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The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 61st in Germany, 1036th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 118 research topics. The Hamburg University of Technology ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 13,588 academic publications and 255,799 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 4 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#1036 of 14,131 In the World
#390 of 2,785 In Europe
#61 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 18 In Hamburg State
#2 of 18 In Hamburg City
#81 of 1,014 For Product and Industrial Design
#98 of 1,004 For Marine Engineering
#169 of 1,036 For Aviation
#3276 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#903 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 115 other topics

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Engineering rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 47th for Engineering in Germany and 653rd in the World with 10,450 publications made and 193,555 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#47 of 167 In Germany
#233 of 1,442 In Europe
#653 of 6,555 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 91 297
1991 87 400
1992 117 509
1993 79 581
1994 119 614
1995 107 749
1996 135 736
1997 146 785
1998 116 876
1999 161 1026
2000 135 1064
2001 180 1242
2002 141 1362
2003 188 1545
2004 206 1939
2005 297 2517
2006 301 2792
2007 254 3351
2008 275 3797
2009 297 4389
2010 343 5085
2011 376 6071
2012 417 6800
2013 409 7710
2014 459 8502
2015 467 9612
2016 481 10117
2017 490 11442
2018 524 12536
2019 538 14109
2020 629 16912
2021 712 22448
2022 607 21799

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

Physics rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 52nd for Physics in Germany and 721st in the World with 8,988 publications made and 171,789 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#52 of 166 In Germany
#268 of 1,434 In Europe
#721 of 6,484 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 87 289
1991 80 396
1992 111 486
1993 78 549
1994 111 614
1995 98 723
1996 129 711
1997 139 772
1998 113 837
1999 152 996
2000 122 1011
2001 164 1139
2002 117 1293
2003 165 1469
2004 172 1784
2005 244 2253
2006 253 2577
2007 213 3027
2008 245 3433
2009 237 3917
2010 308 4494
2011 313 5470
2012 340 6055
2013 355 6890
2014 413 7598
2015 383 8398
2016 407 9014
2017 409 10176
2018 443 11161
2019 472 12643
2020 512 14960
2021 594 19908
2022 494 19342

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

Physics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Materials Science 43 187 519
Nanotechnology 46 191 569
Applied/Engineering Physics 55 273 725
Acoustical Engineering 53 277 731
Quantum and Particle physics 55 289 764
Optical Engineering 56 290 774
Astrobiology 51 302 799
Condensed Matter Physics 62 344 999
Astrophysics and Astronomy 63 384 1014
Nuclear Physics 67 383 1096
Theoretical Physics 63 415 1149
Atomic and Molecular physics 67 438 1278
Biophysics 62 466 1491

Chemistry rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 55th for Chemistry in Germany and 871st in the World with 8,014 publications made and 176,251 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Chemistry ranking Location
#55 of 163 In Germany
#303 of 1,389 In Europe
#871 of 6,327 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 90 304
1991 80 414
1992 109 538
1993 82 592
1994 121 660
1995 100 808
1996 118 788
1997 141 841
1998 114 892
1999 148 1094
2000 123 1127
2001 158 1343
2002 124 1435
2003 157 1546
2004 154 1981
2005 227 2466
2006 225 2749
2007 180 3249
2008 213 3631
2009 223 4140
2010 262 4807
2011 274 5772
2012 287 6370
2013 321 7168
2014 351 7803
2015 320 8677
2016 347 9280
2017 356 10362
2018 374 11069
2019 384 12401
2020 453 14439
2021 500 18875
2022 405 18061

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

Chemistry subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Biochemical Engineering 10 82 188
Materials Science 43 187 519
Chemical Engineering 35 172 538
Nanotechnology 46 191 569
Environmental Chemistry 51 262 693
Physical chemistry 49 243 698
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 51 273 719
Organic Chemistry 52 276 789
Petrology and Geochemistry 46 312 848
Nutrition and Food Science 43 303 942
Computational Chemistry 59 363 1001
Radiochemistry 53 325 1239
Inorganic Chemistry 62 390 1310
Biochemistry 63 420 1369

Environmental Science rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 52nd for Environmental Science in Germany and 916th in the World with 6,022 publications made and 118,156 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Oceanography.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#52 of 168 In Germany
#326 of 1,449 In Europe
#916 of 6,683 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 53 178
1991 47 201
1992 68 271
1993 49 333
1994 67 369
1995 75 497
1996 79 466
1997 99 536
1998 63 575
1999 93 666
2000 88 769
2001 105 861
2002 94 896
2003 95 1084
2004 114 1231
2005 165 1525
2006 161 1738
2007 160 2206
2008 158 2453
2009 175 2673
2010 193 3121
2011 228 3733
2012 241 4134
2013 233 4826
2014 263 5227
2015 262 6079
2016 262 6319
2017 285 7055
2018 266 7649
2019 310 9004
2020 354 11379
2021 429 16149
2022 374 16362

