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Osnabruck University ranked 58th in Germany, 819th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 132 research topics. Osnabruck University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 17,125 academic publications and 336,550 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 8 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#819 of 14,131 In the World
#320 of 2,785 In Europe
#58 of 369 In Germany
#6 of 26 In Lower Saxony
#1 of 2 In Osnabruck
#118 of 1,038 For Cosmetology
#145 of 1,001 For Entomology
#278 of 1,033 For International Law
#2635 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#682 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 129 other topics

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Biology rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 53rd for Biology in Germany and 924th in the World with 8,133 publications made and 221,138 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Paleontology, Neuroscience, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#53 of 168 In Germany
#306 of 1,428 In Europe
#924 of 6,663 In the World

Osnabruck University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 104 840
1991 113 886
1992 104 1044
1993 108 1024
1994 111 1071
1995 133 1227
1996 117 1315
1997 140 1473
1998 158 1772
1999 172 2127
2000 163 2218
2001 175 2487
2002 135 2513
2003 151 2972
2004 166 3042
2005 190 3691
2006 175 3777
2007 229 4794
2008 228 4862
2009 268 5485
2010 276 6246
2011 289 7073
2012 309 8200
2013 323 9258
2014 327 9960
2015 303 10588
2016 310 11342
2017 319 12096
2018 311 12273
2019 331 14518
2020 405 16940
2021 449 20724
2022 371 19436

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

Biology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Entomology 15 55 145
Biophysics 32 116 313
Evolutionary Biology 44 209 525
Zoology 43 219 611
Genetics 49 262 739
Botany 47 269 782
Astrobiology 50 292 783
Neuroscience 51 293 788
Molecular Biology 54 267 792
Biochemistry 52 277 809
Paleontology 51 293 822
Nanotechnology 58 301 914
Toxicology 44 285 951
Immunology 47 311 989
Microbiology 49 329 1004
Forestry 49 311 1012
Virology 46 316 1086
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 53 343 1111
Agricultural Science 51 347 1128
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 58 397 1172
Horticulture 47 326 1187
Nutrition and Food Science 51 384 1294
Biotechnology 57 435 1513
Oncology and Cancer research 58 445 1572
Pharmacology 60 478 1886

Chemistry rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 53rd for Chemistry in Germany and 828th in the World with 8,019 publications made and 214,220 citations received. Main research topics: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Chemistry ranking Location
#53 of 163 In Germany
#288 of 1,389 In Europe
#828 of 6,327 In the World

Osnabruck University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 146 1122
1991 158 1276
1992 150 1468
1993 145 1513
1994 186 1609
1995 195 1823
1996 181 1994
1997 195 2149
1998 231 2480
1999 274 2834
2000 251 3043
2001 247 3245
2002 212 3310
2003 187 3685
2004 204 3730
2005 224 4397
2006 153 4505
2007 237 5574
2008 193 5228
2009 244 5731
2010 250 6145
2011 242 6941
2012 237 7870
2013 251 8735
2014 240 8894
2015 211 9376
2016 228 9924
2017 223 10522
2018 218 10378
2019 198 11709
2020 265 13155
2021 298 16026
2022 263 15148

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

Chemistry subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Computational Chemistry 50 234 531
Environmental Chemistry 48 254 680
Pharmacy 59 272 732
Organic Chemistry 54 279 805
Biochemistry 52 277 809
Materials Science 58 307 859
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 55 317 874
Inorganic Chemistry 56 302 909
Nanotechnology 58 301 914
Chemical Engineering 54 295 924
Physical chemistry 56 330 1001
Nutrition and Food Science 51 384 1294
Petrology and Geochemistry 63 457 1357
Radiochemistry 66 465 1972

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 54th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Germany and 726th in the World with 7,471 publications made and 115,919 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Law, Sociology, Linguistics.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#54 of 174 In Germany
#298 of 1,488 In Europe
#726 of 6,939 In the World

