Dresden University of Technology: Rankings

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The Dresden University of Technology ranked 17th in Germany, 213th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 177 research topics. The Dresden University of Technology ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 63,645 academic publications and 1,932,591 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 86 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#213 of 14,131 In the World
#74 of 2,785 In Europe
#17 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 19 In Saxony
#1 of 7 In Dresden
#65 of 1,061 For Industrial Engineering
#92 of 1,013 For Mechanical Engineering
#105 of 1,095 For Applied/Engineering Physics
#787 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#157 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 174 other topics

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Engineering rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 6th for Engineering in Germany and 165th in the World with 18,269 publications made and 429,454 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#6 of 134 In Germany
#37 of 1,123 In Europe
#165 of 4,624 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1991 53 7
1992 30 17
1993 34 14
1994 40 14
1995 56 35
1996 142 91
1997 153 110
1998 200 141
1999 218 257
2000 204 287
2001 240 502
2002 241 345
2003 264 503
2004 336 522
2005 393 907
2006 418 690
2007 490 1580
2008 531 1449
2009 745 1552
2010 818 2392
2011 862 2271
2012 973 2648
2013 999 2654
2014 1089 3479
2015 1101 3608
2016 1257 3625
2017 1126 4049
2018 1167 3700
2019 1250 3787
2020 1290 2834
2021 1312 906

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Industrial Engineering 4 21 65
Mechanical Engineering 8 33 92
Applied/Engineering Physics 4 26 105
Transportation Engineering 1 26 109
Telecommunications 4 35 115
Systems Engineering 7 53 121
Electronic Engineering 4 31 122
Electrical Engineering 3 34 122
Computer Engineering 8 33 130
Nanotechnology 5 18 130
Structural Engineering 3 33 134
Construction Management 4 53 136
Human-Computer Interaction 14 53 138
Materials Science 6 27 146
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 19 59 149
Remote Sensing 8 52 152
Biomedical Engineering 10 42 157
Architecture 8 65 163
Computer Networking 7 37 167
Product and Industrial Design 12 58 175
Metallurgical Engineering 7 41 177
Reliability and Quality Engineering 6 53 179
Automotive Engineering 7 61 179
Technical Drawing 7 49 187
Chemical Engineering 4 34 189
Agricultural Engineering 6 58 196
Landscape Architecture 10 95 208
Optical Engineering 15 75 232
Petroleum Engineering 9 54 237
Acoustical Engineering 11 65 241
Aviation 8 82 241
Operations Research 8 82 242
Mining Engineering 8 84 255
Nuclear Engineering 8 74 264
Environmental Engineering 6 86 285
Automation and Control engineering 9 73 300
Civil Engineering 4 119 316
Biotechnology 15 117 326
Geotechnical Engineering 8 88 337
Biochemical Engineering 30 166 345
Engineering Management 13 134 382
Renewable Energy Engineering 15 128 388
Aerospace Engineering 16 141 447
Marine Engineering 19 187 589
Firefighting and Fire Science 18 191 636
Robotics 45 249 696
Architectural Engineering 20 299 752

Physics rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 11th for Physics in Germany and 174th in the World with 17,109 publications made and 603,800 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Nanotechnology, Optical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#11 of 110 In Germany
#42 of 969 In Europe
#174 of 4,082 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1991 56 9
1992 40 22
1993 36 24
1994 61 39
1995 65 124
1996 168 114
1997 188 170
1998 223 239
1999 226 304
2000 212 326
2001 235 443
2002 250 549
2003 273 562
2004 319 608
2005 351 847
2006 411 952
2007 513 1387
2008 516 2130
2009 610 2123
2010 712 1978
2011 691 2282
2012 812 4862
2013 1014 5744
2014 999 5572
2015 1016 6374
2016 1157 7252
2017 973 5132
2018 1114 5749
2019 1139 4723
2020 1191 3353
2021 1204 1196

