University of Stuttgart: Rankings

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The University of Stuttgart ranked 23rd in Germany, 278th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 26 research topics. The University of Stuttgart ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 50,562 academic publications and 1,342,668 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 81 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#278 of 14,131 In the World
#104 of 2,785 In Europe
#23 of 369 In Germany
#5 of 62 In Baden-Wurttemberg
#1 of 8 In Stuttgart
#25 of 1,000 For Nuclear Engineering
#29 of 1,352 For Atomic and Molecular physics
#30 of 1,013 For Mechanical Engineering
#694 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#251 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 23 other topics

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Engineering rankings

The University of Stuttgart ranked 5th for Engineering in Germany and 126th in the World with 19,561 publications made and 459,861 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Structural Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#5 of 134 In Germany
#25 of 1,123 In Europe
#126 of 4,624 In the World

University of Stuttgart
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1991 159 112
1992 130 62
1993 159 111
1994 193 177
1995 177 175
1996 308 259
1997 342 398
1998 373 637
1999 408 643
2000 426 692
2001 441 866
2002 375 729
2003 514 1069
2004 494 954
2005 511 952
2006 645 1243
2007 536 1327
2008 670 1469
2009 680 1538
2010 818 1972
2011 776 2047
2012 838 2031
2013 826 1722
2014 871 1807
2015 853 1843
2016 1037 2447
2017 839 2038
2018 932 1772
2019 958 1734
2020 924 1229
2021 1045 591

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Stuttgart in various areas of Engineering.

Engineering subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Nuclear Engineering 2 5 25
Mechanical Engineering 2 8 30
Aerospace Engineering 1 7 39
Marine Engineering 1 17 52
Systems Engineering 5 25 61
Optical Engineering 2 12 62
Structural Engineering 1 17 64
Computer Engineering 3 13 77
Automotive Engineering 4 28 78
Human-Computer Interaction 7 28 83
Automation and Control engineering 1 16 91
Product and Industrial Design 5 29 96
Industrial Engineering 6 35 99
Architecture 5 37 102
Technical Drawing 5 30 104
Robotics 9 32 104
Applied/Engineering Physics 5 29 112
Renewable Energy Engineering 3 42 119
Petroleum Engineering 3 20 120
Remote Sensing 7 40 124
Reliability and Quality Engineering 4 30 129
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 15 49 131
Acoustical Engineering 4 35 137
Materials Science 4 22 137
Electrical Engineering 4 39 139
Computer Networking 6 35 162
Engineering Management 7 51 164
Geotechnical Engineering 3 33 167
Telecommunications 7 57 176
Biochemical Engineering 15 83 185
Electronic Engineering 6 48 189
Construction Management 7 71 190
Environmental Engineering 5 54 192
Transportation Engineering 7 65 203
Civil Engineering 3 77 203
Nanotechnology 13 58 231
Metallurgical Engineering 11 57 238
Architectural Engineering 5 113 255
Aviation 11 97 279
Chemical Engineering 12 62 303
Operations Research 13 109 323
Biomedical Engineering 34 142 417
Biotechnology 26 176 478
Agricultural Engineering 15 152 524
Landscape Architecture 24 243 615
Firefighting and Fire Science 21 206 675

Physics rankings

The University of Stuttgart ranked 6th for Physics in Germany and 115th in the World with 15,279 publications made and 465,196 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Condensed Matter Physics, Atomic and Molecular physics, Quantum and Particle physics.

Physics ranking Location
#6 of 110 In Germany
#24 of 969 In Europe
#115 of 4,082 In the World

University of Stuttgart
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1991 166 151
1992 128 78
1993 165 242
1994 194 178
1995 164 158
1996 266 248
1997 341 354
1998 339 429
1999 351 662
2000 330 465
2001 374 598
2002 334 693
2003 456 869
2004 413 1036
2005 467 1264
2006 507 1183
2007 442 1270
2008 493 1565
2009 485 1749
2010 593 2006
2011 555 1865
2012 596 1540
2013 551 1826
2014 585 1715
2015 541 1590
2016 666 2024
2017 563 1710
2018 650 1460
2019 618 1434
2020 607 1044
2021 731 478

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Stuttgart in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Atomic and Molecular physics 2 7 29
Condensed Matter Physics 3 14 54
Optical Engineering 2 12 62
Applied/Engineering Physics 5 29 112
Astrobiology 9 48 129
Acoustical Engineering 4 35 137
Materials Science 4 22 137
Quantum and Particle physics 20 70 146
Theoretical Physics 23 102 208
Nanotechnology 13 58 231
Nuclear Physics 28 146 308
Biophysics 37 156 413
Astrophysics and Astronomy 30 220 567

Chemistry rankings

The University of Stuttgart ranked 6th for Chemistry in Germany and 158th in the World with 14,047 publications made and 423,168 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry ranking Location
#6 of 109 In Germany
#33 of 977 In Europe
#158 of 4,317 In the World

University of Stuttgart
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1991 180 160
1992 126 78
1993 162 176
1994 167 209
1995 138 147
1996 278 460
1997 331 503
1998 340 703
1999 348 758
2000 353 672
2001 428 948
2002 334 602
2003 414 1000
2004 404 1005
2005 405 900
2006 468 1105
2007 397 1074
2008 470 1307
2009 429 1382
2010 567 1545
2011 482 1523
2012 532 1461
2013 516 1332
2014 528 1636
2015 506 1488
2016 609 1703
2017 503 1440
2018 551 1216
2019 555 1154
2020 549 827
2021 671 417

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Stuttgart in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Physical chemistry 7 34 89
Pharmacy 13 38 109
Computational Chemistry 14 45 111
Organic Chemistry 8 39 112
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 15 49 131
Materials Science 4 22 137
Biochemical Engineering 15 83 185
Inorganic Chemistry 10 59 222
Nanotechnology 13 58 231
Biochemistry 25 94 259
Chemical Engineering 12 62 303
Petrology and Geochemistry 26 141 371
Radiochemistry 14 95 469
Environmental Chemistry 30 202 518
Nutrition and Food Science 19 224 759

Computer Science rankings

The University of Stuttgart ranked 10th for Computer Science in Germany and 201st in the World with 6,316 publications made and 160,540 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Blockchain and Cryptography, Computational Linguistics, Computer Vision, Human-Computer Interaction.

