outside the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. Single subject courses cost SEK 2,600-3,500 per credit. (SEK)

The Chalmers University of Technology has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Chalmers University of Technology.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor) / Konstnärlig kandidatexamen (Degree of Bachelor in Fine Arts) Architecture, Transport Management
Yrkesexamen (First cycle professional qualification) Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Management, Production Engineering
Masterexamen (Degree of Master) / Konstnärlig masterexamen (Degree of Master in Fine Arts) Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Data Processing, Ecology, Economics, Educational Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Design, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Leadership, Management, Marine Transport, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Physical Engineering, Physics, Power Engineering, Production Engineering, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Town Planning
Yrkesexamen (Second cycle professional qualification) Architecture, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Physics
Licentiatexamen Engineering
Doktorsexamen Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Astronomy and Space Science, Automotive Engineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Design, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Marine Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Technology, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Engineering

Chalmers University of Technology alumni

  1. PewDiePie

    PewDiePie
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1989-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    gamerJapan Enthusiasttelevision producerInternet celebrityYouTuber
    Biography

    Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known as PewDiePie, is a Swedish YouTuber known for his Let's Play videos and comedic formatted videos and shows. Kjellberg's popularity on YouTube and extensive media coverage have made him one of the most noted online personalities and content creators. He has been portrayed in the media as a figurehead for YouTube, especially in the genre of gaming.

  2. Linn Berggren

    Linn Berggren
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Malin Sofia Katarina Berggren is a Swedish singer-songwriter, best known as a former member of the pop music band Ace of Base. Having been interested and involved in music since her childhood, she formed the band in 1987, along with her sister Jenny, her brother Jonas and their friend Ulf Ekberg. Before forming Ace of Base, Malin sang in her church's choir. She was born in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  3. Gustaf Dalén

    Gustaf Dalén
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1869-1937 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    industrialistengineerinventorbusiness executivechemist
    Biography

    Nils Gustaf Dalén was a Swedish Nobel laureate and industrialist, engineer, inventor and long-term CEO of the AGA company and inventor of the AGA cooker and the Dalén light. In 1912 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his "invention of automatic regulators for use in conjunction with gas accumulators for illuminating lighthouses and buoys".

  4. Gert Wingårdh

    Gert Wingårdh
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Gert Wingårdh is a Swedish architect whose company, Wingårdh arkitektkontor, maintains an international practice.

All 54 notable alumni

Chalmers University of Technology faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Architecture and Civil Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering
Department/Division : Biology and Biological Engineering Bioengineering, Biology
Department/Division : Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering, Chemistry
Department/Division : Communication and Learning in Science Mass Communication, Modern Languages
Department/Division : Computer Science and Engineering Computer Engineering, Computer Science
Department/Division : Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering
Department/Division : Industrial and Materials Science Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering
Department/Division : Mathematical Sciences Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science
Department/Division : Mechanics and Maritime Sciences Marine Engineering, Marine Transport, Mechanical Engineering
Department/Division : Microtechnology and Nanoscience Nanotechnology, Technology
Department/Division : Physics Physics
Department/Division : Space, Earth and Environment Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Astronomy and Space Science, Energy Engineering, Microwaves, Optical Technology, Physics
Department/Division : Technology Management and Economics Economics, Engineering Management, Technology
Unit : Onsala Space Observatory Astronomy and Space Science

General information

Alternative names CHALMERS
Chalmers tekniska högskola
Founded 1829
Accreditation Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ)
Motto Avancez

Location and contacts

Address Chalmersplatsen 2
Göteborg, SE-412 96 Gothenburg, SE-412 96
Sweden
City population 608,000

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