#196 Overall Influence

University of Kiel

University in Germany

From Wikipedia

The University of Kiel, officially the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel, is a university in the city of Kiel, Germany. It was founded in 1665 as the Academia Holsatorum Chiloniensis by Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp and has approximately 27,000 students today. Kiel University is the largest, oldest, and most prestigious in the state of Schleswig-Holstein. Until 1864/66 it was not only the northernmost university in Germany but at the same time the 2nd largest university of Denmark. Faculty, alumni, and researchers of the Kiel University have won 12 Nobel Prizes. Kiel University has been a member of the German Universities Excellence Initiative since 2006. The Cluster of Excellence The Future Ocean, which was established in cooperation with the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in 2006, is internationally recognized. The second Cluster of Excellence "Inflammation at Interfaces" deals with chronic inflammatory diseases. The Kiel Institute for the World Economy is also affiliated with Kiel University. The university has a great reputation for its focus on public international law. The oldest public international law institution in Germany and Europe - the Walther Schuecking Institute for International Law - is based in Kiel.

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What is University of Kiel known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#94 World Rank
Biology
#101 World Rank
Philosophy
#139 World Rank
Mathematics
#149 World Rank
Medical
#160 World Rank
Chemistry
#279 World Rank
Literature
#182 World Rank
Physics
#201 World Rank
Law
#181 World Rank
History
#54 World Rank
Anthropology
#156 World Rank
Economics
#118 World Rank
Sociology
#235 World Rank
Religious Studies
#810 World Rank
Education
#345 World Rank
Communications
#989 World Rank
Business
#407 World Rank
Psychology
#162 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#678 World Rank
Political Science
#1072 World Rank
Engineering
#709 World Rank
Computer Science
#2474 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#6154 World Rank
Nursing
#4518 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Kiel's Most influential alumni?

University of Kiel 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, Biology, and Philosophy

Betty Heimann

Betty Heimann

German professor

Bodo Lafferentz

Bodo Lafferentz

SS officer

Thomas Christian Tychsen

German orientalist

Johann Jacob Paul Moldenhawer

German botanist

Falk Zipperer

German jurist and librarian

Theodor Olshausen

Theodor Olshausen

American journalist

Claudia Maria Buch

German economist

Hinrich Johannes Rink

Hinrich Johannes Rink

Danish geologist

Walther Herwig

Walther Herwig

Prussian administrative lawyer, and the founder of the German fisheries science

Hans-Walter Peters

Hans-Walter Peters

German private banker and entrepreneur

Jamie Bishop

American academic

Hans R. Griem

German-American physicist