University of Ulm: Statistics

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#413 of 14,131 In the World
#170 of 2,785 In Europe
#37 of 369 In Germany
#6 of 62 In Baden-Wurttemberg
#1 of 2 In Ulm
#36 of 1,018 For Neurosurgery
Top50% For 182 other topics
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Acceptance rate

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate13%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis)
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - February; April-July)

We've calculated the 13% acceptance rate for University of Ulm 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 Ulm is a world-class research university with 56,724 scientific papers published and 1,469,265 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Biochemistry, Genetics, Computer Science, Quantum and Particle physics, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.


University of Ulm majors

by publication & citation count

36,576 / 1,187,668
31,618 / 977,382
30,900 / 956,926
23,872 / 580,281
22,632 / 554,795
21,108 / 736,991
20,754 / 754,238
Computer Science
18,855 / 478,186
Quantum and Particle physics
15,742 / 366,501
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14,859 / 327,329
Organic Chemistry
14,707 / 406,852
13,761 / 523,407
13,538 / 403,647
Materials Science
13,518 / 334,781
Environmental Science
13,499 / 373,911
9,473 / 291,182
8,790 / 350,460
8,278 / 256,407
8,148 / 213,114
7,963 / 121,667
Optical Engineering
7,342 / 180,211
7,336 / 207,874
7,021 / 196,812
6,964 / 238,265
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
6,002 / 167,980
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,822 / 94,296
Oncology and Cancer research
5,422 / 228,564
5,271 / 155,407
Political Science
5,200 / 82,801
Geography and Cartography
5,152 / 121,917
Metallurgical Engineering
4,728 / 127,730
Anatomy and Physiology
4,640 / 144,619
Electrical Engineering
4,558 / 86,096
4,525 / 138,547
4,318 / 143,265
4,318 / 79,972
4,287 / 73,283
4,245 / 141,130
4,059 / 74,100
Physical chemistry
3,630 / 103,836

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 629 4220
1991 692 4922
1992 669 6560
1993 838 5998
1994 804 6523
1995 886 7385
1996 1044 8422
1997 1137 9785
1998 1090 11382
1999 1083 13393
2000 1092 14846
2001 1098 16303
2002 1059 18327
2003 1119 20904
2004 1132 23094
2005 1211 27707
2006 1683 30195
2007 1595 33765
2008 1428 37171
2009 1582 40779
2010 1679 44721
2011 1836 50339
2012 2107 57691
2013 1994 62068
2014 2232 66522
2015 1951 70979
2016 2167 72848
2017 2091 79465
2018 2123 80129
2019 2122 90033
2020 2328 106275
2021 2772 134013
2022 2197 125171
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Local studetns None (except for Master's degree programmes in Oncology, Engineering Management and Surveying and Mapping); Administrative fee, 156 per semester. (EUR)

The University of Ulm 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 Ulm.

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 No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business No No No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics No No No
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Computing, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Information Technology, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Psychology, Science Education, Secondary Education, Software Engineering
Master Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedicine, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, Environmental Studies, Finance, Industrial Chemistry, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Multimedia, Nanotechnology, Oncology, Optical Technology, Physics, Psychology, Software Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering
PhD Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Pharmacy
Habilitation Natural Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Chulabhorn, Princess Srisavangavadhana

    Chulabhorn, Princess Srisavangavadhana
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    1957-.. (age 66)
    health professionalmusicianchemistsingermilitary officer

    Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, the Princess Srisavangavadhana is a princess of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, and the younger sister of King Vajiralongkorn. She is officially styled Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn, which corresponds to her full Thai title Somdet Phrachao Nong Nang Thoe Chaofa Chulabhorn Walailak Agrarajakumari (Thai: สมเด็จพระเจ้าน้องนางเธอ เจ้าฟ้าจุฬาภรณวลัยลักษณ์ อัครราชกุมารี).

  2. Reiner Knizia

    Reiner Knizia
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in the University of Ulm
    Graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in mathematics
    game designeruniversity teacherboard game designer

    Reiner Knizia is a prolific German-style board game designer.

  3. Stefan Rahmstorf

    Stefan Rahmstorf
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the University of Ulm
    Studied physics
    climatologistuniversity teacherclimate activistphysicist

    Stefan Rahmstorf is a German oceanographer and climatologist. Since 2000, he has been a Professor of Physics of the Oceans at Potsdam University. He studied physical oceanography at Bangor University and received his Ph.D. in oceanography from Victoria University of Wellington (1990). His work focuses on the role of ocean currents in climate change. He was one of the lead authors of the IPCC Fourth Assessment Report.

  4. Beate Schücking

    Beate Schücking
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1956-.. (age 67)
    obstetricianphysicianuniversity teacher

    Beate A. Schücking is a German professor of Health Science and Psychosocial Medicine. She is the author of numerous articles and papers on aspects of scientific research and professional education. From 2011 to 2022, Schücking was the 968th President of Leipzig University as the first woman to become President since its founding in 1409.

  5. Dominik Gross

    Dominik Gross
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1964-.. (age 59)
    physicianuniversity teachermedical historianhistorian

    Dominik Gross is a German bioethicist and historian of medicine. He is Professor and Director of the Institute of History, Theory and Ethics in Medicine at the RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

  6. Stefan R. Bornstein

    Stefan R. Bornstein
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    1961-.. (age 62)
    university teacherphysician

    Stefan R. Bornstein is the director of the Centre for Internal Medicine and the Medical Clinic and Policlinic III at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus of the Technical University of Dresden as well as the medical faculty's vice dean of international affairs and development and a member of the supervisory board of the University Hospital of Dresden. Furthermore, he is chair and honorary consultant for diabetes and endocrinology at King's College London. Previously, Bornstein worked as assistant director and professor of endocrinology at the University Hospital of Düsseldorf, as unit chief at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland and held the Heisenberg-scholarship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft.

  7. Laura Martignon

    Laura Martignon
    Born in
    Colombia Flag Colombia
    1952-.. (age 71)

    Laura Martignon is a Colombian and Italian professor and scientist. From 2003 until 2020 she served as a Professor of Mathematics and Mathematical Education at the Ludwigsburg University of Education. Until 2017 she was an Adjunct Scientist of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, where she previously worked as Senior Researcher. She also worked for ten years as a Mathematics Professor at the University of Brasilia and spent a period of one and a half years, as visiting scholar, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

  8. Nicole Grobert

    Nicole Grobert
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    20th Century

    Nicole Grobert FRSC FYAE is a German-British materials chemist. She is a professor of nanomaterials at the Department of Materials at the University of Oxford, fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and a Royal Society industry fellow at Williams Advanced Engineering. Grobert is the chair of the European Commission's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors.

  9. Jens Marklof

    Jens Marklof
    1971-.. (age 52)

    Jens Marklof FRS is a German mathematician working in the areas of quantum chaos, dynamical systems, equidistribution, modular forms and number theory. He will be president of the London Mathematical Society in the period 2023-2024.

University of Ulm faculties and divisions

Faculty : Engineering and Computer Science Biomedical Engineering, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Information Technology, Materials Engineering, Microelectronics, Psychology, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Mathematics and Economics Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, Mathematics, Operations Research
Faculty : Medicine Biomedicine, Dentistry, Medicine
Faculty : Natural Sciences Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Economics, Materials Engineering, Natural Sciences, Physics

General information

Alternative names Universität Ulm
Founded 1967
Motto Sciendo - Docendo - Curando
to do research, teach and care for patients

Location and contacts

Address Albert-Einstein-Allee
Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, 89069
City population 126,000

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