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The University of Trier ranked 53rd in Germany, 743rd in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 111 research topics. The University of Trier ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 10,362 academic publications and 199,335 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 17 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#743 of 14,131 In the World
#294 of 2,785 In Europe
#53 of 369 In Germany
#3 of 18 In Rhineland-Palatinate
#1 of 2 In Trier
#369 of 1,033 For International Law
#516 of 1,063 For Intellectual Property and Patent Law
#580 of 1,001 For International Relations and Diplomacy
#1934 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#253 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 108 other topics

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

The University of Trier ranked 56th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Germany and 778th in the World with 6,633 publications made and 93,407 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Law, History, Sociology.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#56 of 174 In Germany
#317 of 1,488 In Europe
#778 of 6,939 In the World

University of Trier
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 44 61
1991 26 62
1992 57 89
1993 65 108
1994 74 117
1995 83 225
1996 71 250
1997 75 249
1998 110 488
1999 59 499
2000 86 689
2001 67 731
2002 86 821
2003 102 1088
2004 124 1331
2005 86 1385
2006 101 1868
2007 132 2017
2008 157 2183
2009 169 2754
2010 228 3048
2011 234 3702
2012 255 4226
2013 261 4687
2014 301 5263
2015 309 5366
2016 288 5894
2017 356 6134
2018 307 6540
2019 405 7923
2020 499 9826
2021 535 13233
2022 425 11674

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
International Law 17 156 369
Intellectual Property and Patent Law 18 175 516
International Relations and Diplomacy 25 208 580
Political Science 54 276 666
Political Economy 35 255 670
Philosophy 55 286 688
Genealogy 31 243 713
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 37 289 731
Social Work 14 251 794
Linguistics 55 328 841
Public Policy / Administration 40 321 890
Human Rights Law 34 327 893
Art History 54 366 897
History 52 354 902
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies 48 378 966
Law 55 362 969
Archaeology 56 372 974
Media Studies 39 327 981
Sociology 55 377 1048
Demography 53 374 1089
Gender Studies 45 351 1129
Library and Information science 69 415 1157
Aesthetics 62 440 1180
Journalism and Digital Media 52 406 1197
Anthropology 61 444 1264
Education Majors 59 417 1311
Communications and Public Relations 73 499 1458
Classics and Ancient History 63 501 1472

Biology rankings

The University of Trier ranked 63rd for Biology in Germany and 1348th in the World with 3,996 publications made and 133,800 citations received. Main research topics: Paleontology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Botany.

Biology ranking Location
#63 of 168 In Germany
#419 of 1,428 In Europe
#1348 of 6,663 In the World

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Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 22 68
1991 19 107
1992 20 86
1993 45 98
1994 28 124
1995 40 191
1996 53 262
1997 58 285
1998 71 442
1999 47 491
2000 62 691
2001 46 829
2002 54 900
2003 64 1258
2004 85 1407
2005 70 1656
2006 74 2186
2007 78 2463
2008 131 2793
2009 135 3439
2010 172 4016
2011 163 4555
2012 156 5134
2013 158 5868
2014 174 6544
2015 169 6675
2016 182 7167
2017 218 7583
2018 176 7434
2019 258 8753
2020 250 10373
2021 316 13186
2022 223 11754

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Neuroscience 45 249 650
Forestry 42 253 784
Evolutionary Biology 54 315 810
Biotechnology 50 317 998
Zoology 54 341 1058
Botany 56 357 1137
Agricultural Science 52 350 1140
Immunology 51 367 1228
Paleontology 63 412 1239
Genetics 58 399 1292
Biochemistry 61 410 1337
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 61 451 1440
Molecular Biology 66 438 1520
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 58 436 1613
Pharmacology 56 431 1644
Horticulture 54 421 1668
Virology 58 456 1736
Oncology and Cancer research 67 583 2332
Nutrition and Food Science 68 590 2424
Nanotechnology 79 648 2519
Microbiology 68 612 2709

Computer Science rankings

The University of Trier ranked 62nd for Computer Science in Germany and 1043rd in the World with 3,797 publications made and 105,423 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Neuroscience, Machine Learning, Cognitive Science, Computer Vision.

