University of Paderborn: Rankings

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The University of Paderborn ranked 54th in Germany, 775th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 60 research topics. The University of Paderborn ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 15,597 publications and 313,623 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 8 notable alumni.

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
#131 of 1,306 For Blockchain and Cryptography
#139 of 1,014 For Computer Engineering
#3868 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#595 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 57 other topics

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Acceptance rate and other statistics

Engineering

The University of Paderborn ranked 33rd for Engineering in Germany and 524th in the World with 5,280 publications made and 105,724 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Computer Networking, Electronic Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#33 of 134 In Germany
#175 of 1,123 In Europe
#524 of 4,624 In the World

University of Paderborn
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 31 19
1992 34 18
1993 18 8
1994 32 18
1995 36 20
1996 68 84
1997 69 39
1998 63 57
1999 110 89
2000 89 167
2001 114 151
2002 101 144
2003 132 181
2004 142 233
2005 161 241
2006 201 280
2007 164 216
2008 195 225
2009 223 458
2010 251 325
2011 223 468
2012 241 659
2013 278 849
2014 295 507
2015 249 726
2016 307 613
2017 239 1024
2018 258 596
2019 246 415
2020 295 384
2021 308 185

Physics

The University of Paderborn ranked 45th for Physics in Germany and 575th in the World with 3,379 publications made and 110,834 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nanotechnology.

Rank Ranking
#45 of 110 In Germany
#208 of 969 In Europe
#575 of 4,082 In the World

University of Paderborn
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 22 22
1992 19 5
1993 10 4
1994 17 10
1995 18 15
1996 45 71
1997 49 32
1998 46 209
1999 73 87
2000 62 139
2001 89 187
2002 73 178
2003 106 155
2004 100 227
2005 99 238
2006 123 294
2007 95 161
2008 87 125
2009 102 1698
2010 147 250
2011 134 431
2012 128 455
2013 171 738
2014 196 519
2015 143 633
2016 191 410
2017 160 500
2018 155 396
2019 159 302
2020 219 312
2021 231 130
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Atomic and Molecular physics 48 167 366
Optical Engineering 29 134 369
Condensed Matter Physics 46 167 392
Quantum and Particle physics 44 193 407
Theoretical Physics 42 204 461
Applied/Engineering Physics 44 208 533
Materials Science 40 182 570
Acoustical Engineering 30 194 599
Nanotechnology 51 252 752

Computer Science

The University of Paderborn ranked 37th for Computer Science in Germany and 469th in the World with 3,223 publications made and 77,848 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Networking, Software Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction.

Rank Ranking
#37 of 131 In Germany
#182 of 1,051 In Europe
#469 of 4,392 In the World

University of Paderborn
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 11 5
1992 8 2
1993 11 4
1994 13 6
1995 17 5
1996 27 24
1997 25 20
1998 42 21
1999 56 20
2000 53 85
2001 51 50
2002 64 138
2003 70 175
2004 109 125
2005 123 98
2006 140 140
2007 96 81
2008 138 154
2009 131 1518
2010 141 101
2011 158 198
2012 147 480
2013 143 446
2014 175 451
2015 157 291
2016 173 378
2017 161 832
2018 191 523
2019 186 319
2020 197 271
2021 189 160
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Software Engineering 5 27 58
Blockchain and Cryptography 8 27 131
Computer Engineering 9 36 139
UX/UI Desgin 19 86 214
Computer Networking 8 51 216
Robotics 15 87 264
Web Design and Development 18 100 270
Computer Graphics 27 91 286
Game Design and Development 19 122 311
Human-Computer Interaction 25 150 322
Animation 32 137 387
Computational Linguistics 32 160 398
Multimedia 22 169 430
Database Administration 35 168 452
Machine Learning 29 179 488
Telecommunications 21 179 525
Cyber Security 28 176 544
Management Information Systems 31 260 617
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 41 243 639
Information Technology 22 217 663
Data Science 46 301 707
Cognitive Science 56 310 751
Computer Vision 46 269 783

Chemistry

The University of Paderborn ranked 53rd for Chemistry in Germany and 841st in the World with 2,901 publications made and 65,867 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#53 of 109 In Germany
#284 of 977 In Europe
#841 of 4,317 In the World

