Durban University of Technology: Rankings

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The Durban University of Technology ranked 15th in South Africa and 2533rd in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 11 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Durban University of Technology is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 3,257 publications and 33,689 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of notable alumni.

RankRanking
#2533 of 14,160In the World
#43 of 1,103In Africa
#15 of 26In South Africa
#2 of 3In Durban
#407 of 1,137For Renewable Energy Engineering
#428 of 1,016For Biochemical Engineering
#515 of 1,039For Biotechnology
#4953 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#3281 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 8 other topics

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Engineering

The Durban University of Technology ranked 14th for Engineering in South Africa and 1830th in the World with 717 publications made and 9,927 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Renewable Energy Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Telecommunications.

RankRanking
#14 of 23In South Africa
#46 of 235In Africa
#1830 of 4,716In the World

Durban University of Technology
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200110
200210
200300
200400
200510
200610
200753
200857
200965
20101614
201131213
20121725
201330173
201442132
201548166
201659274
2017100299
201889289
201994154
2020100153

Chemistry

The Durban University of Technology ranked 15th for Chemistry in South Africa and 1926th in the World with 678 publications made and 11,342 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Radiochemistry, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#15 of 24In South Africa
#52 of 235In Africa
#1926 of 4,409In the World

Durban University of Technology
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200110
200200
200300
200400
200500
200610
2007510
200869
20091843
20102231
20112092
20122172
201326190
201438176
201555236
201657277
2017101380
201864273
201987280
202094182

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The Durban University of Technology ranked 19th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in South Africa and 2018th in the World with 638 publications made and 5,589 citations received. Main research topics: Political Science, Sociology, Education Majors, Demography, Communications and Public Relations.

RankRanking
#19 of 24In South Africa
#64 of 267In Africa
#2018 of 5,152In the World

Durban University of Technology
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200621
200792
200894
2009138
20101219
20112030
2012228
20133830
20146733
201559137
201666600
20176343
20185532
20199559
202076150
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Social Work1425755
Education Majors1822903
Criminology and Criminal Justice1529919
Military science1322985
Communications and Public Relations18421161
Political Science19491453
Sociology19471602
Demography201142344

Medicine

The Durban University of Technology ranked 19th for Medicine in South Africa and 2143rd in the World with 560 publications made and 6,612 citations received. Main research topics: Health Science, Public Health, Healthcare Management (MHA), Nursing, Social Work.

RankRanking
#19 of 24In South Africa
#97 of 262In Africa
#2143 of 4,839In the World

Durban University of Technology
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200624
200741
200865
20091134
20101524
20112337
20123131
201334102
20145947
20155073
201656511
20174956
201855140
20196096
202065158
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Social Work1425755
Optometry1465914
Nursing1645988
Healthcare Management (MHA)16601139
Health Science15501342
Public Health20991425

Biology

The Durban University of Technology ranked 17th for Biology in South Africa and 2000th in the World with 471 publications made and 9,688 citations received. Main research topics: Nutrition and Food Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology.

RankRanking
#17 of 24In South Africa
#78 of 264In Africa
#2000 of 4,578In the World

Durban University of Technology
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200627
2007510
200822
20091226
20101241
201113106
20121547
201323189
201430104
201536176
201654239
201775365
201858282
201945152
20205168
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Biotechnology916515
Nutrition and Food Science838828
Biochemistry12401611

Physics

The Durban University of Technology ranked 15th for Physics in South Africa and 2183rd in the World with 468 publications made and 5,086 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Theoretical Physics.

RankRanking
#15 of 22In South Africa
#60 of 183In Africa
#2183 of 4,160In the World

Durban University of Technology
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200110
200200
200300
200400
200500
200600
200731
200845
200931
201083
2011630
20121119
20131419
20141669
20153195
201637173
201771222
201864238
201975249
202081308
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Theoretical Physics714816
Materials Science15702244

Business

The Durban University of Technology ranked 18th for Business in South Africa and 1805th in the World with 341 publications made and 1,686 citations received. Main research topics: Marketing, Hospitality and Hotel Management.

RankRanking
#18 of 22In South Africa
#53 of 186In Africa
#1805 of 4,080In the World

Durban University of Technology
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200623
2007318
200818
2009714
201071
20111518
20121411
20133120
20144129
20152931
20162229
20174113
20182512
20194217
2020416
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Hospitality and Hotel Management1528833
Marketing16361188

Environmental Science

The Durban University of Technology ranked 19th for Environmental Science in South Africa and 1592nd in the World with 309 publications made and 6,186 citations received. Main research topics: Environmental Management, Geography and Cartography.

RankRanking
#19 of 23In South Africa
#71 of 244In Africa
#1592 of 4,129In the World

Durban University of Technology
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199614
199700
199800
199900
200000
200115
200200
200300
200400
200500
200611
200724
200812
200939
20101816
201114133
2012815
201322139
20142589
20153289
20162890
201741189
201830139
20192841
202035169
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Environmental Management1431897
Geography and Cartography211252232

Computer Science

The Durban University of Technology ranked 16th for Computer Science in South Africa and 2671st in the World with 262 publications made and 995 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications.

RankRanking
#16 of 22In South Africa
#70 of 163In Africa
#2671 of 4,494In the World

Durban University of Technology
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200751
200820
2009914
201091
2011207
2012134
2013197
2014176
20151718
20161411
20172418
20183092
20192817
20203140
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Telecommunications1123974
Artificial Intelligence (AI)14782727

Psychology

The Durban University of Technology ranked 19th for Psychology in South Africa and 2173rd in the World with 209 publications made and 1,117 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Social Work.

RankRanking
#19 of 23In South Africa
#53 of 118In Africa
#2173 of 3,753In the World

Durban University of Technology
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200621
200741
200853
200943
201063
20111413
201272
2013104
20143320
20152279
20162316
20172114
2018159
2019207
20201512
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Social Work1425755
Education Majors1822903

Economics

The Durban University of Technology ranked 20th for Economics in South Africa and 1807th in the World with 196 publications made and 889 citations received. Main research topics: Development Studies, Environmental Economics.

RankRanking
#20 of 22In South Africa
#67 of 156In Africa
#1807 of 3,117In the World

Durban University of Technology
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200710
200810
200942
201053
2011415
201251
20131012
2014178
20151123
20161740
20172718
20181614
20193120
20203220
SpecialitySouth Africa rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Environmental Economics1226981
Development Studies1958992

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Durban University of Technology

SpecialitySouth AfricaAfricaWorld Rank
Math Teachers19361310
Art & Design18532378
Mathematics19822633