University of Wuppertal: Statistics

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#817 of 14,131 In the World
#319 of 2,785 In Europe
#57 of 369 In Germany
#11 of 64 In North Rhine-Westphalia
#1 of 2 In Wuppertal
#156 of 1,946 For Theoretical Physics
Top50% For 122 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
21,949
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German
Acceptance rate
60%*

* The University of Wuppertal is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete 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 (Reifezeugnis)
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment21,949

Research profile

University of Wuppertal is a world-class research university with 19,813 scientific papers published and 369,915 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Biology, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, and Materials Science.

Publications
19,813
Citations
369,915

University of Wuppertal majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
11,253 / 279,073
Engineering
10,357 / 233,656
Quantum and Particle physics
9,159 / 234,972
Chemistry
8,483 / 202,334
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
7,905 / 95,147
Biology
6,349 / 151,077
Environmental Science
6,262 / 146,133
Computer Science
6,128 / 114,266
Organic Chemistry
5,396 / 142,041
Materials Science
5,375 / 126,205
Philosophy
5,002 / 48,957
Medicine
3,853 / 70,169
Optical Engineering
3,647 / 83,039
Political Science
3,582 / 34,566
Geography and Cartography
3,398 / 70,455
Mathematics
3,394 / 69,517
Geology
3,357 / 86,290
Nuclear Physics
3,149 / 102,727
Electrical Engineering
3,030 / 73,461
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,765 / 48,050
Business
2,597 / 44,199
Biochemistry
2,449 / 57,442
Statistics
2,375 / 56,160
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,354 / 68,429
Psychology
2,178 / 36,869
Law
2,159 / 31,808
Ecology
1,991 / 57,244
History
1,979 / 32,517
Metallurgical Engineering
1,967 / 51,574
Archaeology
1,817 / 31,654
Telecommunications
1,789 / 39,658
Mechanical Engineering
1,733 / 27,128
Genetics
1,717 / 35,582
Linguistics
1,666 / 23,297
Economics
1,613 / 22,489
Paleontology
1,613 / 39,907
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,558 / 37,330
Sociology
1,455 / 21,827
Management
1,374 / 27,297
Physical chemistry
1,255 / 34,147

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 192 1768
1991 254 1947
1992 267 2207
1993 242 2245
1994 273 2390
1995 284 2566
1996 306 3024
1997 321 3401
1998 287 3331
1999 351 3929
2000 326 4071
2001 326 4374
2002 337 4892
2003 380 5307
2004 389 5555
2005 374 6796
2006 439 7059
2007 457 8236
2008 418 9250
2009 510 10212
2010 551 10601
2011 565 12259
2012 679 14624
2013 727 15972
2014 600 17023
2015 738 18272
2016 794 19163
2017 823 19273
2018 812 18881
2019 937 20983
2020 1173 24724
2021 1268 31639
2022 1158 30764
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of Wuppertal gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per semester)
Bachelor's Degree € 300
Master's Degree € 500
Doctoral Degree Free

The University of Wuppertal 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 Wuppertal.

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 Yes Yes TBD
Biology Yes Yes TBD
Business Yes Yes TBD
Chemistry Yes Yes TBD
Computer Science Yes Yes TBD
Economics Yes Yes TBD
Engineering Yes Yes TBD
Environmental Science Yes Yes TBD
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes TBD
Mathematics Yes Yes TBD
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes TBD
Psychology Yes Yes TBD
Bachelor's Degree American Studies, Architecture, Biology, Building Technologies, Business and Commerce, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, English, English Studies, Fine Arts, French, Geography, German, Germanic Studies, Health Administration, History, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Interior Design, Latin, Linguistics, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Media Studies, Music, Native Language Education, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Printing and Printmaking, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Safety Engineering, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Technology, Transport Engineering
Master American Studies, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Automotive Engineering, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Child Care and Development, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Economic and Finance Policy, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, English, English Studies, Family Studies, Finance, Fire Science, German, Germanic Studies, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management, Information Technology, International Economics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Philosophy, Physics, Printing and Printmaking, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Real Estate, Safety Engineering, Social Studies, Sociology, Special Education, Taxation, Teacher Training
PhD American Studies, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Biology, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, English Studies, Fine Arts, Food Technology, Germanic Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music Education, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Printing and Printmaking, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Romance Languages, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Sports, Telecommunications Engineering
Habilitation Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Religion, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Technology, Transport Economics

Notable alumni

  1. Peter Trawny

    Peter Trawny
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the University of Wuppertal
    Graduated with doctorate in philosophy
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacherphenomenologist
    Biography

    Peter Trawny is a German philosopher and professor at the University of Wuppertal.

University of Wuppertal faculties and divisions

School : Architecture and Civil Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering, Real Estate
School : Art and Design Fine Arts, Industrial Design
School : Business and Economics Business Administration, Commercial Law, Economics
School : Education Education
School : Electrical, Information and Media Engineering Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Media Studies, Technology
School : Human and Social Sciences Geochemistry, Pedagogy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sports, Technology Education
School : Humanities Catholic Theology, Comparative Literature, English, History, Linguistics, Literature, Music, Music Education, Philology, Philosophy, Protestant Theology
School : Mathematics and Natural Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
School : Mechanical Engineering and Safety Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Safety Engineering

General information

Alternative names BUW
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Founded 1972
Colors green

Location and contacts

Address Gaußstraße 20
Wuppertal, 42119
Germany
City population 355,000

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