Leibniz University of Hanover: Rankings

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The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 35th in Germany and 399th in the World 2022 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 125 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the Leibniz University of Hanover is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 26,911 publications and 660,618 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 68 notable alumni .

Rank Ranking
#399 of 14,134 In the World
#159 of 2,788 In Europe
#35 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 26 In Lower Saxony
#1 of 7 In Hannover
#14 of 1,583 For Landscape Architecture
#53 of 1,013 For Mechanical Engineering
#120 of 1,061 For Industrial Engineering
#858 of 7,351 For Alumni Impact
#215 of 14,134 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 122 other topics

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Engineering

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 15th for Engineering in Germany and 351st in the World with 8,855 publications made and 177,263 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#15 of 134 In Germany
#100 of 1,125 In Europe
#351 of 4,626 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 38 14
1992 22 7
1993 22 6
1994 39 39
1995 38 25
1996 40 57
1997 72 118
1998 81 168
1999 70 69
2000 81 202
2001 92 152
2002 114 235
2003 92 207
2004 107 162
2005 148 391
2006 171 507
2007 282 468
2008 349 570
2009 363 821
2010 477 1067
2011 405 1053
2012 460 860
2013 426 1328
2014 500 1303
2015 512 1564
2016 629 1568
2017 549 1707
2018 601 1736
2019 637 2087
2020 595 1534
2021 638 904
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Landscape Architecture 1 5 14
Mechanical Engineering 4 18 53
Industrial Engineering 9 44 120
Marine Engineering 8 69 190
Metallurgical Engineering 8 46 193
Structural Engineering 6 51 196
Remote Sensing 11 74 210
Systems Engineering 11 92 215
Technical Drawing 10 64 220
Electrical Engineering 13 73 241
Robotics 14 84 250
Petroleum Engineering 10 58 250
Electronic Engineering 12 76 251
Agricultural Engineering 8 77 252
Applied/Engineering Physics 15 83 253
Geotechnical Engineering 6 62 259
Biomedical Engineering 20 90 268
Reliability and Quality Engineering 9 81 268
Aviation 10 96 278
Biochemical Engineering 24 135 279
Aerospace Engineering 10 86 291
Construction Management 9 98 297
Computer Engineering 21 88 301
Automotive Engineering 12 99 306
Optical Engineering 24 108 309
Architecture 19 147 329
Product and Industrial Design 19 121 330
Human-Computer Interaction 26 156 333
Materials Science 19 93 357
Acoustical Engineering 17 110 367
Telecommunications 16 128 378
Chemical Engineering 17 84 382
Nanotechnology 31 130 399
Civil Engineering 9 150 413
Automation and Control engineering 13 115 425
Biotechnology 23 167 450
Nuclear Engineering 14 131 456
Transportation Engineering 15 155 456
Renewable Energy Engineering 18 160 485
Operations Research 22 187 532
Architectural Engineering 14 225 537
Computer Networking 23 154 539
Firefighting and Fire Science 13 156 540
Environmental Engineering 17 176 553
Mining Engineering 20 176 573
Engineering Management 21 235 703
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 51 294 729

Physics

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 30th for Physics in Germany and 365th in the World with 6,912 publications made and 225,222 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Theoretical Physics.

Rank Ranking
#30 of 110 In Germany
#128 of 970 In Europe
#365 of 4,083 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 19 19
1992 9 2
1993 10 5
1994 25 20
1995 30 27
1996 44 64
1997 60 101
1998 71 130
1999 56 77
2000 59 166
2001 72 184
2002 77 220
2003 67 187
2004 92 243
2005 110 419
2006 117 379
2007 200 440
2008 261 803
2009 246 855
2010 342 1158
2011 322 1256
2012 332 938
2013 362 1450
2014 356 1187
2015 424 1637
2016 466 4209
2017 458 4462
2018 497 2465
2019 523 4158
2020 538 3070
2021 549 1224
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Theoretical Physics 20 90 182
Quantum and Particle physics 30 118 242
Applied/Engineering Physics 15 83 253
Atomic and Molecular physics 35 121 261
Optical Engineering 24 108 309
Materials Science 19 93 357
Acoustical Engineering 17 110 367
Condensed Matter Physics 44 159 381
Nanotechnology 31 130 399
Astrophysics and Astronomy 26 179 440
Nuclear Physics 35 204 478
Biophysics 44 195 524
Medical Physics 45 331 924
Astrobiology 50 336 961