Computer Science ranking Location
#62 of 169 In Germany
#383 of 1,444 In Europe
#1043 of 6,597 In the World

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Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 21 45
1991 16 76
1992 24 86
1993 43 87
1994 45 120
1995 42 172
1996 62 239
1997 50 258
1998 76 436
1999 42 423
2000 50 570
2001 44 722
2002 52 834
2003 75 1158
2004 78 1178
2005 80 1356
2006 73 1813
2007 74 2013
2008 113 2279
2009 135 2773
2010 137 3111
2011 123 3538
2012 123 4204
2013 135 4541
2014 171 5142
2015 176 5203
2016 176 5332
2017 177 5706
2018 154 5854
2019 239 7051
2020 252 8290
2021 325 10592
2022 232 9487

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

Computer Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Cognitive Science 43 227 607
Neuroscience 45 249 650
Multimedia 43 281 698
Data Science 51 324 756
Game Design and Development 52 331 769
Human-Computer Interaction 56 326 774
Computational Linguistics 54 308 789
Blockchain and Cryptography 50 286 811
Software Engineering 62 358 822
Machine Learning 51 330 964
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 63 384 1039
Computer Graphics 68 407 1058
Cyber Security 58 397 1126
Library and Information science 69 415 1157
Management Information Systems 67 486 1210
Computer Networking 67 432 1306
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 61 451 1440
Computer Vision 70 488 1518
Telecommunications 78 618 2118

Environmental Science rankings

The University of Trier ranked 65th for Environmental Science in Germany and 1312th in the World with 3,672 publications made and 75,118 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Geology, Ecology, Paleontology, Agricultural Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#65 of 168 In Germany
#444 of 1,449 In Europe
#1312 of 6,683 In the World

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Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 17 46
1991 12 59
1992 14 49
1993 47 89
1994 21 77
1995 38 133
1996 45 174
1997 40 173
1998 48 231
1999 17 255
2000 40 378
2001 35 411
2002 45 444
2003 62 660
2004 59 662
2005 50 750
2006 56 1005
2007 73 1085
2008 103 1354
2009 109 1699
2010 155 2096
2011 171 2575
2012 161 2977
2013 147 3439
2014 176 3960
2015 192 4204
2016 168 4693
2017 197 5091
2018 184 5510
2019 234 6481
2020 241 8019
2021 294 10756
2022 224 9832

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Environmental Science.

Environmental Science subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Forestry 42 253 784
Earth science and Geophysics 52 319 943
Geography and Cartography 62 399 1079
Agricultural Science 52 350 1140
Ecology 57 404 1161
Petrology and Geochemistry 59 422 1219
Paleontology 63 412 1239
Oceanography 67 433 1240
Geology 66 436 1280
Geotechnical Engineering 57 407 1321
Environmental Chemistry 65 431 1327
Environmental Management 58 468 1452
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science 68 500 1521
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 58 436 1613
Environmental Engineering 66 508 1826

Engineering rankings

The University of Trier ranked 72nd for Engineering in Germany and 1728th in the World with 3,000 publications made and 67,570 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Computer Networking, Electrical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#72 of 167 In Germany
#551 of 1,442 In Europe
#1728 of 6,555 In the World

University of Trier
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 17 37
1991 13 78
1992 19 65
1993 39 96
1994 25 91
1995 35 149
1996 49 196
1997 43 205
1998 52 289
1999 33 299
2000 40 392
2001 31 409
2002 43 430
2003 53 606
2004 52 660
2005 56 740
2006 51 936
2007 62 999
2008 73 1255
2009 94 1377
2010 108 1638
2011 107 1809
2012 117 2190
2013 116 2548
2014 140 2894
2015 151 3177
2016 136 3434
2017 142 3697
2018 127 3950
2019 200 4958
2020 199 5931
2021 260 7691
2022 159 6806

