University of Duisburg-Essen
Region: Western Europe
Country/Region: Germany
Found Year: 2003
Address: Universitaetsstr. 2
Introduction

Founded in 2003, the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE) is an international research university with currently 43,000 students from over 130 countries. It is one of the largest universities in Germany, located at the heart of the Ruhr metropolis with two main campuses at Duisburg and Essen, and its university medical centre at Essen. Just like the region, the UDE is young, ambitious and ever changing. 11 faculties, Humanities, Social Sciences, Educational Sciences, Economics, Business Administration, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering, and Medicine provide a broad range of academic disciplines and offer high quality research and teaching. 4 main research areas, nanosciences, biomedical sciences, urban systems & metropolitan areas, and change of contemporary societies foster exchange across disciplines and promote innovative ideas. Our slogan Open-Minded - We as one of the youngest German universities have a fresh way of looking at things. We think in terms of possibilities instead of limitations. Our 11 faculties are working to develope ideas with the future. We are strong on research and teaching, embrace diversity, promote academic potential and fight for genuine educational equality. Our university is dedicated to tolerant and peaceful collaboration. We are committed to treating everyone we meet at the university with respect, honesty and trust regardless of his or her position, nationality, religion, gender or other attribute. As a member of the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr), we work together with the Ruhr University of Bochum and the Technical University of Dortmund to coordinate our efforts to encourage the Ruhr as a science region, creating a unique profile, setting priorities and establishing scientific and organizational networks. On international level the UDE is working together with 102 active partnerships worldwide. Thereof are more than 200 ERASMUS partner institutions in Europe.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
301-400
Academic Ranking of World Universities
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501-600
2017
301-400
2018
301-400
2019
301-400
2020
301-400
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Automation & Control
51-75
Medical Technology
51-75
Mathematics
101-150
Instruments Science & Technology
101-150
Clinical Medicine
101-150
Communication
101-150
Mechanical Engineering
151-200
Biological Sciences
151-200
Key Statistics
42022
Total Enrollment
7566(18.0%)
International Students
28823
Undergraduate Enrollment
4426(15.4%)
International Students
13199
Graduate Enrollment
3140(23.8%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Anglophone Studies
Applied Communication and Media Science
Applied Computer Science
Applied Computer Science - Systems Engineering
Applied Philosophy
Automation and Control Engineering
Biology
Business Administration
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Cultural Management
Dutch Language and Culture
Education Science
Electro-Technology and Information Technology
Energy Science
French Language and Culture
German Studies: Language, Literature, Culture and Communications
History
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Biology
Modern East Asien Studies
Nano-Engineering
Physics
Political Economy
Political Science
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Culture
Steel Technology and Metal Forming
Theory and Methodology of Economics Studies
Water Sciences: Chemistry, Analytics, Microbiology
Graduate Programs
Anglophone Studies
Anglophone Studies
Applied Communication and Media Science
Applied Communication and Media Science
Applied Computer Science
Applied Computer Science - Systems Engineering
Art and Design Science
Automation and Control Engineering
Automotive Engineering & Management
Business Administration
Business Administration - Health Care Management
Business Administration Energy and Finance
Chemistry
Christian Studies
Civil Engineering
Communication Science
Computational Mechanics
Computer Engineering
Computer Science and Communications Engineering
Contemporary East Asian Studies
Contemporary East Asian Studies
Development and Goverance
Economic Policy
Educational Media
Educational Media
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Electro Technology and Information Technology
Environmental Toxicology
European Adult Education
French Language and Culture
German Studies: Language and Culture
German Studies: Language and Culture
Health Care Management
History
History
Industrial Engineering
Information Systems
Information Systems
Information Systems, Vawi
Information Systems, Vawi
International Relations and Development Policy
International Studies In Engineering
Literature and Practical Media Studies Lum
Logistics Management
Machinery and Plant Construction
Management Technology of Water and Wastewater
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Biology
Medical Biology
Metallurgy and Metal Forming
Modern East Asian Studies
Modern East Asian Studies
Nanoengineering
Pharmaceutical Medicine
Philosophy
Philosophy
Physics
Political Economy
Political Management, Public Policy and Public Administration
Public Transport Management
Public Transport Management
Science and Theory of Art and Design
Social Work: Counselling and Management
Sociology
Spanish Language and Culture
Survey Methodology
Sustainable Urban Technologies
Technical Logistics
Transnational Ecosystem-Based Water Management
Transnational Ecosystem-Based Water Management
Urban Culture Society and Space
Urban Culture Society and Space
Water Science