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Social, Geo and Marine Sciences Ranked in Global Top 100

It is once more confirmation of the research strength and visibility of the University of Bremen. In the often cited, international QS World University Rankings by Subject, the university has placed in the top 100 for social, geo, and marine sciences.

The global university analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds publish the ranking annually. The results are more specific assessments of the QS World University Ranking 2020/2021, which was published last June. In the pre-defined categories Earth & Marine Sciences, Geology, and Geophysics, the University of Bremen secured a place in the 51-100 ranking group. Thus, the university belongs to the top 100 in these disciplines. The subject Social Policy & Administration was placed in the 51-100 ranking group. Sociology secured the 89th spot. These subjects therefore also belong to the global top 100.

President: "University and State Must not Let Up"

“The ranking once more shows the outstanding work and international recognition of our researchers,” says President Bernd Scholz-Reiter. “It proves that we belong to the leading research universities across the world in these fields.” Social, geo, and marine sciences are a part of the university’s five high-profile areas. The researchers are networked worldwide and work in large, renowned research groups on current and urgent matters of our time. Some examples are global social inequality and climate change. Some of the research groups include collaborative research centers funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Cluster of Excellence at MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen – as part of the Excellence Initiative. In these areas, the university together with the state have been successful in creating excellent conditions for outstanding scientific work. This has paid off. “The university and state must not let up but additionally create better opportunities for other scientific fields,” states the President.

About the Ranking:

The rankings created by the global university analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds offer an independent, comparative analysis of the performance of nearly 14,000 university programs that welcome students at more than 1,400 universities at 85 worldwide locations. The current ranking is the eleventh edition of QS World University Rankings by Subject. It classifies the leading global universities in five areas with 48 subject fields. The results are more specific assessments of the QS World University Ranking 2020/2021, which was published last June.

Each of the subject rankings is assessed based on four indicators. The first two are global QS surveys of academics and employers, which are used to determine the international reputation of each institution in each subject field. The last two indicators assess the effect of research based on research citations achieved and the H-index. The H-index is a code for the worldwide perception of scientists in specialist communities.

Further Information:

www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/2021

www.uni-bremen.de/en/cooperation/research-cooperation-worldwide/collaborative-research-centers

www.marum.de/en/The-Ocean-Floor.html

 

Contact:

Prof. Dr. Bernd Scholz-Reiter
President of the University of Bremen
Phone: +49 421 218-60011
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The ranking once more shows the outstanding work and international recognition of the researchers of the University of Bremen.