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

Engineering subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Remote Sensing 31 192 514
Human-Computer Interaction 56 326 774
Biotechnology 50 317 998
Systems Engineering 72 454 1147
Computer Networking 67 432 1306
Geotechnical Engineering 57 407 1321
Aerospace Engineering 68 471 1338
Acoustical Engineering 68 455 1339
Civil Engineering 72 525 1650
Mechanical Engineering 73 556 1667
Electronic Engineering 73 498 1673
Structural Engineering 74 558 1769
Environmental Engineering 66 508 1826
Optical Engineering 73 567 1874
Telecommunications 78 618 2118
Electrical Engineering 79 633 2250
Materials Science 80 684 2472
Nanotechnology 79 648 2519
Metallurgical Engineering 85 771 3042
Chemical Engineering 90 751 3054

Medicine rankings

The University of Trier ranked 57th for Medicine in Germany and 1134th in the World with 2,959 publications made and 107,540 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Pathology, Clinical Psychology, Public Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN).

Medicine ranking Location
#57 of 168 In Germany
#366 of 1,401 In Europe
#1134 of 6,552 In the World

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Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 15 37
1991 12 34
1992 17 49
1993 22 57
1994 22 80
1995 23 111
1996 33 151
1997 32 209
1998 51 332
1999 43 405
2000 45 606
2001 34 717
2002 39 834
2003 47 1164
2004 73 1359
2005 62 1547
2006 61 2070
2007 77 2282
2008 93 2615
2009 99 3198
2010 117 3532
2011 94 4162
2012 114 4514
2013 124 5043
2014 127 5620
2015 136 5669
2016 120 5838
2017 146 6067
2018 137 5842
2019 188 6946
2020 187 7943
2021 230 10129
2022 190 9298

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 48 142 313
Clinical Psychology 20 109 336
Audiology 39 182 486
Social Work 14 251 794
Psychiatry 44 280 802
Gerontology 38 277 862
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 50 319 943
Orthodontics 58 336 952
Physical Therapy 49 351 956
Dentistry 59 354 1062
Immunology 51 367 1228
Anatomy and Physiology 60 403 1249
Public Health 58 424 1308
Nursing 53 428 1359
Anesthesiology 58 422 1461
Pathology 60 438 1491
Pharmacology 56 431 1644
Cardiology 58 502 1655
Sports Medicine 66 531 1692
Virology 58 456 1736
Healthcare Management (MHA) 63 525 1761
Health Science 55 499 1857
Surgery 69 559 1950
Oncology and Cancer research 67 583 2332

Physics rankings

The University of Trier ranked 71st for Physics in Germany and 1734th in the World with 2,648 publications made and 60,464 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#71 of 166 In Germany
#542 of 1,434 In Europe
#1734 of 6,484 In the World

University of Trier
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 17 43
1991 15 70
1992 18 80
1993 37 109
1994 18 104
1995 26 153
1996 34 162
1997 39 186
1998 47 276
1999 29 283
2000 45 370
2001 29 423
2002 34 379
2003 36 556
2004 42 554
2005 51 705
2006 50 901
2007 62 879
2008 69 1122
2009 73 1292
2010 93 1433
2011 104 1664
2012 96 1879
2013 108 2180
2014 115 2450
2015 130 2713
2016 129 2786
2017 121 2862
2018 112 3137
2019 156 3848
2020 180 4523
2021 223 5928
2022 143 5306

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

Physics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy 58 334 883
Acoustical Engineering 68 455 1339
Theoretical Physics 66 462 1382
Quantum and Particle physics 72 561 1789
Optical Engineering 73 567 1874
Materials Science 80 684 2472
Nanotechnology 79 648 2519
Nuclear Physics 86 734 2886

Psychology rankings

The University of Trier ranked 46th for Psychology in Germany and 821st in the World with 2,458 publications made and 90,341 citations received. Main research topics: Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Child Psychology.

