University of Wuppertal Rankings

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In the World#1451 of 14178
In Europe#517 of 2794
In Germany#64 of 372
In North Rhine-Westphalia#11 of 65
In Wuppertal#1 of 2

Quick Review

Enrollment
21,949
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
German

Publications & Citations

Publications
7,119
Citations
349,209

University of Wuppertal majors

by publication count

Physics
2,134
Computer science
764
Materials science
688
Mathematics
662
Chemistry
463
Engineering
372
Psychology
361
Medicine
256
Environmental science
211
Economics
202
Business
139
Political science
86
Biology
79
Sociology
68
Geology
49
Philosophy
35
Geography
20
History
12
Art
8

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics222184,297
Mathematics48732,137
Sociology7683,648
Engineering8347,514
Environmental science9394,841
History942142
Economics9993,667
Materials science103216,420
Psychology105710,574
Geology10861,997
Computer science12337,619
Political science1343482
Chemistry144413,886
Medicine14658,674
Philosophy148932
Business15501,267
Geography1929432
Biology27892,056

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990341144
1991521278
1992531316
1993561231
1994751266
1995891361
1996731680
1997911722
1998731685
1999832026
20001012010
2001932087
20021132579
20031223174
20041393673
20051504114
20061914934
20072035599
20082257232
20092838320
20102819123
201132613085
201240620492
201338225837
201428424803
201535728407
201634128219
201737622858
201834220626
201947622633
202044922329

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Reifezeugnis)
Academic CalendarOctober to September (October - March; April-September)
Enrollment21,949
Full time employee935
Student:staff ratio23:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$500$500
International students$500$20,000

University of Wuppertal has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeAmerican 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
MasterAmerican 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
PhDAmerican 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
HabilitationArchitecture 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

General info

Alternative namesBUW
Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Founded1972
WikipediaUniversity of Wuppertal
AccreditationMinisterium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Colorsgreen
Academic structureFaculty of Humanities
Faculty of Business and Economics / Schumpeter School of Business and Economics
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural
Sciences
Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Safety Engineering
Faculty of Electrical, Information and Media Engineering
Faculty of Art and Design
Faculty of Educational and Social Sciences
School of Education
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
uni-assist

Location and Contacts

AddressGauss-Strasse 20
Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, 42119
Germany
City population354,000
Phone+49 (202) 439 2181
Fax+49 (202) 439 3856

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