Humanities and Social Sciences

RB-Nr. Review Board / Subject Area
1.11Ancient Cultures
1.11-01Prehistory and World Archaeology
1.11-02Greek and Latin Philology
1.11-03Ancient History
1.11-04Classical, Roman, Christian and Islamic Archaeology
1.11-05Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
1.12-01Medieval History
1.12-02Early Modern History
1.12-03Modern and Contemporary History
1.12-04History of Science
1.13Art History, Music, Theatre and Media Studies
1.13-01Art History
1.13-03Theatre and Media Studies
1.14-01General and Comparative Linguistics, Experimental Linguistics, Typology, Non-European Languages
1.14-02Individual Linguistics, Historical Linguistics
1.14-03Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics
1.15Literary Studies
1.15-01German Medieval Studies (Medieval German Literature)
1.15-02German Literary and Cultural Studies (Modern German Literature)
1.15-03European and American Literary and Cultural Studies
1.15-04General and Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies
1.16Social and Cultural Anthropology, Non-European Cultures, Jewish Studies and Religious Studies
1.16-01Social and Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology
1.16-02Asian Studies
1.16-03African, American and Oceania Studies
1.16-04Islamic Studies, Arabian Studies, Semitic Studies
1.16-05Religious Studies and Jewish Studies
1.17-01Protestant Theology
1.17-02Roman Catholic Theology
1.18-01History of Philosophy
1.18-02Theoretical Philosophy
1.18-03Practical Philosophy
1.21Educational Research
1.21-01General Education and History of Education
1.21-02General and Domain-Specific Teaching and Learning
1.21-03Education Systems and Educational Institutions
1.21-04Educational Research on Socialization, Welfare and Professionalism
1.22-01General, Cognitive and Mathematical Psychology
1.22-02Biological Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
1.22-03Developmental and Educational Psychology
1.22-04Social Psychology, Industrial and Organisational Psychology
1.22-05Personality Psychology, Clinical and Medical Psychology, Methodology
1.23Social Sciences
1.23-01Sociological Theory
1.23-02Empirical Social Research
1.23-03Communication Sciences
1.23-04Political Science
1.24-01Economic Theory
1.24-02Economic Policy, Applied Economics
1.24-03Accounting and Finance
1.24-04Management and Marketing
1.24-05Operations Management and Computer Science for Business Administration
1.24-06Statistics and Econometrics
1.24-07Economic and Social History
1.25-01Principles of Law and Jurisprudence
1.25-02Private Law
1.25-03Public Law
1.25-04Criminal Law