Osnabruck University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 41 191
1991 47 240
1992 52 267
1993 62 298
1994 66 337
1995 69 318
1996 70 336
1997 64 365
1998 81 447
1999 93 525
2000 71 546
2001 116 822
2002 90 759
2003 111 976
2004 111 1058
2005 131 1451
2006 146 1635
2007 163 2007
2008 189 2246
2009 253 2765
2010 238 3283
2011 267 3655
2012 362 4148
2013 298 4886
2014 339 5237
2015 254 5523
2016 327 5925
2017 391 6480
2018 400 7119
2019 488 8542
2020 511 10417
2021 560 12965
2022 452 11513

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

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
International Law 10 124 278
Occupational Safety and Health 9 161 555
Political Economy 29 221 569
Political Science 44 241 602
Philosophy 51 274 633
International Relations and Diplomacy 31 247 691
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 39 286 716
Linguistics 51 303 768
Early Childhood Education 34 267 821
Law 48 311 829
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 47 329 836
Sociology 48 325 875
Library and Information science 62 354 923
Public Policy / Administration 42 330 923
Anthropology 48 348 925
Education Majors 49 324 954
Archaeology 55 366 963
Criminology and Criminal Justice 36 290 966
Gender Studies 37 311 975
History 57 378 1012
Aesthetics 56 392 1028
Demography 51 359 1031
Classics and Ancient History 52 385 1054
Communications and Public Relations 45 377 1077
Journalism and Digital Media 50 378 1086

Physics rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 60th for Physics in Germany and 873rd in the World with 7,380 publications made and 166,115 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy.

Physics ranking Location
#60 of 166 In Germany
#325 of 1,434 In Europe
#873 of 6,484 In the World

Osnabruck University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 126 919
1991 127 1051
1992 119 1185
1993 115 1166
1994 149 1303
1995 167 1478
1996 153 1642
1997 159 1698
1998 191 1898
1999 248 2173
2000 220 2357
2001 248 2548
2002 185 2454
2003 183 2857
2004 203 2922
2005 215 3493
2006 162 3596
2007 220 4381
2008 174 4276
2009 227 4504
2010 247 5081
2011 224 5570
2012 244 6207
2013 222 6990
2014 218 6991
2015 198 7460
2016 214 7675
2017 214 7976
2018 204 8028
2019 207 8884
2020 264 10148
2021 304 12015
2022 243 10344

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

Physics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Biophysics 32 116 313
Atomic and Molecular physics 48 170 390
Condensed Matter Physics 47 160 395
Nuclear Physics 53 249 605
Optical Engineering 49 256 684
Theoretical Physics 54 286 687
Acoustical Engineering 55 293 770
Astrobiology 50 292 783
Quantum and Particle physics 58 316 821
Applied/Engineering Physics 58 302 821
Astrophysics and Astronomy 54 319 845
Materials Science 58 307 859
Nanotechnology 58 301 914

Engineering rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 59th for Engineering in Germany and 905th in the World with 7,336 publications made and 164,212 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#59 of 167 In Germany
#319 of 1,442 In Europe
#905 of 6,555 In the World

Osnabruck University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 120 765
1991 117 878
1992 109 1027
1993 110 1053
1994 145 1179
1995 167 1330
1996 156 1482
1997 154 1514
1998 192 1756
1999 244 1896
2000 198 2062
2001 236 2469
2002 184 2281
2003 173 2686
2004 179 2698
2005 208 3306
2006 147 3400
2007 203 4162
2008 181 4121
2009 222 4478
2010 231 5050
2011 249 5604
2012 265 6430
2013 245 7350
2014 226 7282
2015 216 7803
2016 241 7924
2017 239 8498
2018 209 8400
2019 235 9545
2020 265 10938
2021 313 13201
2022 286 11507