University of Paderborn
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 18 15
1992 16 2
1993 9 4
1994 15 11
1995 16 8
1996 36 46
1997 43 23
1998 43 49
1999 57 71
2000 64 134
2001 81 207
2002 67 111
2003 100 135
2004 78 202
2005 85 179
2006 115 235
2007 100 147
2008 85 107
2009 102 298
2010 130 209
2011 129 325
2012 121 241
2013 136 491
2014 152 305
2015 120 327
2016 144 314
2017 112 282
2018 135 241
2019 126 191
2020 178 251
2021 189 96
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Physical chemistry 43 210 498
Computational Chemistry 45 233 535
Materials Science 40 182 570
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 48 277 686
Pharmacy 49 257 711
Nanotechnology 51 252 752
Organic Chemistry 53 312 929
Chemical Engineering 52 322 1123
Inorganic Chemistry 54 343 1124

Mathematics

The University of Paderborn ranked 24th for Mathematics in Germany and 393rd in the World with 1,239 publications made and 26,012 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#24 of 92 In Germany
#141 of 816 In Europe
#393 of 3,376 In the World

University of Paderborn
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 4
1992 3 5
1993 4 0
1994 5 4
1995 3 1
1996 10 30
1997 16 41
1998 17 12
1999 18 8
2000 17 38
2001 22 16
2002 30 81
2003 34 105
2004 44 56
2005 48 44
2006 50 87
2007 39 24
2008 36 59
2009 58 59
2010 60 90
2011 48 125
2012 57 242
2013 55 98
2014 67 175
2015 69 109
2016 73 165
2017 65 164
2018 81 178
2019 69 118
2020 58 63
2021 66 77
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 8 27 131
Applied Mathematics 37 186 464
Operations Research 17 163 474
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 43 279 653
Math Teachers 24 220 794
Actuarial Science 49 331 890

Business

The University of Paderborn ranked 41st for Business in Germany and 792nd in the World with 942 publications made and 18,815 citations received. Main research topics: Management Information Systems, Project Management, Operations Research, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

Rank Ranking
#41 of 114 In Germany
#309 of 1,011 In Europe
#792 of 4,001 In the World

University of Paderborn
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 0 0
1994 1 1
1995 0 0
1996 0 0
1997 4 0
1998 8 9
1999 14 1
2000 8 23
2001 12 1
2002 13 82
2003 17 18
2004 22 14
2005 27 8
2006 32 119
2007 24 9
2008 45 32
2009 50 108
2010 55 170
2011 48 177
2012 55 62
2013 43 88
2014 59 116
2015 49 174
2016 63 140
2017 63 139
2018 52 130
2019 50 70
2020 59 49
2021 63 40
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Tax Law 16 93 259
Operations Research 17 163 474
International Business 27 193 484
Project Management 27 200 498
Construction Management 21 208 560
Engineering Management 18 205 598
Management Information Systems 31 260 617
Entrepreneurship 30 287 619
Human Resource Management 22 242 634
Risk Management 32 267 655
Investment Banking and Stock trading 38 264 715
Supply Chain Management 34 272 796
Marketing 35 314 832
Actuarial Science 49 331 890
International Trade 46 368 964
Finance 49 342 971

Art & Design

The University of Paderborn ranked 26th for Art & Design in Germany and 508th in the World with 562 publications made and 7,897 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, UX/UI Desgin, Architecture, Graphic Design, Game Design and Development.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science profiles.

Rank Ranking
#26 of 86 In Germany
#211 of 723 In Europe
#508 of 2,700 In the World

University of Paderborn
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 1 0
1994 2 2
1995 5 1
1996 5 2
1997 5 1
1998 11 3
1999 19 7
2000 16 4
2001 10 22
2002 11 7
2003 20 82
2004 29 22
2005 22 15
2006 32 40
2007 16 12
2008 26 12
2009 25 9
2010 25 18
2011 21 10
2012 36 68
2013 22 91
2014 20 6
2015 23 11
2016 29 16
2017 16 12
2018 26 132
2019 28 25
2020 24 26
2021 29 5
Speciality Germany rank Europe rank World rank
Architecture 7 60 150
UX/UI Desgin 19 86 214
Graphic Design 15 86 247
Computer Graphics 27 91 286
Game Design and Development 19 122 311
Animation 32 137 387
Multimedia 22 169 430
Interior Design 13 134 432
Art History 46 338 913
Music 45 347 994

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Paderborn

Speciality Germany Europe World Rank
International Economics 30 198 487
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 22 178 523
Philosophy 47 236 635
Linguistics 42 286 755
Sports Medicine 45 309 815
Economics 53 367 921
Education Majors 18 290 1018
Political Science 59 391 1034
Social Psychology 59 369 1153
Communications and Public Relations 61 462 1333
Physical Therapy 54 442 1345
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 64 466 1357
Psychology 63 445 1373
Demography 58 460 1529
Sociology 66 506 1617
Biology 65 508 1960
Medicine 65 546 2109
Environmental Science 71 646 2555