Chemistry

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 38th for Chemistry in Germany and 466th in the World with 6,147 publications made and 168,268 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#38 of 109 In Germany
#162 of 979 In Europe
#466 of 4,319 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 32 22
1992 17 14
1993 12 5
1994 30 23
1995 27 18
1996 42 62
1997 65 145
1998 69 177
1999 68 115
2000 74 121
2001 88 197
2002 79 145
2003 75 240
2004 74 125
2005 109 426
2006 120 481
2007 175 479
2008 225 539
2009 240 734
2010 310 1038
2011 278 1349
2012 292 921
2013 286 1142
2014 319 1043
2015 345 1381
2016 384 1065
2017 397 1530
2018 454 1678
2019 440 1661
2020 436 1335
2021 461 608
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Biochemical Engineering 24 135 279
Physical chemistry 33 134 310
Petrology and Geochemistry 24 127 319
Materials Science 19 93 357
Chemical Engineering 17 84 382
Nanotechnology 31 130 399
Inorganic Chemistry 28 143 453
Organic Chemistry 41 191 484
Environmental Chemistry 33 210 544
Pharmacy 46 206 554
Biochemistry 49 230 640
Radiochemistry 25 150 669
Computational Chemistry 51 292 720
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 51 294 729
Nutrition and Food Science 18 216 742

Biology

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 47th for Biology in Germany and 748th in the World with 2,885 publications made and 101,845 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Botany, Nanotechnology, Agricultural Science, Horticulture.

Rank Ranking
#47 of 96 In Germany
#248 of 943 In Europe
#748 of 4,497 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 23 15
1992 7 15
1993 5 2
1994 18 14
1995 9 12
1996 23 34
1997 26 42
1998 34 101
1999 35 81
2000 44 141
2001 57 102
2002 42 101
2003 51 175
2004 50 147
2005 63 232
2006 67 269
2007 94 241
2008 103 335
2009 133 509
2010 128 507
2011 143 921
2012 144 557
2013 138 792
2014 164 887
2015 168 848
2016 231 783
2017 198 939
2018 161 544
2019 161 529
2020 134 434
2021 177 230
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Horticulture 5 34 169
Agricultural Science 11 92 293
Botany 21 128 337
Nanotechnology 31 130 399
Biotechnology 23 167 450
Biophysics 44 195 524
Paleontology 33 217 566
Forestry 32 200 623
Biochemistry 49 230 640
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 36 220 671
Toxicology 33 212 706
Virology 40 220 730
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 49 286 741
Nutrition and Food Science 18 216 742
Molecular Biology 50 242 746
Genetics 52 285 800
Entomology 48 298 945
Astrobiology 50 336 961
Immunology 44 312 1016
Microbiology 52 362 1180
Oncology and Cancer research 45 343 1211

Computer Science

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 40th for Computer Science in Germany and 501st in the World with 2,809 publications made and 56,098 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Data Science, Blockchain and Cryptography, Machine Learning.