The following table provides academic rankings for The Hamburg University of Technology in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Environmental Engineering 7 97 328
Environmental Management 12 132 402
Geotechnical Engineering 24 162 513
Oceanography 43 230 629
Earth science and Geophysics 38 244 683
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 46 253 693
Environmental Chemistry 51 262 693
Geology 52 293 809
Petrology and Geochemistry 46 312 848
Paleontology 54 313 895
Geography and Cartography 56 370 985
Ecology 54 352 1001
Agricultural Science 50 346 1127
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 62 475 1793

Computer Science rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 55th for Computer Science in Germany and 879th in the World with 5,798 publications made and 96,176 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications, Computer Networking, Machine Learning, Computer Vision.

Computer Science ranking Location
#55 of 169 In Germany
#334 of 1,444 In Europe
#879 of 6,597 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 35 102
1991 37 114
1992 56 190
1993 38 168
1994 63 198
1995 49 237
1996 73 262
1997 69 296
1998 52 354
1999 63 400
2000 65 414
2001 79 452
2002 63 528
2003 102 634
2004 114 755
2005 168 913
2006 176 1165
2007 146 1370
2008 190 1516
2009 171 1733
2010 203 2036
2011 226 2234
2012 274 2645
2013 191 3008
2014 265 3551
2015 252 3786
2016 274 4025
2017 271 4750
2018 295 5268
2019 320 6974
2020 339 9048
2021 428 13620
2022 397 14298

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

Computer Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Robotics 29 177 529
Telecommunications 33 191 545
Computer Engineering 29 187 561
Management Information Systems 34 254 600
Computer Networking 38 217 616
Animation 47 271 712
Blockchain and Cryptography 48 258 727
Software Engineering 58 336 762
Computer Graphics 66 330 803
Computer Vision 54 299 814
Cyber Security 45 307 843
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 55 329 864
Machine Learning 48 308 878
Human-Computer Interaction 63 379 898
Library and Information science 66 392 1062
Multimedia 58 408 1101
Data Science 69 459 1192
Computational Linguistics 71 431 1288
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 62 466 1516
Cognitive Science 73 484 1598
Neuroscience 72 519 1692

Biology rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 60th for Biology in Germany and 1253rd in the World with 5,429 publications made and 128,861 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Paleontology, Genetics, Nanotechnology, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#60 of 168 In Germany
#400 of 1,428 In Europe
#1253 of 6,663 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 49 162
1991 52 216
1992 64 297
1993 45 333
1994 58 351
1995 64 491
1996 68 443
1997 91 504
1998 61 538
1999 71 687
2000 57 692
2001 95 879
2002 71 934
2003 101 1126
2004 98 1357
2005 142 1692
2006 148 1997
2007 130 2399
2008 143 2621
2009 155 3132
2010 180 3622
2011 191 4226
2012 207 4545
2013 229 5352
2014 228 5761
2015 252 6611
2016 231 6905
2017 274 7740
2018 279 8390
2019 288 9560
2020 332 11479
2021 400 16393
2022 310 15651

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

Biology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 46 191 569
Astrobiology 51 302 799
Paleontology 54 313 895
Nutrition and Food Science 43 303 942
Agricultural Science 50 346 1127
Biotechnology 52 355 1150
Biochemistry 63 420 1369
Evolutionary Biology 70 471 1388
Biophysics 62 466 1491
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 62 466 1516
Molecular Biology 65 437 1519
Genetics 64 460 1533
Botany 62 449 1602
Microbiology 58 445 1626
Neuroscience 72 519 1692
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 62 475 1793
Zoology 62 493 1854
Pharmacology 61 489 1953
Immunology 71 618 2536
Horticulture 66 621 2792

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 70th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Germany and 1217th in the World with 4,103 publications made and 68,120 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, History, Archaeology, Law.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#70 of 174 In Germany
#451 of 1,488 In Europe
#1217 of 6,939 In the World

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

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 38 65
1991 26 68
1992 39 86
1993 17 114
1994 49 102
1995 40 149
1996 55 166
1997 55 149
1998 39 190
1999 45 243
2000 60 267
2001 55 283
2002 58 341
2003 74 414
2004 77 422
2005 103 604
2006 110 717
2007 107 976
2008 116 1019
2009 111 1197
2010 134 1452
2011 165 1706
2012 181 1917
2013 151 2395
2014 225 2690
2015 188 3160
2016 197 3293
2017 193 3843
2018 193 4459
2019 190 5931
2020 232 8175
2021 303 12819
2022 294 13687