Psychology ranking Location
#46 of 168 In Germany
#289 of 1,390 In Europe
#821 of 6,353 In the World

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Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 14 31
1991 12 38
1992 13 43
1993 24 60
1994 19 64
1995 22 104
1996 28 180
1997 25 203
1998 58 355
1999 30 380
2000 37 564
2001 28 657
2002 31 782
2003 32 1123
2004 50 1214
2005 51 1399
2006 42 1889
2007 51 2077
2008 65 2333
2009 73 2920
2010 79 3131
2011 93 3651
2012 72 3971
2013 88 4473
2014 112 4937
2015 114 5007
2016 109 5233
2017 136 5336
2018 118 5112
2019 176 6128
2020 163 7321
2021 206 9122
2022 178 8221

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Clinical Psychology 20 109 336
Child Psychology 18 120 376
Social Psychology 34 183 506
Cognitive Science 43 227 607
Neuroscience 45 249 650
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 37 289 731
Social Work 14 251 794
Psychiatry 44 280 802
Education Majors 59 417 1311

Chemistry rankings

The University of Trier ranked 72nd for Chemistry in Germany and 1689th in the World with 2,181 publications made and 87,078 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Physical chemistry.

Chemistry ranking Location
#72 of 163 In Germany
#512 of 1,389 In Europe
#1689 of 6,327 In the World

University of Trier
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 16 64
1991 12 92
1992 18 64
1993 34 84
1994 20 93
1995 21 154
1996 37 204
1997 44 206
1998 38 284
1999 30 335
2000 37 432
2001 24 560
2002 35 557
2003 32 787
2004 47 942
2005 46 1059
2006 43 1348
2007 50 1508
2008 73 1724
2009 84 2087
2010 99 2494
2011 93 2599
2012 95 3089
2013 94 3508
2014 95 3835
2015 91 3949
2016 98 4221
2017 91 4428
2018 85 4133
2019 116 4626
2020 124 5201
2021 145 6688
2022 91 5942

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

Chemistry subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 59 422 1219
Environmental Chemistry 65 431 1327
Biochemistry 61 410 1337
Nutrition and Food Science 68 590 2424
Physical chemistry 81 644 2425
Materials Science 80 684 2472
Nanotechnology 79 648 2519
Organic Chemistry 80 671 2628
Chemical Engineering 90 751 3054

Mathematics rankings

The University of Trier ranked 59th for Mathematics in Germany and 1016th in the World with 2,150 publications made and 50,470 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Math Teachers, Blockchain and Cryptography.

Mathematics ranking Location
#59 of 160 In Germany
#377 of 1,363 In Europe
#1016 of 6,132 In the World

University of Trier
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 16 26
1991 12 52
1992 11 64
1993 22 101
1994 18 94
1995 25 121
1996 40 113
1997 25 120
1998 37 180
1999 24 193
2000 30 247
2001 22 317
2002 36 325
2003 38 413
2004 36 432
2005 51 578
2006 36 702
2007 42 716
2008 65 850
2009 69 951
2010 73 1219
2011 74 1287
2012 80 1678
2013 94 1797
2014 92 1922
2015 106 2094
2016 105 2215
2017 119 2326
2018 67 2450
2019 110 3088
2020 132 3611
2021 195 5319
2022 128 4845

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

Mathematics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 43 275 688
Applied Mathematics 52 304 735
Actuarial Science 41 282 763
Blockchain and Cryptography 50 286 811
Statistics 60 363 961
Math Teachers 50 331 1089

Business rankings

The University of Trier ranked 60th for Business in Germany and 1006th in the World with 2,061 publications made and 31,464 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Management, Marketing, International Business, Management Information Systems.