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

Engineering subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Robotics 24 122 384
Operations Research 28 174 501
Optical Engineering 49 256 684
Human-Computer Interaction 48 294 690
Remote Sensing 44 286 768
Acoustical Engineering 55 293 770
Applied/Engineering Physics 58 302 821
Materials Science 58 307 859
Computer Networking 52 308 869
Architecture 55 370 874
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 55 317 874
Nanotechnology 58 301 914
Chemical Engineering 54 295 924
Electronic Engineering 53 314 934
Systems Engineering 67 391 976
Environmental Engineering 46 323 982
Electrical Engineering 59 347 1005
Telecommunications 59 353 1011
Metallurgical Engineering 62 351 1039
Aerospace Engineering 64 393 1057
Mechanical Engineering 63 407 1125
Civil Engineering 62 421 1231
Structural Engineering 67 438 1297
Geotechnical Engineering 59 422 1381
Computer Engineering 64 450 1406
Biotechnology 57 435 1513

Environmental Science rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 54th for Environmental Science in Germany and 938th in the World with 5,619 publications made and 136,225 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Environmental Chemistry.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#54 of 168 In Germany
#336 of 1,449 In Europe
#938 of 6,683 In the World

Osnabruck University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 57 425
1991 69 536
1992 72 572
1993 73 633
1994 74 601
1995 84 739
1996 81 836
1997 91 857
1998 94 974
1999 120 1137
2000 103 1187
2001 125 1495
2002 102 1507
2003 96 1821
2004 109 1835
2005 134 2397
2006 91 2464
2007 153 3265
2008 170 3126
2009 204 3599
2010 178 3944
2011 212 4578
2012 216 5271
2013 204 6009
2014 237 6359
2015 186 6847
2016 222 7136
2017 218 7613
2018 233 7841
2019 267 9267
2020 325 11098
2021 334 14032
2022 263 12424

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

Environmental Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Hydrology and Water resources management 20 142 543
Environmental Chemistry 48 254 680
Paleontology 51 293 822
Oceanography 52 300 853
Ecology 50 313 858
Geology 54 302 858
Environmental Management 43 329 980
Environmental Engineering 46 323 982
Forestry 49 311 1012
Geography and Cartography 57 385 1037
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 53 343 1111
Agricultural Science 51 347 1128
Earth science and Geophysics 63 405 1250
Petrology and Geochemistry 63 457 1357
Geotechnical Engineering 59 422 1381
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 67 475 1413

Computer Science rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 59th for Computer Science in Germany and 929th in the World with 5,493 publications made and 111,009 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Cognitive Science, Computer Vision.

Computer Science ranking Location
#59 of 169 In Germany
#351 of 1,444 In Europe
#929 of 6,597 In the World

Osnabruck University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 62 339
1991 33 297
1992 46 339
1993 46 374
1994 77 398
1995 57 412
1996 62 466
1997 57 518
1998 80 683
1999 89 702
2000 77 751
2001 111 985
2002 87 961
2003 87 1241
2004 108 1313
2005 136 1707
2006 121 1869
2007 139 2400
2008 159 2562
2009 182 2805
2010 161 3422
2011 217 3700
2012 245 4208
2013 242 5049
2014 229 5244
2015 229 5694
2016 248 6081
2017 258 6530
2018 227 6773
2019 286 8079
2020 307 9537
2021 357 11667
2022 287 10329

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

Computer Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Robotics 24 122 384
Game Design and Development 36 214 481
Management Information Systems 29 223 526
UX/UI Desgin 55 267 622
Cognitive Science 45 237 631
Human-Computer Interaction 48 294 690
Computer Graphics 60 290 704
Software Engineering 56 329 750
Web Design and Development 50 292 784
Neuroscience 51 293 788
Multimedia 47 318 790
Computational Linguistics 55 318 823
Data Science 55 354 847
Computer Networking 52 308 869
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 56 333 870
Computer Vision 56 328 894
Library and Information science 62 354 923
Telecommunications 59 353 1011
Machine Learning 60 374 1103
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 58 397 1172
Cyber Security 66 458 1348
Blockchain and Cryptography 70 444 1380
Computer Engineering 64 450 1406

Medicine rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 59th for Medicine in Germany and 1144th in the World with 4,417 publications made and 103,198 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Psychiatry, Immunology, Public Health, Anatomy and Physiology.

