University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#1734 of 14,160 In the World
#576 of 2,789 In Europe
#82 of 370 In Germany
#4 of 18 In Hamburg State
#4 of 18 In Hamburg City
#555 of 1,078 For Aviation
Top50% For 11 other topics

Quick Review

Enrollment
2,587
Type
For-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
www.hsu-hh.de
Languages
German
Acceptance rate
50%*

* The University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn't necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Abitur). Students must have passed the Armed Forces Officer examination
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - December; January-March; April-September)
Enrollment2,587
Full time employee104
Student:staff ratio25:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,164
Citations
41,357

University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
1,271 / 15,145
Physics
595 / 10,118
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
525 / 6,929
Business
489 / 4,944
Economics
434 / 4,060
Chemistry
427 / 9,715
Computer Science
423 / 6,562
Mathematics
422 / 3,255
Materials Science
391 / 9,287
Psychology
254 / 6,683
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
195 / 1,788
Political Science
192 / 748
Electronic Engineering
187 / 811
Optical Engineering
142 / 774
Automation and Control engineering
141 / 1,179
Medicine
124 / 990
Sociology
111 / 2,727
Acoustical Engineering
111 / 456
Social Psychology
96 / 2,217
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
93 / 544
Applied Mathematics
92 / 590
Systems Engineering
92 / 1,635
Electrical Engineering
91 / 516
Demography
90 / 1,298
Investment Banking and Stock trading
88 / 760
Finance
72 / 622
Metallurgical Engineering
72 / 3,224
International Business
70 / 1,021
Environmental Science
70 / 622
Cognitive Science
67 / 3,597
Mechanical Engineering
67 / 552
Statistics
62 / 539
Communications and Public Relations
58 / 969
Management Information Systems
58 / 436
Structural Engineering
56 / 308
International Economics
51 / 838
Art & Design
49 / 1,662
Software Engineering
44 / 804
Automotive Engineering
41 / 164
Computer Vision
39 / 199

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 3 3
1991 1 2
1992 11 10
1993 3 14
1994 10 13
1995 5 11
1996 4 8
1997 8 13
1998 11 21
1999 12 17
2000 11 10
2001 5 14
2002 10 34
2003 16 234
2004 45 153
2005 66 187
2006 112 321
2007 125 523
2008 143 636
2009 147 801
2010 184 1263
2011 218 1716
2012 265 1813
2013 334 2322
2014 290 2765
2015 337 3310
2016 325 3242
2017 325 3818
2018 347 3978
2019 337 4792
2020 304 5705

Tuition

Undergraduate
Local students $11,250
International students $11,250

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 Automotive Engineering, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Comparative Politics, Computer Engineering, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, History, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Mechanical Engineering, Military Science, Political Sciences, Psychology, Transport Management
Master Automotive Engineering, Business Administration, Computer Engineering, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, History, Industrial Engineering, International Relations, Political Sciences, Psychology, Telecommunications Engineering
PhD Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Economics, Education, Electronic Engineering, History, Mechanical Engineering, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology
Habilitation Arts and Humanities, Electronic Engineering

Notable alumni

  1. Eberhard Zorn

    Eberhard Zorn
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg
    Graduated with Diploma of Business Administration in economics
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Eberhard Zorn is a German general who serves as the 16th and incumbent Inspector General of the Bundeswehr, the German Armed Forces.

  2. Jörg Vollmer

    Jörg Vollmer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Lieutenant General Jörg Vollmer is a German Army general and was the Inspector of the Army from 2015 to 2020.

  3. Manfred Nielson

    Manfred Nielson
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    naval officer
    Biography

    Manfred Nielson is an admiral of the German Navy currently serving as Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia.

  4. Andreas Krause

    Andreas Krause
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    submariner
    Biography

    Andreas Krause is a Vizeadmiral (vice admiral) of the German Navy of the Bundeswehr, and the current Inspector of the Navy. He previously served as a U-boat officer, as a staff officer in the Bundeswehr and NATO, as commander of the German Navy's 1st Flotilla and the Maritime Task Force for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, and as Deputy Inspector of the Navy.

  5. Rüdiger Lucassen

    Rüdiger Lucassen
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rüdiger Lucassen is a German politician for the Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and, since 2017, he has been a member of the Bundestag.

General info

Alternative names HSU
Helmut-Schmidt-Universität
Founded 1972
Accreditation Behörde für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Gleichstellung, Hamburg
Academic structure Faculty of Economics and Social Science
Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Location and Contacts

Address Holstenhofweg 85
Hamburg, Hamburg, 22043
Germany
City population 1,841,000
Phone +49 (40) 6541 1
Fax +49 (40) 6541 2869

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