The following table provides academic rankings for The Hamburg University of Technology in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 28 263 784
Philosophy 71 403 1027
Library and Information science 66 392 1062
Archaeology 59 401 1084
History 60 415 1148
Political Science 79 454 1170
Anthropology 58 441 1257
Linguistics 69 457 1280
Law 68 467 1312
Aesthetics 66 521 1482
Education Majors 64 467 1526
Sociology 68 512 1641
Communications and Public Relations 80 582 1813
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 73 603 1904
Demography 71 603 2261

Mathematics rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 55th for Mathematics in Germany and 887th in the World with 2,798 publications made and 59,536 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#55 of 160 In Germany
#331 of 1,363 In Europe
#887 of 6,132 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 7 32
1991 18 40
1992 24 63
1993 17 65
1994 26 73
1995 20 109
1996 41 127
1997 27 137
1998 25 172
1999 39 222
2000 28 175
2001 35 221
2002 29 271
2003 42 300
2004 65 381
2005 77 397
2006 83 519
2007 84 625
2008 75 647
2009 84 823
2010 86 925
2011 123 974
2012 124 1274
2013 95 1506
2014 139 1725
2015 133 1927
2016 140 2132
2017 125 2310
2018 147 2760
2019 163 3791
2020 172 5170
2021 202 8369
2022 203 9253

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

Mathematics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Applied Mathematics 39 199 496
Blockchain and Cryptography 48 258 727
Operations Research 42 295 840
Statistics 54 333 873
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 61 389 949
Math Teachers 69 582 2295

Business rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 54th for Business in Germany and 840th in the World with 2,326 publications made and 49,049 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Marketing, Finance, Management Information Systems, Project Management.

Business ranking Location
#54 of 162 In Germany
#328 of 1,390 In Europe
#840 of 6,002 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 15 17
1991 10 12
1992 13 33
1993 8 39
1994 20 35
1995 8 38
1996 16 52
1997 20 66
1998 14 77
1999 16 86
2000 23 105
2001 28 113
2002 23 128
2003 37 169
2004 48 173
2005 62 277
2006 82 341
2007 56 447
2008 49 464
2009 70 638
2010 75 685
2011 112 830
2012 120 1090
2013 83 1281
2014 114 1576
2015 117 1890
2016 110 2036
2017 135 2373
2018 117 2867
2019 124 4042
2020 150 5728
2021 207 9421
2022 170 9775

The following table provides academic rankings for The Hamburg University of Technology in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Project Management 28 207 491
Supply Chain Management 24 172 555
Management Information Systems 34 254 600
Marketing 35 233 614
Construction Management 29 264 710
Management 46 279 744
Accounting 40 287 770
Operations Research 42 295 840
Advertising 67 404 1096
International Business 69 526 1113
International Trade 73 548 1160
Finance 65 488 1263

Art & Design rankings

The Hamburg University of Technology ranked 68th for Art & Design in Germany and 1250th in the World with 798 publications made and 10,499 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Computer Graphics, Aesthetics, Literature, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#68 of 153 In Germany
#469 of 1,295 In Europe
#1250 of 5,426 In the World

Hamburg University of Technology
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 8 17
1991 6 17
1992 11 20
1993 4 25
1994 7 25
1995 4 35
1996 12 48
1997 10 53
1998 9 50
1999 9 50
2000 12 54
2001 10 48
2002 6 58
2003 15 101
2004 16 100
2005 24 119
2006 19 133
2007 14 143
2008 22 184
2009 29 244
2010 37 266
2011 30 284
2012 31 415
2013 27 439
2014 40 543
2015 33 565
2016 31 632
2017 26 692
2018 55 804
2019 40 1145
2020 46 1447
2021 51 2197
2022 61 2374

The following table provides academic rankings for The Hamburg University of Technology in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Architecture 43 267 616
Animation 47 271 712
Computer Graphics 66 330 803
Fashion Design 58 397 1013
Multimedia 58 408 1101
Aesthetics 66 521 1482
Literature 79 652 2115

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the Hamburg University of Technology

Speciality Germany Europe World Rank
Orthodontics 50 275 757
Dentistry 51 305 905
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 84 335 921
Environmental Economics 45 396 1025
Ophthalmology 54 363 1108
Anatomy and Physiology 59 373 1154
Economics 62 458 1194
Surgery 51 368 1202
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 58 402 1240
Physical Therapy 60 445 1338
Development Studies 59 438 1348
Social Psychology 72 473 1431
Child Psychology 70 467 1499
Sports Medicine 64 509 1563
Psychology 70 502 1608
Medicine 66 484 1635
Cardiology 63 559 1889
Pathology 66 542 1959
Public Health 72 638 2435
Psychiatry 80 651 2470