Medicine ranking Location
#59 of 168 In Germany
#371 of 1,401 In Europe
#1144 of 6,552 In the World

Osnabruck University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 38 251
1991 38 273
1992 44 278
1993 35 310
1994 40 305
1995 51 384
1996 52 362
1997 46 382
1998 42 400
1999 80 614
2000 57 618
2001 76 734
2002 55 787
2003 72 998
2004 83 1025
2005 97 1454
2006 88 1420
2007 104 2024
2008 122 1972
2009 134 2316
2010 130 2534
2011 149 3098
2012 173 3428
2013 187 4108
2014 193 4520
2015 186 4916
2016 183 5563
2017 190 6054
2018 210 6367
2019 236 7751
2020 262 9181
2021 321 11672
2022 276 11283

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

Medicine subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Cosmetology 12 40 118
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 53 164 379
Dermatology 36 174 468
Pharmacy 59 272 732
Clinical Psychology 43 257 753
Epidemiology 40 270 779
Ophthalmology 46 291 858
Toxicology 44 285 951
Audiology 56 325 954
Immunology 47 311 989
Anatomy and Physiology 57 346 1044
Public Health 51 359 1056
Psychiatry 52 353 1079
Virology 46 316 1086
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 49 382 1238
Family medicine 43 372 1337
Pathology 56 408 1369
Nursing 57 452 1467
Health Science 49 438 1495
Oncology and Cancer research 58 445 1572
Healthcare Management (MHA) 58 485 1575
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 66 484 1576
Dentistry 70 509 1610
Orthodontics 69 518 1623
Physical Therapy 65 521 1687
Sports Medicine 67 542 1758
Surgery 64 520 1806
Pharmacology 60 478 1886

Psychology rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 52nd for Psychology in Germany and 973rd in the World with 3,208 publications made and 76,235 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Social Psychology, Psychiatry, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#52 of 168 In Germany
#333 of 1,390 In Europe
#973 of 6,353 In the World

Osnabruck University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 30 175
1991 22 143
1992 23 168
1993 16 169
1994 19 187
1995 25 239
1996 23 258
1997 30 250
1998 20 219
1999 45 318
2000 33 370
2001 55 440
2002 34 475
2003 41 554
2004 55 665
2005 81 927
2006 70 949
2007 68 1251
2008 83 1352
2009 101 1604
2010 93 1868
2011 123 2084
2012 149 2300
2013 154 2796
2014 145 3017
2015 147 3516
2016 149 3886
2017 169 4229
2018 153 4501
2019 198 5382
2020 207 6887
2021 254 8040
2022 207 7562

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

Psychology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Cognitive Science 45 237 631
Child Psychology 39 227 642
Social Psychology 45 252 686
Clinical Psychology 43 257 753
Neuroscience 51 293 788
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 47 329 836
Education Majors 49 324 954
Psychiatry 52 353 1079

Business rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 53rd for Business in Germany and 830th in the World with 2,321 publications made and 45,395 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Project Management.

Business ranking Location
#53 of 162 In Germany
#322 of 1,390 In Europe
#830 of 6,002 In the World

Osnabruck University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 11 38
1991 21 93
1992 11 40
1993 19 80
1994 23 71
1995 27 101
1996 16 93
1997 26 120
1998 23 133
1999 26 183
2000 32 179
2001 49 305
2002 38 311
2003 39 343
2004 60 429
2005 46 575
2006 55 654
2007 69 921
2008 58 954
2009 82 1164
2010 91 1399
2011 83 1480
2012 106 1702
2013 102 1958
2014 107 2150
2015 96 2248
2016 90 2225
2017 123 2603
2018 112 2654
2019 111 3306
2020 157 3865
2021 162 5121
2022 150 4383

