University of Stuttgart: Statistics



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#274 of 14,131 In the World
#104 of 2,785 In Europe
#24 of 369 In Germany
#5 of 62 In Baden-Wurttemberg
#1 of 8 In Stuttgart
#25 of 1,004 For Technical Drawing
Top100 For 26 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate71%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis) or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Full time employee3,420
Student:staff ratio8:1

We've calculated the 71% acceptance rate for University of Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart is a world-class research university with 66,029 scientific papers published and 1,283,935 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Biology, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


University of Stuttgart majors

by publication & citation count

45,384 / 930,100
43,775 / 961,705
37,808 / 907,808
Quantum and Particle physics
33,719 / 770,501
Materials Science
27,214 / 600,853
24,999 / 623,707
Computer Science
24,642 / 444,273
Environmental Science
23,524 / 476,418
Organic Chemistry
22,563 / 596,928
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
19,598 / 287,286
13,651 / 283,765
Optical Engineering
13,069 / 279,772
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
12,412 / 201,456
12,325 / 154,698
Geography and Cartography
12,135 / 225,349
11,294 / 333,432
11,126 / 223,816
Electrical Engineering
11,009 / 199,556
Mechanical Engineering
10,281 / 163,911
Metallurgical Engineering
10,079 / 230,331
9,984 / 224,788
9,116 / 141,437
7,767 / 236,277
7,623 / 158,797
6,959 / 164,744
Political Science
6,811 / 86,589
Aerospace Engineering
6,725 / 107,065
Physical chemistry
6,527 / 155,475
Condensed Matter Physics
6,474 / 204,628
Astrophysics and Astronomy
6,215 / 125,101
6,215 / 135,458
6,188 / 97,735
5,981 / 166,054
5,892 / 87,450
Structural Engineering
5,807 / 98,730
5,538 / 130,071
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
5,470 / 102,970
Nuclear Physics
5,337 / 141,361
5,194 / 80,235
Chemical Engineering
5,122 / 133,146

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 684 4013
1991 693 4552
1992 823 5162
1993 854 5310
1994 894 6046
1995 924 6538
1996 1065 8209
1997 994 8631
1998 1168 9825
1999 1239 10749
2000 1217 12487
2001 1253 13408
2002 1171 15331
2003 1369 16986
2004 1398 19408
2005 1411 23548
2006 1680 26509
2007 1544 28808
2008 1789 32106
2009 1796 36262
2010 1962 40522
2011 2145 46015
2012 2178 50457
2013 2243 55503
2014 2346 59113
2015 2306 61664
2016 2612 65157
2017 2826 69078
2018 2698 73538
2019 2837 82101
2020 2933 93279
2021 3543 110684
2022 2792 97267
Academic rankings


Local studetns 500 per semester (EUR)

The University of Stuttgart has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 Stuttgart.

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 No Yes TBD
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 Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Art History, Automotive Engineering, Bioengineering, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Business Computing, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Food Technology, French, French Studies, German, Germanic Studies, History, Information Technology, Italian, Linguistics, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medical Technology, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Real Estate, Romance Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Software Engineering, Sports, Sports Management, Surveying and Mapping, Technology, Technology Education, Transport Engineering, Vocational Education
Master Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Art History, Automotive Engineering, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Geological Engineering, Health Sciences, History, Hydraulic Engineering, Information Technology, Linguistics, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Public Administration, Real Estate, Romance Languages, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Technology Education, Town Planning, Transport Engineering, Transport Management, Waste Management, Water Management
PhD Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Automotive Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Physics, Production Engineering, Social Sciences, Town Planning
Habilitation Automotive Engineering, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Information Technology, Production Engineering

University of Stuttgart alumni

  1. Gottlieb Daimler

    Gottlieb Daimler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1834-1900 (aged 66)

    Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler was a German engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the German Confederation), in what is now Germany. He was a pioneer of internal-combustion engines and automobile development. He invented the high-speed liquid petroleum-fueled engine.

  2. Georges Cuvier

    Georges Cuvier
    Born in
    France Flag France
    1769-1832 (aged 63)

    Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier, known as Georges Cuvier (French: [ʒɔʁʒ kyvje]), was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology". Cuvier was a major figure in natural sciences research in the early 19th century and was instrumental in establishing the fields of comparative anatomy and paleontology through his work in comparing living animals with fossils.

  3. Saskia Esken

    Saskia Esken
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1961-.. (age 62)
    computer scientistpolitician

    Saskia Christina Esken is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) who has been serving as co-leader of the party since being elected in December 2019 (alongside Norbert Walter-Borjans) and re-elected in December 2021 (alongside Lars Klingbeil). She has been a member of the Bundestag since 2013 and has been IT specialist in the early 1990s.

  4. Martin Winterkorn

    Martin Winterkorn
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1947-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    1966-1973 studied metals theory
    entrepreneurinternational forum participantengineerindustrialistuniversity teacher

    Martin Winterkorn is a German former business executive who was chairman of the board of management (CEO, Vorstandsvorsitzender in German) of Volkswagen AG, the parent company of the Volkswagen Group, chairman of the supervisory board of Audi, and chairman of the board of management of Porsche Automobil Holding SE.

All 74 notable alumni

University of Stuttgart faculties and divisions

Faculty : Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Geological Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Architecture and Urban Planning Architecture, Design, Landscape Architecture, Town Planning
Faculty : Chemistry Chemistry, Food Science, Materials Engineering
Faculty : Civil and Environmental Engineering Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Railway Engineering, Regional Planning, Road Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Water Management
Faculty : Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering
Faculty : Energy Technology, Process Engineering and Biological Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Immunology, Industrial Engineering, Microbiology, Polymer and Plastics Technology
Faculty : Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering Automotive Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Engineering Management, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Road Engineering, Water Management
Faculty : Humanities Art History, English, German, History, Linguistics, Philosophy, Romance Languages
Faculty : Management, Economics and Social Sciences Educational Sciences, Information Sciences, Management, Social Sciences, Sports, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Faculty : Mathematics and Physics Mathematics, Physics

General information

Alternative names Universität Stuttgart
Founded 1829
Accreditation Akkreditierungsrat; AAQ
Motto Intelligente Systeme für eine zukunftsfähige Gesellschaft
Intelligent systems for a sustainable society
Colors anthracite, dark blue, light blue

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 106037 Keplerstrasse 7
Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 70049
City population 630,000

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