Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#619 of 14,131 In the World
#245 of 2,785 In Europe
#45 of 369 In Germany
#2 of 9 In Saxony-Anhalt
#1 of 2 In Magdeburg
#65 of 1,090 For Forensic Science
Top50% For 108 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
14,427
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Acceptance rate
44%*

* The Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment14,427
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio5:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
27,928
Citations
756,328

Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
7,518 / 277,389
Engineering
5,978 / 87,871
Computer Science
5,316 / 188,164
Biology
5,260 / 268,909
Chemistry
4,175 / 82,010
Physics
3,858 / 60,965
Materials Science
2,877 / 38,581
Psychology
2,523 / 143,203
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,559 / 27,960
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,455 / 42,540
Neuroscience
1,427 / 94,051
Oncology and Cancer research
1,007 / 45,791
Mathematics
967 / 23,459
Business
904 / 26,007
Surgery
850 / 39,682
Pathology
784 / 34,643
Immunology
698 / 39,756
Demography
689 / 25,702
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
632 / 5,886
Computer Vision
604 / 10,893
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
560 / 33,680
Art & Design
553 / 9,288
Automation and Control engineering
542 / 7,704
Biochemistry
522 / 25,968
Molecular Biology
521 / 28,832
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
513 / 11,468
Cognitive Science
470 / 28,686
Economics
446 / 12,739
Chemical Engineering
440 / 4,856
Health Science
401 / 13,450
Systems Engineering
391 / 4,714
Optical Engineering
372 / 7,474
Environmental Science
348 / 8,233
Computational Linguistics
335 / 7,790
Electronic Engineering
331 / 3,560
Condensed Matter Physics
323 / 6,205
Audiology
322 / 13,713
Machine Learning
318 / 8,078
Applied Mathematics
306 / 4,982
Physical Therapy
302 / 13,588

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 1
1992 4 3
1993 25 14
1994 122 39
1995 206 213
1996 289 460
1997 481 1327
1998 605 2381
1999 639 3635
2000 732 5561
2001 744 7044
2002 831 9128
2003 923 12183
2004 1006 14660
2005 1038 18219
2006 1160 22249
2007 1221 24632
2008 1371 28727
2009 1391 32540
2010 1451 35726
2011 1412 40060
2012 1559 44353
2013 1559 49181
2014 1685 52913
2015 1642 54049
2016 1725 56119
2017 1761 59897
2018 1821 58251
2019 2000 69892
2020 2045 83103
2021 2084 97344

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $500$500
International students $500$500

The Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics +++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++

Notable alumni

  1. Rumiana Jeleva

    Rumiana Jeleva
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Rumiana Ruseva Jeleva was Bulgaria's minister of foreign affairs (July 2009 – January 2010), the third woman to hold this office after Irina Bokova and Nadezhda Mihailova. Jeleva was a key figure in the "GERB" political party which won the 2009 parliamentary elections. From 2007 to 2009 she served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and headed the Bulgarian delegation in the EPP Group. She was nominated by Prime Minister Boyko Borisov as Commissioner in the "Barroso II Commission" and was affiliated with the European People's Party (EPP). However, an article in the German newspaper Die Welt accused her husband of links with the Russian mafia.

  2. Hermann Winkler

    Hermann Winkler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hermann Julian Winkler is a German politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Germany from 2009 until 2019. He is a member of the Christian Democratic Union, part of the European People's Party. From 2004 to 2007 he was Cabinet Minister and Head of the State Chancellery of Saxony.

  3. Axel Ockenfels

    Axel Ockenfels
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Axel Ockenfels is a German economist. He is professor of economics at the University of Cologne. He also is Director of the Cologne Laboratory of Economic Research, Speaker of the "University of Cologne Excellence Center for Social and Economic Behavior " (C-SEB), and Coordinator of the DFG research unit "Design & Behavior".

  4. Andreas Gal

    Andreas Gal
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in the Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg
    1995-2000 graduated with master's degree in computer science
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Andreas Gal is former chief technology officer at Mozilla. He is most notable for his work on several open source projects and Mozilla technologies.

  5. Jürgen Jasperneite

    Jürgen Jasperneite
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    engineeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jürgen Jasperneite is a German Engineer and Professor for Computer networks at the OWL University (TH OWL) in Lemgo, North Rhine-Westphalia. Here he is the founding director of the Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo and a board member of the University Institute Industrial IT (inIT).

  6. Kristian Ronneburg

    Kristian Ronneburg
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kristian Ronneburg is a German politician, currently serving as Member of the Abgeordnetenhaus of Berlin since 22 October 2016 representing the Marzahn-Hellersdorf 6 constituency for The Left.

General info

Alternative names OvGU
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Founded 1993
Accreditation Kultusministerium des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt
Motto Jetzt aber OvGU!
Now it`s time for OvGU!
Colors claret
Academic structure Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Process and Systems Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Faculty of Computer Science
Faculty of Mathematics
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)
Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)

Location and Contacts

Address Universitatsplatz 2
Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt, 39106
Germany
City population 236,000
Phone +49 (391) 67 01
Fax +49 (391) 67 11132

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