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Applied/Engineering Physics 4 26 105
Nuclear Physics 16 53 107
Condensed Matter Physics 15 46 127
Nanotechnology 5 18 130
Materials Science 6 27 146
Quantum and Particle physics 26 90 181
Atomic and Molecular physics 31 85 185
Medical Physics 10 67 202
Biophysics 26 80 227
Optical Engineering 15 75 232
Acoustical Engineering 11 65 241
Theoretical Physics 32 165 371
Astrobiology 30 170 411
Astrophysics and Astronomy 32 232 599

Chemistry rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 13th for Chemistry in Germany and 205th in the World with 14,609 publications made and 391,544 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nanotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#13 of 109 In Germany
#51 of 977 In Europe
#205 of 4,317 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1991 64 10
1992 41 18
1993 33 14
1994 49 16
1995 81 39
1996 146 103
1997 174 161
1998 186 166
1999 216 302
2000 189 279
2001 196 356
2002 218 368
2003 241 550
2004 294 478
2005 330 814
2006 362 841
2007 416 1258
2008 411 1309
2009 509 1351
2010 620 1823
2011 636 2258
2012 711 2519
2013 839 2531
2014 806 2911
2015 792 3050
2016 932 3329
2017 833 3497
2018 897 3253
2019 945 3245
2020 1024 2447
2021 1046 793

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 5 18 130
Materials Science 6 27 146
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 19 59 149
Chemical Engineering 4 34 189
Physical chemistry 24 95 222
Computational Chemistry 23 106 240
Organic Chemistry 24 99 260
Inorganic Chemistry 14 80 277
Environmental Chemistry 19 127 321
Biochemical Engineering 30 166 345
Radiochemistry 8 70 372
Nutrition and Food Science 9 135 375
Pharmacy 40 167 424
Biochemistry 40 181 466
Petrology and Geochemistry 40 277 867

Medicine rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 27th for Medicine in Germany and 309th in the World with 13,568 publications made and 515,255 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN), Surgery, Immunology, Health Science.

Medicine ranking Location
#27 of 113 In Germany
#110 of 1,018 In Europe
#309 of 4,739 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1991 6 1
1992 4 2
1993 4 2
1994 14 12
1995 30 14
1996 71 132
1997 109 218
1998 160 236
1999 168 376
2000 182 398
2001 207 468
2002 199 681
2003 231 911
2004 279 894
2005 279 838
2006 275 948
2007 409 1498
2008 400 1434
2009 466 2700
2010 569 2675
2011 513 2678
2012 609 3598
2013 709 3539
2014 859 3866
2015 765 3997
2016 906 4354
2017 905 4765
2018 832 2959
2019 917 3252
2020 1085 2871
2021 1351 1043

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 19 54 130
Ophthalmology 9 34 132
Biomedical Engineering 10 42 157
Audiology 16 56 158
Forensic Science 12 70 180
Psychiatry 7 55 180
Radiation Therapy 18 62 189
Medical Physics 10 67 202
Plastic Surgery 20 58 205
Neurosurgery 28 84 207
Dentistry 19 82 217
Dermatology 24 88 233
Oncology and Cancer research 23 76 250
Respiratory Therapy 16 85 256
Epidemiology 10 92 261
Orthodontics 22 82 263
Optometry 12 91 269
Clinical Psychology 12 77 278
Occupational Therapy 12 102 293
Cosmetology 27 98 293
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 12 91 296
Critical Care Nursing 22 118 298
Immunology 30 115 302
Sports Medicine 24 116 305
Health Science 18 109 307
Cardiology 30 123 328
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 33 100 331
Pathology 32 120 338
Anatomy and Physiology 28 121 343
Surgery 31 118 344
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 29 117 366
Urology 29 118 368
Physical Therapy 25 145 372
Public Health 8 108 373
Pediatrics 24 132 373
Anesthesiology 32 129 379
Sonography and Ultrasound 34 144 386
Healthcare Management (MHA) 12 135 403
Pharmacy 40 167 424
Virology 29 142 426
Family medicine 19 134 433
Toxicology 23 148 458
Sports / Exercise science 28 190 493
Pharmacology 32 160 513
Gerontology 13 145 516
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 26 177 542
Nursing 21 240 827
Veterinary 25 223 933

Biology rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 27th for Biology in Germany and 319th in the World with 10,269 publications made and 521,307 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Nanotechnology, Immunology, Genetics, Neuroscience.

