University of Potsdam: Rankings

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The University of Potsdam ranked 40th in Germany and 481st in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 85 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Potsdam is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 27,009 publications and 775,858 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 14 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#481 of 14,160In the World
#191 of 2,789In Europe
#40 of 370In Germany
#5 of 46In Brandenburg
#1 of 4In Potsdam
#50 of 1,003For Earth science and Geophysics
#126 of 1,773For Geology
#151 of 1,038For Petroleum Engineering
#1850 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#380 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 82 other topics

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Environmental Science

The University of Potsdam ranked 14th for Environmental Science in Germany and 313th in the World with 6,328 publications made and 217,725 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Earth science and Geophysics, Ecology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, Environmental Management.

RankRanking
#14 of 92In Germany
#109 of 951In Europe
#313 of 4,129In the World

University of Potsdam
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199210
199345
199441
1995511
19961114
19971838
19981437
19991543
200033114
200139118
200237197
200382471
200474486
200592566
2006131699
2007140682
2008148830
2009255991
20103351451
20112401234
20123421968
20133932134
20144772113
20155172738
20165012665
20175192769
20185043281
20195032609
20206033257

Physics

The University of Potsdam ranked 46th for Physics in Germany and 597th in the World with 4,617 publications made and 136,246 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering, Atomic and Molecular physics, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#46 of 112In Germany
#217 of 978In Europe
#597 of 4,160In the World

University of Potsdam
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199261
19931710
19943715
19953912
19965939
199750138
19986538
199993141
20006978
2001115262
2002109310
2003112340
2004135508
2005147487
200696363
2007118339
2008151508
2009140358
2010181553
20112181016
2012240969
2013208963
20142571302
20152611068
20163011159
20172811593
20183041712
20193191833
20203201276

Chemistry

The University of Potsdam ranked 49th for Chemistry in Germany and 737th in the World with 4,359 publications made and 127,327 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry.

RankRanking
#49 of 110In Germany
#255 of 995In Europe
#737 of 4,409In the World

University of Potsdam
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199110
199295
1993157
19942412
19954125
19965341
19976083
19986897
199983132
200064149
2001106330
2002111440
200389322
2004110313
2005131498
2006111454
2007122363
2008150408
2009130357
2010191692
2011192655
2012217762
20131971053
20142291035
2015255999
2016243776
20172751210
20182631258
20193081298
20203351301

Engineering

The University of Potsdam ranked 50th for Engineering in Germany and 769th in the World with 3,807 publications made and 93,915 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Remote Sensing, Nanotechnology.

RankRanking
#50 of 137In Germany
#261 of 1,147In Europe
#769 of 4,716In the World

University of Potsdam
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199231
19931113
1994209
19952010
19963415
19973780
19984332
19997284
200040102
200175177
200272295
200357166
200482217
2005123412
200681184
2007123282
2008120355
2009137278
2010192511
2011154492
2012189569
2013195804
2014241962
2015234853
2016257783
20172611073
20182441053
20192611162
20202791228

Biology

The University of Potsdam ranked 50th for Biology in Germany and 863rd in the World with 3,414 publications made and 135,095 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Paleontology, Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Genetics.

RankRanking
#50 of 100In Germany
#292 of 958In Europe
#863 of 4,578In the World

University of Potsdam
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199343
199492
19951310
19961424
19972681
19982783
199939221
200040134
200144195
200243215
200348217
200458254
200577495
200699547
2007120673
2008111501
2009132492
2010145701
2011147695
2012179865
20131771342
20142261186
20152411374
20162691389
20172391150
20182291171
20192531178
20202681119

Computer Science

The University of Potsdam ranked 41st for Computer Science in Germany and 529th in the World with 2,957 publications made and 97,158 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, Computational Linguistics, Software Engineering, Machine Learning.

RankRanking
#41 of 135In Germany
#205 of 1,068In Europe
#529 of 4,494In the World

University of Potsdam
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199200
199329
199431
1995210
1996515
1997135
19981174
19991390
20002276
200134250
200228176
200347174
200456192
200568398
200690718
2007110270
2008124509
2009150484
2010144432
2011131717
2012177462
20131801154
2014187581
2015183598
2016227641
2017179523
2018210803
2019212642
2020254671

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Potsdam ranked 30th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Germany and 619th in the World with 2,953 publications made and 61,496 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Linguistics, Sociology, Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#30 of 124In Germany
#233 of 1,158In Europe
#619 of 5,152In the World

University of Potsdam
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199320
1994411
1995410
19961416
1997103
19981723
19991633
20003942
20013397
20022867
200336149
200449123
200556130
200671143
200770214
200881365
200990229
201095384
2011115294
2012122440
2013151439
2014167559
2015209753
2016247800
2017220755
2018284996
2019281810
2020290863

Medicine

The University of Potsdam ranked 51st for Medicine in Germany and 1187th in the World with 1,797 publications made and 43,559 citations received. Main research topics: Physical Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Sports Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN), Sports / Exercise science.

RankRanking
#51 of 114In Germany
#361 of 1,028In Europe
#1187 of 4,839In the World

University of Potsdam
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199110
199211
199333
199410
199563
1996103
1997918
19981451
19991338
20002595
20012121
20022170
20032588
20042485
20051955
20062478
200739113
200834112
200942158
201043212
201164231
201263347
201376405
201497335
2015128590
2016133637
2017178706
2018170718
2019161671
2020218585

Psychology

The University of Potsdam ranked 38th for Psychology in Germany and 584th in the World with 1,656 publications made and 57,307 citations received. Main research topics: Cognitive Science, Child Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Neuroscience.

RankRanking
#38 of 90In Germany
#219 of 846In Europe
#584 of 3,753In the World

University of Potsdam
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199210
199300
199411
199500
1996311
1997522
1998311
19991131
200019156
20012064
20021243
200321125
20041866
200528217
200628281
200741164
200837228
200946325
201043296
201152320
201268405
201391575
201488485
2015131526
2016145635
2017167566
2018149532
2019166501
2020172577
SpecialityGermany rankEurope rankWorld rank
Cognitive Science2197238
Child Psychology25127398
Sexology8143507
Social Psychology28184543
Special Education23209612
Clinical Psychology34205631
Occupational Therapy36247688
Neuroscience45263710
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution43284752
Psychiatry41256772

Mathematics

The University of Potsdam ranked 40th for Mathematics in Germany and 658th in the World with 856 publications made and 31,133 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography.

RankRanking
#40 of 95In Germany
#242 of 838In Europe
#658 of 3,475In the World

University of Potsdam
Mathematics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199221
199323
199400
1995122
199640
19971017
1998911
199957
20001936
20011118
20021267
20031228
20042693
20052023
20062992
200733115
200832152
20092085
201040177
201136176
201219182
201338119
201457238
2015331055
201671255
201777381
201857347
201964196
202075272
SpecialityGermany rankEurope rankWorld rank
Statistics21145395
Applied Mathematics47249620
Blockchain and Cryptography40222645
Math Teachers18172652
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics44289692
Operations Research49329942

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Non-core subjects for the University of Potsdam