Computer Science ranking Location
#10 of 131 In Germany
#59 of 1,051 In Europe
#201 of 4,392 In the World

University of Stuttgart
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1991 35 48
1992 33 11
1993 37 13
1994 68 65
1995 34 28
1996 69 52
1997 60 109
1998 80 100
1999 76 104
2000 105 211
2001 80 161
2002 93 171
2003 119 468
2004 120 238
2005 133 308
2006 150 345
2007 154 386
2008 240 1841
2009 278 600
2010 285 507
2011 282 495
2012 289 684
2013 280 746
2014 325 730
2015 314 613
2016 396 954
2017 364 947
2018 370 1538
2019 394 596
2020 432 556
2021 421 174

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Stuttgart in various areas of Computer Science.

Mathematics rankings

The University of Stuttgart ranked 6th for Mathematics in Germany and 208th in the World with 1,939 publications made and 49,469 citations received. Main research topics: Applied Mathematics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#6 of 92 In Germany
#60 of 816 In Europe
#208 of 3,376 In the World

University of Stuttgart
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1991 12 3
1992 6 1
1993 11 9
1994 17 24
1995 11 13
1996 17 17
1997 27 54
1998 35 107
1999 31 47
2000 43 75
2001 34 55
2002 42 93
2003 55 95
2004 45 85
2005 49 115
2006 75 160
2007 62 158
2008 73 248
2009 82 200
2010 104 147
2011 76 126
2012 110 142
2013 83 269
2014 87 208
2015 87 126
2016 96 231
2017 94 151
2018 79 185
2019 95 111
2020 87 93
2021 91 42

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Stuttgart in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Applied Mathematics 2 11 61
Blockchain and Cryptography 4 18 96
Operations Research 13 109 323
Statistics 30 177 495
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 34 228 546

Art & Design rankings

The University of Stuttgart ranked 1st for Art & Design in Germany and 123rd in the World with 1,169 publications made and 44,063 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, UX/UI Desgin, Computer Graphics, Architecture, Game Design and Development.

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

Art & Design ranking Location
#1 of 86 In Germany
#38 of 723 In Europe
#123 of 2,700 In the World

University of Stuttgart
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1991 8 3
1992 3 0
1993 8 3
1994 14 24
1995 11 4
1996 7 14
1997 13 30
1998 16 11
1999 18 38
2000 19 60
2001 15 51
2002 21 27
2003 27 94
2004 28 67
2005 26 50
2006 18 89
2007 27 23
2008 38 1332
2009 29 35
2010 41 71
2011 69 131
2012 65 173
2013 53 84
2014 77 157
2015 80 127
2016 98 187
2017 81 153
2018 63 98
2019 63 111
2020 60 25
2021 43 10

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Stuttgart in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Computer Graphics 1 3 22
Multimedia 2 12 53
Animation 4 18 70
UX/UI Desgin 7 29 75
Architecture 5 37 102
Graphic Design 7 36 122
Game Design and Development 12 89 246
Photography 7 101 282
Interior Design 14 139 447
Cinematography 15 195 487
Entertainment Industry Business 16 197 514
Art History 25 197 519
Painting and Drawing 21 252 594
Sculpture 21 252 594
Landscape Architecture 24 243 615
Illustration and Concept Art 22 273 672
Creative Writing 30 321 882

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Stuttgart

Speciality Germany Europe World Rank
Environmental Economics 4 56 130
Linguistics 9 64 161
Project Management 5 60 163
Risk Management 6 80 225
Environmental Management 9 92 272
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 17 95 278
Earth science and Geophysics 20 130 335
Geology 23 130 341
Hydrology and Water resources management 19 128 369
Philosophy 29 147 402
Supply Chain Management 17 135 414
Environmental Science 22 155 424
Journalism and Digital Media 17 151 428
Molecular Biology 35 144 430
Sonography and Ultrasound 35 165 445
Urban and Regional planning 17 205 476
Biology 37 182 521
Geography and Cartography 21 192 535
Paleontology 31 207 535
Radio and Television broadcasting 23 197 545
Business 22 219 569
Genetics 42 223 613
Virology 35 191 622
Evolutionary Biology 47 244 635
Entomology 38 229 641
Agricultural Economics 15 187 652
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences 33 250 659
Anatomy and Physiology 40 227 661
Management 17 222 693
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 39 266 701
Economics 36 273 703
Real Estate 24 224 713
Agricultural Science 25 215 726
Oceanography 30 256 727
Oncology and Cancer research 37 242 738
Marketing 29 274 740
Immunology 39 251 745
Zoology 44 259 749
Broadcast Journalism 30 258 755
Botany 44 265 770
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 53 264 774
Microbiology 46 268 789
Sports Medicine 42 299 793
Archaeology 29 316 808
Law 31 272 816
Ecology 50 304 829
Demography 47 299 839
Publishing 36 316 863
Political Science 48 331 879
Communications and Public Relations 36 320 910
Medicine 44 294 917
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 44 310 943
Psychology 52 337 950
Orthodontics 42 293 969
Sociology 44 361 1024
Social Psychology 57 359 1106
Physical Therapy 51 425 1254