Biology ranking Location
#27 of 96 In Germany
#115 of 942 In Europe
#319 of 4,496 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1991 6 0
1992 4 1
1993 2 1
1994 11 5
1995 19 12
1996 47 102
1997 66 195
1998 88 192
1999 100 333
2000 121 410
2001 115 428
2002 119 498
2003 193 629
2004 200 684
2005 210 1089
2006 243 1063
2007 306 1641
2008 305 1485
2009 370 2448
2010 469 2486
2011 438 2504
2012 516 3153
2013 660 4035
2014 686 3862
2015 677 5938
2016 828 4581
2017 729 4391
2018 554 3264
2019 663 3037
2020 651 2347
2021 800 5175

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 5 18 130
Forestry 9 54 200
Biophysics 26 80 227
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 19 92 248
Oncology and Cancer research 23 76 250
Neuroscience 30 107 266
Immunology 30 115 302
Genetics 30 124 311
Biotechnology 15 117 326
Nutrition and Food Science 9 135 375
Molecular Biology 32 130 391
Astrobiology 30 170 411
Virology 29 142 426
Botany 31 163 436
Toxicology 23 148 458
Biochemistry 40 181 466
Evolutionary Biology 37 190 484
Microbiology 38 187 502
Pharmacology 32 160 513
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 26 177 542
Agricultural Science 19 175 560
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 17 217 659
Animal Science 24 199 661
Horticulture 19 197 721
Zoology 45 270 788
Paleontology 41 284 825
Entomology 46 288 883

Computer Science rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 16th for Computer Science in Germany and 246th in the World with 6,520 publications made and 201,261 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Blockchain and Cryptography, Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Computer Networking.

Computer Science ranking Location
#16 of 131 In Germany
#80 of 1,051 In Europe
#246 of 4,392 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 3 0
1994 7 3
1995 8 7
1996 29 21
1997 21 20
1998 47 46
1999 40 96
2000 45 299
2001 74 115
2002 62 110
2003 74 136
2004 113 232
2005 126 367
2006 146 294
2007 147 469
2008 204 522
2009 258 668
2010 278 892
2011 293 764
2012 345 907
2013 342 1692
2014 439 1834
2015 470 2852
2016 520 2346
2017 444 1673
2018 409 1871
2019 507 1328
2020 538 1233
2021 516 4729

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Computer Science.

Computer Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Software Engineering 8 49 102
Database Administration 5 21 103
Telecommunications 4 35 115
Computer Engineering 8 33 130
Web Design and Development 11 41 134
Human-Computer Interaction 14 53 138
Blockchain and Cryptography 9 39 165
Computer Networking 7 37 167
Cyber Security 7 45 171
Computer Graphics 16 47 175
UX/UI Desgin 14 68 175
Data Science 7 67 193
Cognitive Science 18 91 223
Multimedia 9 86 231
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 19 92 248
Game Design and Development 13 91 249
Neuroscience 30 107 266
Computational Linguistics 21 103 288
Library and Information science 8 95 296
Computer Vision 20 99 314
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 21 126 372
Management Information Systems 19 192 459
Machine Learning 26 174 475
Animation 38 216 605
Information Technology 20 206 638
Robotics 45 249 696

Psychology rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 22nd for Psychology in Germany and 330th in the World with 3,273 publications made and 160,879 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#22 of 89 In Germany
#113 of 833 In Europe
#330 of 3,654 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1993 1 0
1994 2 4
1995 3 3
1996 8 12
1997 7 7
1998 11 58
1999 10 18
2000 22 274
2001 28 80
2002 22 88
2003 34 185
2004 42 203
2005 43 396
2006 41 213
2007 73 464
2008 93 552
2009 111 759
2010 148 970
2011 114 826
2012 183 1064
2013 160 1396
2014 237 1260
2015 226 1384
2016 276 1392
2017 268 1348
2018 224 1390
2019 259 1273
2020 279 890
2021 347 298