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

Business subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Operations Research 28 174 501
Project Management 30 219 524
Management Information Systems 29 223 526
Occupational Safety and Health 9 161 555
International Trade 43 328 590
International Business 47 316 604
Management 45 271 730
Finance 49 313 766
Human Resource Management 42 308 776
Public Policy / Administration 42 330 923
Investment Banking and Stock trading 50 369 1026
Advertising 62 388 1046
Accounting 59 396 1073
Marketing 60 420 1100

Mathematics rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 62nd for Mathematics in Germany and 1100th in the World with 2,315 publications made and 45,123 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Math Teachers, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#62 of 160 In Germany
#400 of 1,363 In Europe
#1100 of 6,132 In the World

Osnabruck University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 15 63
1991 23 99
1992 18 98
1993 24 100
1994 28 115
1995 27 159
1996 29 194
1997 39 195
1998 29 253
1999 49 208
2000 43 264
2001 49 305
2002 35 361
2003 46 434
2004 59 549
2005 48 701
2006 49 746
2007 58 940
2008 59 1026
2009 69 1082
2010 57 1325
2011 80 1559
2012 91 1673
2013 97 1924
2014 78 1994
2015 88 2048
2016 103 2331
2017 104 2456
2018 97 2610
2019 118 3201
2020 134 3666
2021 155 4781
2022 135 4222

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

Mathematics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Operations Research 28 174 501
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 49 307 762
Math Teachers 42 303 977
Statistics 63 379 1023
Applied Mathematics 62 402 1070
Blockchain and Cryptography 70 444 1380

Economics rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 55th for Economics in Germany and 938th in the World with 1,623 publications made and 24,883 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, International Economics, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#55 of 156 In Germany
#362 of 1,322 In Europe
#938 of 5,789 In the World

Osnabruck University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 7 44
1991 12 85
1992 12 36
1993 15 75
1994 16 53
1995 10 53
1996 8 50
1997 26 60
1998 14 93
1999 24 104
2000 24 113
2001 35 144
2002 22 186
2003 29 190
2004 40 279
2005 31 318
2006 27 362
2007 42 505
2008 33 511
2009 56 611
2010 57 846
2011 52 836
2012 78 1065
2013 46 1197
2014 62 1272
2015 51 1364
2016 67 1432
2017 96 1590
2018 77 1714
2019 86 2171
2020 117 2635
2021 142 3501
2022 106 2975

The following table provides academic rankings for Osnabruck University in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
International Economics 38 267 456
Political Economy 29 221 569
International Trade 43 328 590
International Relations and Diplomacy 31 247 691
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 49 307 762
Finance 49 313 766
Investment Banking and Stock trading 50 369 1026
Environmental Economics 46 404 1039
Development Studies 62 460 1416

Art & Design rankings

Osnabruck University ranked 56th for Art & Design in Germany and 953rd in the World with 1,149 publications made and 15,863 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Computer Graphics, Aesthetics, Multimedia.

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
#56 of 153 In Germany
#373 of 1,295 In Europe
#953 of 5,426 In the World

Osnabruck University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 11 21
1991 13 55
1992 9 44
1993 13 99
1994 13 86
1995 15 99
1996 6 87
1997 15 77
1998 18 86
1999 16 89
2000 13 108
2001 26 227
2002 16 149
2003 17 187
2004 15 202
2005 24 279
2006 15 220
2007 24 341
2008 25 390
2009 30 374
2010 41 526
2011 39 557
2012 51 646
2013 52 775
2014 44 811
2015 45 863
2016 47 914
2017 55 901
2018 52 951
2019 68 1279
2020 73 1590
2021 99 1911
2022 78 1757

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

Art & Design subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Singing and Vocal Performance 20 148 391
Game Design and Development 36 214 481
Photography 22 220 595
UX/UI Desgin 55 267 622
Computer Graphics 60 290 704
Multimedia 47 318 790
Architecture 55 370 874
Fashion Design 56 370 926
Creative Writing 43 375 1022
Aesthetics 56 392 1028
Literature 57 398 1060