University of Paderborn: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#775 of 14,131 In the World
#306 of 2,785 In Europe
#54 of 369 In Germany
#10 of 64 In North Rhine-Westphalia
#1 of 2 In Paderborn
#58 of 1,017 For Software Engineering
Top50% For 59 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
50%
Enrollment
20,316
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment20,316
Full time employee2,750
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
15,597
Citations
313,623

University of Paderborn majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
5,280 / 105,724
Physics
3,379 / 110,834
Computer Science
3,223 / 77,848
Chemistry
2,901 / 65,867
Materials Science
2,292 / 50,025
Mathematics
1,239 / 26,012
Business
942 / 18,815
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
774 / 8,781
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
707 / 9,668
Blockchain and Cryptography
668 / 16,264
Optical Engineering
643 / 18,209
Art & Design
562 / 7,897
Automation and Control engineering
487 / 6,855
Computer Networking
444 / 8,987
Atomic and Molecular physics
401 / 12,082
Economics
398 / 5,725
Medicine
393 / 6,499
Condensed Matter Physics
374 / 13,347
Psychology
369 / 6,357
Software Engineering
366 / 27,582
Biology
361 / 14,153
Electronic Engineering
327 / 6,412
Metallurgical Engineering
235 / 11,059
Human-Computer Interaction
220 / 1,553
Systems Engineering
207 / 2,942
Computational Linguistics
205 / 4,399
Machine Learning
203 / 2,971
Chemical Engineering
192 / 4,099
Robotics
188 / 1,612
Organic Chemistry
187 / 3,592
Nanotechnology
181 / 7,200
Quantum and Particle physics
173 / 29,849
Management Information Systems
173 / 2,765
Political Science
166 / 1,446
Mechanical Engineering
157 / 1,555
Electrical Engineering
150 / 1,719
Multimedia
147 / 1,177
Computer Engineering
146 / 5,518
Project Management
144 / 1,789
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
144 / 1,957

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 104 529
1992 119 659
1993 97 763
1994 124 855
1995 156 988
1996 171 1254
1997 195 1423
1998 215 1498
1999 294 1764
2000 285 1941
2001 376 2581
2002 395 3200
2003 440 4236
2004 511 5274
2005 562 6360
2006 611 7751
2007 572 8792
2008 604 10078
2009 659 11315
2010 778 12796
2011 740 14244
2012 811 15691
2013 840 17585
2014 962 19957
2015 904 21601
2016 931 22580
2017 959 25229
2018 1062 26530
2019 1056 31255
2020 1172 35326
2021 1221 38530

Tuition

Local studetns 122 per semester (EUR)

The University of Paderborn has financial aid programs.

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 Applied Mathematics, Art Education, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Comparative Literature, Comparative Religion, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Continuing Education, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, English Studies, European Studies, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, History, Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Jazz and Popular Music, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Music, Music Education, Musicology, Native Language Education, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Primary Education, Protestant Theology, Religious Education, Romance Languages, Science Education, Spanish, Sports, Technology Education, Textile Design, Theology
Master American Studies, Art Education, Art History, Business Administration, Business Computing, Business Education, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Comparative Literature, Computer Education, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Consumer Studies, Cultural Studies, Educational Sciences, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, English, English Studies, European Studies, Fine Arts, Foreign Languages Education, French, Gender Studies, German, Health Sciences, History, Home Economics, Humanities and Social Science Education, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, International Business, International Economics, Jazz and Popular Music, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Music Education, Musicology, Native Language Education, Nutrition, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Religious Education, Romance Languages, Science Education, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Theology
PhD Chemistry, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Health Sciences, Home Economics, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Physics, Sports, Sports Medicine
Habilitation Analytical Chemistry, Applied Physics, Automation and Control Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Education, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Cultural Studies, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Health Sciences, Home Economics, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Nutrition, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Science Education, Sports, Sports Medicine

Notable alumni

  1. Dieter Zetsche

    Dieter Zetsche
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in the University of Paderborn
    In 1982 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in engineering
    Occupations
    engineerbusinesspersonmerchantentrepreneurchief executive officer
    Biography

    Dieter Zetsche is a German engineer and business executive. He is the chairman of TUI AG. He was the chairman of the board of management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz until 22 May 2019, a role he had held since 2006, in addition to being a member of the company's board since 1998.

  2. Jarosław Lasecki

    Jarosław Lasecki
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jarosław Wacław Lasecki is a Polish politician, entrepreneur and manager. He was a member of the Senate of the Republic of Poland in 2005–2007 and 2011–2015. He is married and has five children.

  3. Heinz Josef Algermissen

    Heinz Josef Algermissen
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Heinz Josef Algermissen was bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fulda from 2001 until 2018.

  4. Gitta Kutyniok

    Gitta Kutyniok
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Enrolled in the University of Paderborn
    Graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gitta Kutyniok is a German applied mathematician known for her research in harmonic analysis, deep learning, compressed sensing, and image processing. She has a Bavarian AI Chair for "Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence" in the institute of mathematics at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

  5. Alicja Sakaguchi

    Alicja Sakaguchi
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the University of Paderborn
    Studied in 1985
    Occupations
    linguistEsperantist
    Biography

    Alicja Sakaguchi is a Polish linguist and university professor in the fields of Esperanto and interlinguistics.

  6. Christian Guttmann

    Christian Guttmann
    Years
    20th Century
    Enrolled in the University of Paderborn
    Studied in 1996-2001
    Occupations
    computer scientistresearcher
    Biography

    Christian Guttmann is an entrepreneur in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Science. He has three citizenships. He is currently the vice president, global head of Artificial Intelligence and Chief Artificial Intelligence and Data officer at TietoEVRY. At TietoEVRY, he is responsible for strategy and execution of Artificial Intelligence Innovation and Business. He is an adjunct associate professor at the University of New South Wales, Australia and Adjunct researcher at the Karolinska Institute, Sweden. Guttmann has edited and authored 7 books, over 50 publications and 4 patents in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He is a keynote speaker at international events, including the International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration and CeBIT and is cited by MIT Sloan Management review and Bloomberg.

  7. Meinolf Sellmann

    Meinolf Sellmann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Meinolf Sellmann, born in Holzminden, Germany, computer scientist, best known for algorithmic research, with a special focus on self-improving algorithms, automatic algorithm configuration and algorithm portfolios based on artificial intelligence, combinatorial optimization, and the hybridization thereof.

  8. Christof Schütte

    Christof Schütte
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    mathematicianresearcher
    Biography

    Christof Schütte is a German mathematician, working in applied and computational mathematics at the Freie Universität Berlin and the Zuse Institute Berlin.

General info

Alternative names Universität Paderborn
Founded 1972
Accreditation Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Motto Die Universität der Informationsgesellschaft
The University for the Information Society
Affiliations and memberships European University Association (EUA)

Location and Contacts

Address Warburger Strasse 100
Paderborn, North Rhine-Westphalia, 33098
Germany
City population 151,000
Phone +49 (5251) 60 0
Fax +49 (5251) 604 000

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