Business ranking Location
#60 of 162 In Germany
#391 of 1,390 In Europe
#1006 of 6,002 In the World

University of Trier
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 10 12
1991 8 14
1992 10 23
1993 9 33
1994 17 31
1995 16 52
1996 8 63
1997 17 72
1998 26 120
1999 7 117
2000 19 150
2001 16 187
2002 27 189
2003 40 284
2004 29 323
2005 41 351
2006 37 494
2007 57 481
2008 44 560
2009 47 738
2010 76 823
2011 77 1010
2012 88 1189
2013 94 1195
2014 122 1351
2015 121 1514
2016 116 1581
2017 130 1849
2018 102 2011
2019 120 2411
2020 133 3247
2021 183 4925
2022 141 4268

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Business.

Business subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Entrepreneurship 7 92 198
Tax Law 23 123 351
Investment Banking and Stock trading 26 188 524
International Trade 37 305 551
International Business 44 302 579
Human Resource Management 27 236 605
Accounting 36 276 735
Actuarial Science 41 282 763
Finance 51 319 785
Advertising 44 306 803
Public Policy / Administration 40 321 890
Project Management 65 459 1109
Management 64 416 1124
Marketing 62 427 1129
Management Information Systems 67 486 1210

Economics rankings

The University of Trier ranked 51st for Economics in Germany and 882nd in the World with 1,643 publications made and 25,568 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Development Studies, Investment Banking and Stock trading, International Trade.

Economics ranking Location
#51 of 156 In Germany
#341 of 1,322 In Europe
#882 of 5,789 In the World

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Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 5 12
1991 7 38
1992 10 46
1993 9 35
1994 12 39
1995 14 59
1996 10 48
1997 19 44
1998 30 95
1999 10 103
2000 21 118
2001 12 135
2002 15 139
2003 23 254
2004 16 177
2005 33 250
2006 29 350
2007 40 303
2008 31 342
2009 43 436
2010 62 494
2011 67 589
2012 65 760
2013 84 796
2014 88 965
2015 105 1084
2016 94 1103
2017 97 1395
2018 77 1448
2019 71 1717
2020 112 2444
2021 163 3832
2022 98 3254

The following table provides academic rankings for The University of Trier in various areas of Economics.

Economics subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Investment Banking and Stock trading 26 188 524
International Trade 37 305 551
International Relations and Diplomacy 25 208 580
International Economics 51 339 595
Political Economy 35 255 670
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 43 275 688
Actuarial Science 41 282 763
Finance 51 319 785
Development Studies 49 343 978

Art & Design rankings

The University of Trier ranked 57th for Art & Design in Germany and 982nd in the World with 835 publications made and 13,529 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Literature, Aesthetics, Art History, Creative Writing.

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
#57 of 153 In Germany
#383 of 1,295 In Europe
#982 of 5,426 In the World

University of Trier
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 1 5
1991 1 3
1992 4 15
1993 10 14
1994 4 10
1995 7 20
1996 10 29
1997 8 44
1998 12 91
1999 3 53
2000 5 105
2001 12 120
2002 8 114
2003 10 167
2004 22 155
2005 6 184
2006 16 204
2007 16 217
2008 20 253
2009 24 376
2010 32 354
2011 26 361
2012 32 459
2013 28 487
2014 37 626
2015 42 599
2016 44 654
2017 42 615
2018 31 739
2019 59 916
2020 65 1209
2021 91 1699
2022 57 1503

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

Art & Design subfield Germany ranking Europe ranking World rank
Creative Writing 19 248 628
Photography 25 248 679
Multimedia 43 281 698
Performing arts 44 313 743
Game Design and Development 52 331 769
Cinematography 26 314 796
Literature 52 323 809
Painting and Drawing 30 337 877
Sculpture 30 337 877
Art History 54 366 897
Illustration and Concept Art 31 341 905
Computer Graphics 68 407 1058
Fashion Design 61 425 1086
Aesthetics 62 440 1180