Rank Ranking
#40 of 131 In Germany
#197 of 1,053 In Europe
#501 of 4,394 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 2 1
1993 3 1
1994 3 6
1995 8 1
1996 2 7
1997 12 5
1998 15 12
1999 14 13
2000 21 28
2001 17 42
2002 28 48
2003 33 82
2004 37 106
2005 51 142
2006 66 92
2007 84 164
2008 104 214
2009 147 354
2010 159 394
2011 135 287
2012 164 322
2013 152 348
2014 166 946
2015 180 619
2016 172 296
2017 181 513
2018 170 400
2019 222 484
2020 196 504
2021 249 291
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Web Design and Development 6 27 96
Computer Vision 12 53 218
Robotics 14 84 250
Animation 22 101 291
Computer Engineering 21 88 301
Software Engineering 30 162 323
Human-Computer Interaction 26 156 333
Computer Graphics 31 118 344
Database Administration 26 124 360
Telecommunications 16 128 378
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 22 136 405
UX/UI Desgin 39 191 406
Library and Information science 16 146 431
Cyber Security 23 135 439
Blockchain and Cryptography 28 152 453
Multimedia 25 181 453
Data Science 31 203 475
Computer Networking 23 154 539
Machine Learning 34 200 546
Management Information Systems 24 230 559
Game Design and Development 42 247 597
Computational Linguistics 46 251 642
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 49 286 741
Cognitive Science 63 353 902

Environmental Science

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 27th for Environmental Science in Germany and 467th in the World with 2,588 publications made and 80,179 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Agricultural Science, Environmental Management, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Rank Ranking
#27 of 89 In Germany
#174 of 933 In Europe
#467 of 4,025 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 9 4
1992 8 8
1993 9 21
1994 11 15
1995 13 9
1996 15 13
1997 21 25
1998 30 58
1999 19 35
2000 28 32
2001 51 75
2002 38 599
2003 27 129
2004 29 92
2005 46 236
2006 49 179
2007 64 196
2008 97 326
2009 92 235
2010 115 286
2011 85 686
2012 156 399
2013 149 497
2014 164 549
2015 148 512
2016 167 418
2017 178 656
2018 154 616
2019 168 730
2020 163 396
2021 217 240
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Geotechnical Engineering 6 62 259
Agricultural Science 11 92 293
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 22 111 306
Petrology and Geochemistry 24 127 319
Geology 24 131 345
Earth science and Geophysics 22 142 355
Environmental Management 16 151 416
Geography and Cartography 15 154 456
Urban and Regional planning 16 203 473
Hydrology and Water resources management 25 172 490
Environmental Chemistry 33 210 544
Environmental Engineering 17 176 553
Paleontology 33 217 566
Mining Engineering 20 176 573
Forestry 32 200 623
Ecology 46 256 688
Oceanography 36 265 746

Business

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 17th for Business in Germany and 487th in the World with 1,400 publications made and 44,856 citations received. Main research topics: Investment Banking and Stock trading, Management Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, Project Management.

Rank Ranking
#17 of 114 In Germany
#182 of 1,014 In Europe
#487 of 4,004 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 3
1992 4 1
1993 1 0
1994 2 3
1995 3 0
1996 2 1
1997 6 110
1998 9 5
1999 5 4
2000 10 30
2001 9 68
2002 14 196
2003 29 98
2004 26 483
2005 30 49
2006 33 109
2007 49 170
2008 56 83
2009 68 258
2010 103 170
2011 61 119
2012 95 317
2013 102 231
2014 103 328
2015 68 108
2016 104 225
2017 109 131
2018 79 185
2019 66 128
2020 66 121
2021 75 84
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Tax Law 10 62 194
Advertising 2 58 255
Construction Management 9 98 297
Investment Banking and Stock trading 11 113 335
International Business 15 132 354
Entrepreneurship 14 180 376
Finance 10 124 378
Marketing 7 131 381
Risk Management 19 168 409
Actuarial Science 21 163 436
Project Management 24 194 477
International Trade 20 189 481
Operations Research 22 187 532
Management Information Systems 24 230 559
Supply Chain Management 32 214 622
Engineering Management 21 235 703
Public Policy / Administration 26 245 708
Human Resource Management 40 290 750
Entertainment Industry Business 36 284 771
Management 22 260 801
Accounting 27 291 820
Real Estate 37 314 1022

