University of Giessen Rankings

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In the World#651 of 14178
In Europe#243 of 2794
In Germany#34 of 372
In Hesse#2 of 22
In Giessen#1 of 3
In Biology#244 of 6,548

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
9%
Enrollment
27,727
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German

Publications & Citations

Publications
44,117
Citations
1,582,256

University of Giessen majors

by publication count

Biology
11,532
Medicine
10,321
Chemistry
7,045
Physics
2,904
Psychology
1,930
Materials science
1,797
Mathematics
976
Computer science
840
Environmental science
749
Political science
729
Economics
506
Philosophy
423
Business
353
Geography
351
Art
316
Sociology
270
Geology
269
Engineering
133
History
113

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art1611,630
Biology217507,933
Environmental science27632,264
Chemistry284190,997
Medicine288288,312
Physics322113,073
Psychology33997,078
Geography34411,430
Philosophy345986
Sociology41912,877
History424700
Political science4374,860
Geology49311,365
Materials science55346,235
Economics55611,876
Mathematics61221,768
Business6438,601
Computer science82819,136
Engineering13702,799

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19905975227
19915595562
19925316241
19935346335
19946266685
19955777559
19967127589
19977119466
199872510934
199978912934
200076415049
200182717520
200280419249
200396822615
200487525379
200594130582
2006106134595
2007103340014
2008111543705
2009134350104
2010155655362
2011156265899
2012167881651
2013169086085
2014180489315
2015188595340
2016184895261
2017199394921
2018200587577
2019225998169
20202320110882

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate9%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; April-July)
Enrollment27,727
Full time employee2,040
Student:staff ratio14:1

Tuition

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

University of Giessen has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agriculture, Art Education, Art History, Biology, Business Administration, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Classical Languages, Cultural Studies, Czech, Data Processing, Ecology, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, Environmental Management, Food Science, Food Technology, French, Geography (Human), German, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, History, Industrial Chemistry, Latin, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Music Education, Natural Resources, Philosophy, Physics, Polish, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Social Sciences, Spanish, Sports, Teacher Training, Technology, Theatre, Turkish, Vocational Education
MagisterInternational Law
MasterAdult Education, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agriculture, American Studies, Animal Husbandry, Archaeology, Art Education, Art History, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Dance, Development Studies, Eastern European Studies, Ecology, Economics, Educational Sciences, English, English Studies, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Geography (Human), German, Government, Greek (Classical), History, Home Economics, Horticulture, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Music, Musicology, Natural Resources, Nutrition, Oenology, Pedagogy, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Religion, Slavic Languages, Social Studies, Spanish, Sports Management, Theatre, Vocational Education
PhDAgriculture, Arts and Humanities, Dentistry, Economics, Food Science, Home Economics, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Social Sciences, Veterinary Science
HabilitationAgriculture, Ecology, Economics, Environmental Management, Medicine

General info

Alternative namesJLU
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
Founded1607
WikipediaUniversity of Giessen
AccreditationFederal Government State of Hesse; AQAS
Colorsblue, white
Affiliations and membershipsDeutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Hochschulrektorenkonferenz (HRK)
International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)
SGroup European Universities' Network (SGroup)
European University Association (EUA)
uni-assist
Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen (AQAS)
Verein zur Förderung eines Deutschen Forschungsnetzes e.V. (DFN-Verein)
World University Service (WUS)
Zentrum für Wissenschaftsmanagement e. V. (ZWM)
European Association for International Education (EAIE)
EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE)

Location and Contacts

AddressLudwigstrasse 23
Giessen, Hesse, 35390
Germany
City population89,000
Phone+49 (641) 16400
Fax+49 (641) 99 12259

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