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    University of Duisburg-Essen, DUISBURG, NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA - RANKING

    Duisburg, North Rhine-WestphaliaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1654established year
    42931enrollment
    8.7/10

    University of Duisburg World Rankings, National Rankings, Subject-Specific Rankings 2020-2021

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    University of Duisburg, Essen, was formed in the year 2003, due to a merger of two universities in the cities of Duisburg and Essen. The University offers a fresh perspective to students and while being in campus one is likely to meet renowned scientists, students, and scholars from all over the world.

    Building on this wealth of sustained internationality and global citizenship, UDE promotes the exchange of knowledge, perspectives, of talents. The University has partnerships with many universities from China to Brazil to the USA. And UDE promotes mobility within Europe, for example in cooperation with their 265 ERASMUS partner universities in almost 30 countries.

    University of Duisburg has 11 faculties (Humanities, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Economics and Business Administration, Mercator School of Management, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Medicine). The University wants to promote the diverse potentials gathered here even better and more effectively, embracing diversity, promoting academic potential, and fighting for genuine educational equality. The University rewards the brightest of minds and promotes sustainable research and innovation

    In many disciplines, the UDE ranks amongst the best 10 of German universities. Over the past three years, research income has risen by 150 percent.

    University of Duisburg Ranking Highlights

    • The Times Higher Education ranked the University of Duisburg Essen on the band of 201-250th for the World University Rankings 2021.
    • The University has steadily improved its position in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking, making it to the top 200 Best Universities in the World.
    • The U.S News World University Ranking ranked the University of Duisburg Essen on the 285th rank in the list of Best Global Universities Ranking.
    • The University of Duisburg Essen also bagged the 124th rank in the list of Best Global Universities in Europe, in the 2021 edition of U.S. News World University Ranking.
    Ranking Agency / Publication Global Ranking National Ranking
    ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020 301 19
    CWUR Center for World University Rankings 2020 307 17
    CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020 380 9
    Nature Index 2020 423 15
    NTU Europe 97 18
    QS 50 under 50 101 3
    URAP World Ranking 2019 257 20
    World University Ranking 2020 – Europe 437 50

    University of Duisburg Essen QS Ranking

    • QS World University Ranking ranked the University of Duisburg Essen on the 751-800 rank band in the 2021 edition.
    • The University stood on the 601-650 rank band consecutively for the year 2019 and 2020.
    • The fall in rankings of the University doesn’t have an impact on the likeability and preference amongst the students to enroll in this University.
    • Academic Ranking of World University by Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked the Duisburg Essen University on the 301st position in their 2020 rankings.

    University of Duisburg CWUR Ranking

    The Centre of World University Ranking is a reputed ranking publication that ranks University on the basis of their overall education and employability rate.

    Institute Name University of Duisburg – Essen
    Location Germany
    World Rank 295
    National Rank 21
    Alumni Employment Rank 972
    Research Performance Rank 251
    Overall Score 76.8

    University of Duisburg National Ranking

    • Times Higher Education ranked the University as the =22nd Best University to study in Germany.
    • 48 universities from Germany are counted in the Best Universities in the World and the Times Higher Education Ranking considered all the prestigious old universities as well as the young universities in its listings.
    • University of Duisburg Essen bagged the 16th position in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings list for the Young Universities Ranking for the year 2020.
    • In the U.S News World University Ranking, the University of Duisburg – Essen was touted as the 21st Best University in Germany,2021.

    University of Duisburg Subject Specific Ranking Highlights

    Subject Name/ Ranking Agency Global Ranking National Ranking
    Mechanical Engineering
    (ARWU by subject)
    51 4
    Molecular Biology & Genetics/
    (NTU by Subject (2019)
    162 39
    Sociology
    (QS World University Rankings By Subject)
    251 17

    University of Duisburg Subject Specific Ranking by THE

    The University provides 230-degree programs through 11 faculties/ departments. The Times Higher Education Ranking has ranked the courses provided by Duisburg- Essen in its 2020-2021 edition.

    Subject Name Ranking
    Arts and Humanities 301-400
    Clinical, pre-clinical and health 201-250
    Engineering and Technology 201-250
    Physical Sciences 401-500
    Social Sciences 251-300
    Business and Economics 301-400
    Computer Science 401-500
    Education 251-300

    University of Duisburg Subject Specific Ranking by QS

    Programs offered by University of Duisburg made it to the top 201-250 rank band in the QS World University Subject Wise Ranking.

    Subject Name Ranking
    Medicine 201-250
    Sociology 251-300
    Life Sciences and Medicine 241
    Material Sciences 301-350
    Mathematics 351-400
    Agriculture and Forestry 351-400
    Physics and Astronomy 401-450
    Chemistry 401-450
    Biological Sciences 401-450
    Economics and Econometrics 451-500
    Engineering – Mechanical 451-500

    In the U.S News World University Ranking for the year 2021, most of the subjects offered by the University made it to the list of top 200 subjects and subjects like Cardiac and Cardiovascular system and Oncology made it to the list of top 100 subjects.

    University of Duisburg v/s Other Universities

    Given below is the comparison of University of Duisburg- Essen with other top Universities of Germany like University of Hohenheim and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

    Institute Name University of Duisburg – Essen University of Hohenheim Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Rank 751-800 651-700 131(QS)
    International Students 47.8 27.4 60.5
    Academic Reputation 49 78.7 46.2
    Employer Reputation 47.2 62.9 85
    Overall Score - 78.2 52.9

    Why choose University of Duisburg – Essen?

    • The German University is amongst the top 10 largest universities in Germany and offers international education with a focus on research and innovation.
    • The location of Essen and the infrastructure of the university gives the students a chance to connect with German history and culture.
    • The University hosts around 43,000 students with a stellar faculty line up that hail from prestigious universities.
    • The job and placement rate of the University is quite high. It is higher than the rates of any other University in the region.
    • There’s a pretty high chance for the graduates to secure job even before they complete their graduation.
    • All in all the University is highly diverse with a great atmosphere and learning exposure for students.

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