Mathematics

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 25th for Mathematics in Germany and 437th in the World with 1,294 publications made and 25,957 citations received. Main research topics: Applied Mathematics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#25 of 92 In Germany
#159 of 816 In Europe
#437 of 3,376 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 3
1992 5 2
1993 3 3
1994 4 16
1995 6 2
1996 7 19
1997 12 3
1998 11 33
1999 11 22
2000 13 12
2001 11 6
2002 15 19
2003 29 64
2004 24 210
2005 34 42
2006 35 49
2007 30 42
2008 56 93
2009 76 183
2010 76 84
2011 58 161
2012 74 317
2013 75 86
2014 50 81
2015 57 115
2016 75 78
2017 82 213
2018 68 153
2019 79 99
2020 89 186
2021 98 171
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Applied Mathematics 15 74 201
Actuarial Science 21 163 436
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 27 183 443
Blockchain and Cryptography 28 152 453
Operations Research 22 187 532
Statistics 36 207 567
Math Teachers 28 240 861

Economics

The Leibniz University of Hanover ranked 21st for Economics in Germany and 472nd in the World with 974 publications made and 17,263 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Development Studies, Actuarial Science.

Rank Ranking
#21 of 89 In Germany
#178 of 790 In Europe
#472 of 3,039 In the World

Leibniz University of Hanover
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 2
1992 2 1
1993 0 0
1994 4 16
1995 0 0
1996 2 0
1997 6 1
1998 3 3
1999 4 2
2000 7 6
2001 5 1
2002 5 11
2003 17 73
2004 18 10
2005 27 46
2006 27 45
2007 23 55
2008 44 73
2009 63 201
2010 77 109
2011 37 51
2012 70 223
2013 67 88
2014 56 98
2015 57 91
2016 76 154
2017 71 120
2018 45 77
2019 45 93
2020 44 59
2021 56 69
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Agricultural Economics 7 49 201
International Economics 19 124 294
Investment Banking and Stock trading 11 113 335
Finance 10 124 378
Actuarial Science 21 163 436
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 27 183 443
Development Studies 14 154 476
International Trade 20 189 481
International Relations and Diplomacy 33 236 671
Environmental Economics 33 302 766
Political Economy 43 319 889

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Non-core subjects for the Leibniz University of Hanover

Speciality Germany Europe World Rank
Interior Design 2 18 75
Journalism and Digital Media 7 106 324
Dentistry 32 132 396
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 13 132 426
Audiology 41 182 458
Philosophy 37 173 461
Human Rights Law 15 189 484
Radio and Television broadcasting 20 177 508
Neurosurgery 38 179 537
Art & Design 33 232 563
Graphic Design 41 225 565
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 26 222 567
Orthodontics 37 194 605
Special Education 24 220 620
Early Childhood Education 23 187 629
Law Enforcement 24 216 644
Publishing 22 247 651
Occupational Therapy 36 248 684
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 49 239 704
Plastic Surgery 39 218 709
Broadcast Journalism 27 254 732
Demography 45 273 733
Healthcare Management (MHA) 34 250 736
Political Science 42 291 751
Communications and Public Relations 28 280 773
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 41 290 778
Classics and Ancient History 32 275 782
Sociology 32 292 807
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 40 258 811
International Law 47 322 820
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 36 275 846
Surgery 39 268 851
Public Health 34 266 867
Sonography and Ultrasound 41 293 879
Law 37 289 880
History 36 309 933
Anatomy and Physiology 48 305 943
Radiation Therapy 42 296 972
Medicine 46 323 1037
Pathology 44 322 1047
Genealogy 36 352 1073
Psychology 59 399 1185
Health Science 43 360 1217
Physical Therapy 48 413 1230
Social Psychology 63 411 1293