Witten/Herdecke University

Witten/Herdecke University (Private Universität Witten/Herdecke gGmbH) is one of 107 universities included in U-Multirank for Germany. Witten/Herdecke University is a small private university located in Witten with 2535 students enrolled (2017 data or latest available). It was founded in 1982. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Witten/Herdecke University is a broad institution. It offers programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a medium percentage of international students. The graduation rate of Witten/Herdecke University is 72,73 (bachelors) and 66,18 (masters). Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 7 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Witten/Herdecke University
Alfred-Herrhausen-Straße 50
58448 Witten
Germany
+49 (0)2302/926-0

http://www.uni-wh.de

Compare Witten/Herdecke University to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

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Teaching & Learning
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Student-staff ratio

14.51

97.29

5.03

Graduating on time (bachelors)

Graduating on time (masters)

Academic staff with doctorates

3.52

100

Contact with work environment (masters)

6

/9

0

9

Hospital beds available for teaching

403.04

7.4

1,649.21

Innovative forms of assessment

0

100

Gender balance

0.02

1.72

0.01

Teaching & Learning (Students’ views)
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Overall learning experience

1.62

6

1

Quality of courses & teaching

1.91

6

1

Organisation of program

1.4

6

1

Contact with teachers

1.6

6

1

Library facilities

3.56

6

1

IT provision

2.66

6

1

Room facilities

1.65

6

1

Inclusion of practical experience/clerkships

1.6

6

1

Bedside teaching

1.35

6

1

Linking clinical/preclinical teaching

1.29

6

1

Skills Labs

2.02

6

1

Research
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External research income

61.98

0.17

273.26

Doctorate productivity

0.45

0

1.69

Research publications (absolute numbers)

979

1

29,816

Citation rate

0.78

0.24

2.12

Top cited publications

6.8

%

0

24.8

Interdisciplinary publications

9.2

%

1.3

26.7

Research orientation of teaching

2.33

6

1

Knowledge Transfer
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Income from private sources

0

100

Co-publications with industrial partners

6.7

%

0

14.5

Publications cited in patents

1.4

%

0

4.7

International Orientation
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International orientation of master programmes

0

14

Opportunities to study abroad

1.79

6

1

International doctorate degrees

0

100

International joint publications

31.6

%

6.7

91.7

International research grants

10.08

0

100

Regional Engagement
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Regional joint publications

35.5

%

4.2

82.1

Income from regional sources

General
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Total number of students in field (major)

726

Academic staff (fte)

Percentage of female students

58

%
Additional information
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Profile in teaching & learning

Since 2000, the UWH has offered the model degree course in Medicine, the guiding principle of which is the medical professional who is able to learn. Problem-based learning is also a fundamental part of didactics in Witten, as well as patient contact f...

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Profile in research

Die Fakultät widmet sich mit ihrem Forschungsschwerpunkt "Integrative & personalisierte Gesundheitsversorgung" drängenden Fragen der Gesundheitsversorgung. Mit den 4 Departments Humanmedizin, Zahnmedizin, Pflegewissenschaft & Psychologie ist die Bearbe...

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