University of Bayreuth: Statistics

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#531 of 14,131 In the World
#206 of 2,785 In Europe
#44 of 369 In Germany
#6 of 45 In Bavaria
#1 of 2 In Bayreuth
#32 of 1,000 For Polymer science and Plastics engineering
Top50% For 142 other topics
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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

We've calculated the 35% acceptance rate for University of Bayreuth based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Bayreuth is a world-class research university with 31,101 scientific papers published and 817,053 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Biology, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Geology, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Publications
31,101
Citations
817,053

University of Bayreuth majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
20,111 / 633,952
Physics
18,824 / 535,338
Engineering
18,025 / 508,529
Biology
17,472 / 588,547
Environmental Science
15,387 / 510,319
Organic Chemistry
14,233 / 467,040
Quantum and Particle physics
13,102 / 354,670
Materials Science
13,087 / 385,568
Geology
9,776 / 366,840
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,268 / 179,696
Biochemistry
7,921 / 269,324
Ecology
7,482 / 305,713
Computer Science
7,072 / 150,608
Geography and Cartography
6,523 / 198,729
Paleontology
6,073 / 207,803
Medicine
5,731 / 145,137
Genetics
5,646 / 196,926
Metallurgical Engineering
5,509 / 169,649
Optical Engineering
5,104 / 134,698
Philosophy
4,774 / 61,055
Chemical Engineering
4,341 / 154,817
Political Science
3,999 / 46,190
Botany
3,913 / 167,911
Physical chemistry
3,461 / 107,267
Business
3,406 / 50,646
Mathematics
3,376 / 63,169
Condensed Matter Physics
3,324 / 78,899
Nanotechnology
3,266 / 108,640
History
3,191 / 85,753
Law
3,013 / 43,256
Environmental Chemistry
2,993 / 133,175
Archaeology
2,817 / 81,321
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,783 / 84,420
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2,683 / 95,996
Sociology
2,626 / 46,199
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,563 / 42,821
Psychology
2,553 / 51,901
Electrical Engineering
2,530 / 61,182
Economics
2,507 / 43,233
Statistics
2,355 / 49,475

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 435 2570
1991 380 2937
1992 432 3366
1993 449 3516
1994 514 4223
1995 479 4783
1996 617 5837
1997 565 5686
1998 601 6754
1999 540 7355
2000 595 8565
2001 663 9876
2002 620 10129
2003 562 11280
2004 691 12875
2005 628 14923
2006 738 16946
2007 774 18765
2008 892 20419
2009 921 23423
2010 970 25095
2011 932 28891
2012 1038 31457
2013 1097 35422
2014 1118 38321
2015 1179 39863
2016 1187 41388
2017 1277 44520
2018 1230 45647
2019 1262 51689
2020 1543 58162
2021 1844 74038
2022 1563 67878
Academic rankings

Tuition

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

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Bayreuth.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
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 44)
    Occupations
    non-fiction writereconomistbusiness consultantDiploma of Business Administrationpolitician
    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 52)
    Enrolled in the University of Bayreuth
    1992-1999 studied legal science
    Occupations
    juristpolitician
    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 63)
    Occupations
    screenwriterwriterjournalist
    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 35)
    Enrolled in the University of Bayreuth
    Studied in 2008-2011
    Occupations
    business consultantpoliticianjournalist
    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.

All 10 notable alumni

University of Bayreuth faculties and divisions

Centre : Colloids and Interfaces Physical Chemistry
Centre : Ecology and Environmental Research Ecology, Environmental Studies
Centre : Languages Linguistics, Modern Languages
Centre : Materials Science and Engineering Materials Engineering
Centre : Molecular Life Sciences Biochemistry, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
Faculty : Applied Sciences Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Bioengineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Engineering, Natural Sciences
Faculty : Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Regional Planning, Soil Science, Town Planning, Water Science
Faculty : Cultural Studies Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Ethnology, History, Modern History, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sports, Theology
Faculty : Languages and Literature African Languages, Arabic, English, English Studies, French Studies, German, Islamic Studies, Literature, Modern Languages, Romance Languages, Slavic Languages, Swahili, Theatre
Faculty : Law, Business and Economics Banking, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Civil Law, Economics, Finance, Health Administration, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Management, Public Law
Faculty : Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Systems Analysis, Thermal Physics
Institute : African Studies African Studies
Institute : Earth Eco-Systems Research Earth Sciences, Forest Biology, Forestry, Soil Science, Water Science
Institute : Experimental Geochemistry and Geophysics Research Crystallography, Geochemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Mineralogy, Petrology, Seismology
Institute : Macromolecular Research Molecular Biology
Institute : Music Theatre Research Music, Theatre
Research Division : Bio-Macromolecules Molecular Biology

General information

Alternative names UBT
Universität Bayreuth
Founded 1972
Accreditation ACQUIN

Location and contacts

Address Universitätsstraße 30
Bayreuth, Bavaria, 95440
Germany
City population 75,000

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