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Psychiatry 7 55 180
Cognitive Science 18 91 223
Neuroscience 30 107 266
Clinical Psychology 12 77 278
Occupational Therapy 12 102 293
Child Psychology 18 109 360
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 15 172 452
Special Education 15 178 514
Social Psychology 31 213 609
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 25 220 684
Sexology 28 262 899
Education Majors 22 326 1192

Mathematics rankings

The Dresden University of Technology ranked 17th for Mathematics in Germany and 326th in the World with 1,760 publications made and 37,723 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#17 of 92 In Germany
#114 of 816 In Europe
#326 of 3,376 In the World

Dresden University of Technology
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1991 3 1
1992 4 1
1993 3 1
1994 4 0
1995 8 10
1996 11 9
1997 9 13
1998 22 41
1999 15 6
2000 13 12
2001 27 31
2002 22 39
2003 30 58
2004 35 103
2005 23 28
2006 48 94
2007 61 106
2008 71 114
2009 86 90
2010 70 422
2011 64 87
2012 73 148
2013 82 87
2014 114 223
2015 106 963
2016 131 245
2017 125 224
2018 96 145
2019 112 135
2020 128 97
2021 117 60

The following table provides academic rankings for The Dresden University of Technology in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 9 39 165
Operations Research 8 82 242
Applied Mathematics 19 95 249
Actuarial Science 29 188 490
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 32 208 507
Statistics 32 192 521
Math Teachers 23 219 793

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Dresden University of Technology

Speciality Germany Europe World Rank
Hydrology and Water resources management 6 61 199
Graphic Design 11 66 201
Project Management 8 101 259
International Economics 16 109 266
Interior Design 7 79 266
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 20 103 293
Singing and Vocal Performance 9 104 297
Occupational Safety and Health 2 78 301
Environmental Economics 10 129 322
Supply Chain Management 13 112 349
Photography 12 129 349
History 12 119 352
Urban and Regional planning 11 160 353
Environmental Management 12 126 358
Publishing 11 134 366
Art & Design 17 145 371
Geography and Cartography 14 136 387
Earth science and Geophysics 25 155 387
Geology 27 156 404
International Business 21 157 410
Demography 23 158 430
Environmental Science 24 160 436
Ecology 28 172 439
Journalism and Digital Media 19 165 456
Philosophy 39 181 478
International Trade 19 188 480
Risk Management 26 202 491
Accounting 11 168 492
Business 19 188 499
Tax Law 36 194 526
Political Science 27 203 542
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 24 207 554
Political Economy 33 231 586
Illustration and Concept Art 18 249 591
Finance 29 218 604
Painting and Drawing 24 260 618
Sculpture 24 260 618
Entertainment Industry Business 25 234 623
Economics 31 239 624
Broadcast Journalism 23 224 634
Music 28 247 646
International Relations and Diplomacy 30 229 646
International Law 36 267 651
Media Studies 17 229 658
Communications and Public Relations 17 249 682
Art History 36 265 693
Linguistics 40 271 709
Real Estate 23 223 711
Human Resource Management 36 276 715
Public Policy / Administration 27 253 727
Investment Banking and Stock trading 40 278 746
Fashion Design 16 288 755
Entrepreneurship 36 347 758
Creative Writing 23 277 762
Genealogy 29 279 777
Classics and Ancient History 31 274 781
Oceanography 39 272 782
Law Enforcement 33 261 787
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 34 259 797
Sociology 35 297 828
Law 34 280 847
Marketing 39 330 880
Management 26 279 888
Archaeology 33 345 912
Development Studies 32 297 924
Anthropology 28 291 949