Figures, Data, Facts and Rankings

The University of Stuttgart in numbers

Statistical figures on study programs, employment and finances offer an overview of the teaching and research environment at our University. Rankings provide a comparison to other universities both in Germany and abroad.


In the winter semester 2020/21 a total of 23,855 students were enrolled on 73 bachelor's study programs and 95 master's study programs at the University of Stuttgart.


In the financial year 2020, the University of Stuttgart's total budget was 541,491,000 euros.

The university's total budget amounts to 541,491,000 Euro. Of this, the state subsidy including investments amounts to 54 percent, third-party funds 42 percent and other income 4 percent.
The University of Stuttgart's budget in 2020 - actual revenue (provisional figures)
Type of funds Amount in
Thousand euros
State subsidy (incl. investments) 293,688
External funding 225,762
Other income (without transitory funds) 22,041
Total budget 541,491

Full-time employees

As of Dec. 1, 2020, there were 5408 people employed at the University of Stuttgart.

Group Headcount Women Full-time equivalents
Professors 277 16.2% 275.2
Junior professors 22 27.3% 22.0
Other academic staff 3201 25.9% 2869.5
Non-academic staff 1849 54.7% 1664.8
Trainee 59 32.2% 59.0
Total 5408 35.3% 4890.5


Statistical Review

The Statistical Review makes comprehensive statistical data on students and employees of the University of Stuttgart readily and graphically accessible. It's only available in german language.


This image shows Dr. Paul-Gerhard Martin

Dr. Paul-Gerhard Martin


Head of Reporting


Reporting, Statistics, Capacity Calculation

Keplerstraße 7, 70174 Stuttgart

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Hans-Herwig Geyer


Head of University Communi­ca­tions and Press Spokesperson

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