University of Bayreuth: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#547 of 14,131 In the World
#215 of 2,785 In Europe
#43 of 369 In Germany
#6 of 45 In Bavaria
#1 of 2 In Bayreuth
#10 of 1,236 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
Top50% For 69 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
13,300
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis)
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment13,300
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
22,300
Citations
811,315

University of Bayreuth majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
7,478 / 313,130
Physics
5,912 / 199,716
Engineering
5,416 / 180,302
Materials Science
4,030 / 131,894
Biology
3,888 / 232,832
Environmental Science
3,808 / 262,848
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,412 / 23,674
Condensed Matter Physics
1,138 / 29,052
Geology
1,023 / 53,148
Ecology
1,004 / 80,551
Medicine
852 / 26,305
Chemical Engineering
852 / 35,538
Botany
846 / 59,568
Biochemistry
813 / 47,769
Computer Science
797 / 24,733
Business
750 / 12,233
Environmental Chemistry
650 / 51,857
Mathematics
589 / 9,431
Organic Chemistry
569 / 23,075
Nanotechnology
558 / 35,425
Atomic and Molecular physics
555 / 13,345
Inorganic Chemistry
487 / 21,216
Economics
460 / 5,133
Agricultural Science
431 / 35,383
Geography and Cartography
401 / 15,920
Political Science
382 / 1,879
Pharmacy
340 / 6,186
Optical Engineering
337 / 10,852
Hydrology and Water resources management
334 / 28,008
Sociology
315 / 5,414
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
309 / 30,022
Environmental Management
290 / 21,331
Petrology and Geochemistry
289 / 17,261
Demography
282 / 9,960
Biophysics
280 / 14,750
Quantum and Particle physics
273 / 10,010
Art & Design
237 / 2,313
Psychology
222 / 7,101
Molecular Biology
208 / 9,245
Zoology
205 / 7,254

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 324 3523
1992 375 4018
1993 385 4352
1994 433 5437
1995 432 6065
1996 550 7449
1997 485 7643
1998 547 8866
1999 479 9995
2000 570 11506
2001 612 13188
2002 593 14237
2003 534 16309
2004 653 18813
2005 607 21115
2006 708 24069
2007 769 26702
2008 860 29200
2009 946 32751
2010 963 35805
2011 932 40924
2012 1027 44138
2013 1108 49703
2014 1102 53601
2015 1145 54702
2016 1132 55650
2017 1219 59203
2018 1168 59368
2019 1185 65073
2020 1435 74206
2021 1514 83542

Tuition

Local studetns None for initial studies; additional study, 500 per semester (EUR)

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 +++
Bachelor's Degree African Languages, African Studies, American Studies, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Maintenance, Engineering, English Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Geography (Human), Germanic Studies, Health Administration, History, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Economics, International Studies, Law, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Media Studies, Metal Techniques, Music, Natural Resources, Philosophy, Physics, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Social Studies, Sports Management, Theatre, Visual Arts
Master African Languages, African Studies, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Automotive Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Central European Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Food Science, French Studies, Geography, Geography (Human), German, Germanic Studies, Government, Health Administration, Health Sciences, History, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, International Economics, Law, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanics, Media Studies, Molecular Biology, Music, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physics, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Religion, Romance Languages, Sports, Sports Management, Theatre
PhD African Studies, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Engineering, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Physics
Habilitation Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Law, Literature, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Physics

University of Bayreuth alumni

  1. Alice Weidel

    Alice Weidel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomistDiploma of Business Administrationnon-fiction writerbusiness consultant
    Biography

    Alice Elisabeth Weidel is a German politician and has been the leader of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the Bundestag since October 2017. She has been a member of the Bundestag (MdB) since the 2017 federal election during which she was the AfD's lead candidate together with Alexander Gauland. Since November 2019, she has been the deputy federal spokeswoman for her party and, since February 2020, chairwoman of the AfD state association in Baden-Württemberg.

  2. Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg

    Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the University of Bayreuth
    1992-1999 studied legal science
    Occupations
    politicianjurist
    Biography

    Karl-Theodor Maria Nikolaus Johann Jacob Philipp Franz Joseph Sylvester Buhl-Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg, known professionally as Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, is a German businessman and politician of the Christian Social Union (CSU). He served as a member of the Bundestag from 2002 to 2011, as Secretary-General of the CSU from 2008 to 2009, as Federal Minister for Economics and Technology in 2009 and as Federal Minister of Defence from 2009 to 2011.

  3. Auma Obama

    Auma Obama
    Born in
    Kenya Flag Kenya
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    screenwriterauthorwriterjournalist
    Biography

    Rita Auma Obama, is a Kenyan-British community activist, sociologist, journalist, author, and half-sister of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama. Obama serves as the executive chairwoman of Sauti Kuu Foundation (Strong Voices Foundation), a non-profit organisation that helps orphans and other young people struggling with poverty in Kenya.

  4. Damian Boeselager

    Damian Boeselager
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Enrolled in the University of Bayreuth
    Studied in 2008-2011
    Occupations
    politicianbusiness consultantjournalist
    Biography

    Damian Hieronymus Johannes Freiherr von Boeselager is a German business consultant, journalist and Volt Europa politician who has sat in the European Parliament since being elected in 2019.

General info

Alternative names UBT
Universität Bayreuth
Founded 1972
Accreditation ACQUIN
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Universitätsstrasse 30
Bayreuth, Bavaria, 95447
Germany
City population 75,000
Phone +49 (921) 550
Fax +49 (921) 55 5290

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