Life Sciences

RB-Nr. Review Board / Subject Area
2.11Basic Research in Biology and Medicine
2.11-03Cell Biology
2.11-04Structural Biology
2.11-05General Genetics and Functional Genome Biology
2.11-06Developmental Biology
2.11-07Bioinformatics and Theoretical Biology
2.12Plant Sciences
2.12-01Evolution and Systematics of Plants and Fungi
2.12-02Ecology and Biodiversity of Plants and Ecosystems
2.12-03Organismic Interactions, Chemical Ecology and Microbiomes of Plant Systems
2.12-04Plant Physiology
2.12-05Plant Biochemistry and Biophysics
2.12-06Plant Cell and Developmental Biology
2.12-07Plant Genetics and Genomics
2.13-01Systematics and Morphology (Zoology)
2.13-02Evolution, Anthropology
2.13-03Ecology and Biodiversity of Animals and Ecosystems, Organismic Interactions
2.13-04Sensory and Behavioural Biology
2.13-05Animal Physiology and Biochemistry
2.13-06Evolutionary Cell and Developmental Biology (Zoology)
2.21Microbiology, Virology and Immunology
2.21-01Metabolism, Biochemistry and Genetics of Microorganisms
2.21-02Microbial Ecology and Applied Microbiology
2.21-03Medical Microbiology and Mycology, Hygiene, Molecular Infection Biology
2.21-06Parasitology and Biology of Tropical Infectious Disease Pathogens
2.22-01Epidemiology and Medical Biometry/Statistics
2.22-02Public Health, Healthcare Research, Social and Occupational Medicine
2.22-03Human Genetics
2.22-04Anatomy and Physiology
2.22-05Nutritional Sciences
2.22-07Medical Informatics and Medical Bioinformatics
2.22-10Toxicology, Laboratory Medicine
2.22-12Cardiology, Angiology
2.22-13Pneumology, Thoracic Surgery
2.22-14Hematology, Oncology
2.22-17Endocrinology, Diabetology, Metabolism
2.22-20Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
2.22-21Gynaecology and Obstetrics
2.22-22Clinical Immunology and Allergology
2.22-23Reproductive Medicine, Urology
2.22-24Biogerontology and Geriatric Medicine
2.22-25General and Visceral Surgery
2.22-26Cardiac and Vascular Surgery
2.22-27Orthopaedics, Traumatology, Reconstructive Surgery
2.22-28Dentistry, Oral Surgery
2.22-29Otolaryngology, Phoniatrics and Audiology
2.22-31Clinical Infectiology and Tropical Medicine
2.22-32Medical Physics, Biomedical Technology
2.22-33Nuclear Medicine, Radiotherapy, Radiobiology
2.23-01Developmental Neurobiology
2.23-02Molecular Biology and Physiology of Neurons and Glial Cells
2.23-03Experimental and Theoretical Network Neuroscience
2.23-04Cognitive, Systems and Behavioural Neurobiology
2.23-05Experimental Models for the Understanding of Nervous System Diseases
2.23-06Molecular and Cellular Neurology and Neuropathology
2.23-07Clinical Neurology; Neurosurgery and Neuroradiology
2.23-08Human Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience
2.23-09Biological Psychiatry
2.23-10Clinical Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
2.31Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine
2.31-01Soil Sciences
2.31-02Plant Breeding and Plant Pathology
2.31-03Plant Cultivation, Plant Nutrition, Agricultural Technology
2.31-04Ecology of Land Use
2.31-05Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Sociology
2.31-07Animal Breeding, Animal Nutrition, Animal Husbandry
2.31-08Veterinary Medical Science

Natural Sciences

RB-Nr. Review Board / Subject Area
3.11Molecular Chemistry
3.11-01Inorganic Molecular Chemistry - Synthesis and Characterisation
3.11-02Organic Molecular Chemistry - Synthesis and Characterisation
3.12Chemical Solid State and Surface Research
3.12-01Solid State and Surface Chemistry, Material Synthesis
3.12-02Physical Chemistry of Solids and Surfaces, Material Characterisation
3.13Physical Chemistry
3.13-01Physical Chemistry of Molecules, Liquids and Interfaces, Biophysical Chemistry
3.14Analytical Chemistry
3.14-01Analytical Chemistry
3.15Biological Chemistry and Food Chemistry
3.15-01Biological and Biomimetic Chemistry
3.15-02Food Chemistry
3.16Polymer Research
3.16-01Preparatory and Physical Chemistry of Polymers
3.16-02Experimental and Theoretical Physics of Polymers
3.16-03Polymer Materials
3.17Theoretical Chemistry
3.17-01Theoretical Chemistry: Electronic Structure, Dynamics, Simulation
3.17-02Theoretical Chemistry: Molecules, Materials, Surfaces
3.21Condensed Matter Physics
3.21-01Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
3.21-02Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
3.22Statistical Physics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Complex Systems, Soft and Fluid Matter, Biological Physics
3.22-01Statistical Physics, Nonlinear Dynamics, Complex Systems, Soft and Fluid Matter, Biological Physics
3.23Optics, Quantum Optics and Physics of Atoms, Molecules and Plasmas
3.23-01Optics, Quantum Optics and Physics of Atoms, Molecules and Plasmas
3.24Particles, Nuclei and Fields
3.24-01Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics, Quantum Mechanics, Relativity, Fields
3.25Astrophysics and Astronomy
3.25-01Astrophysics and Astronomy
3.41Atmospheric Science, Oceanography and Climate Research
3.41-01Atmospheric Science
3.42Geology and Palaeontology
3.43Geophysics and Geodesy
3.43-02Geodesy, Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics, Cartography
3.44Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry
3.44-01Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry
3.45-01Physical Geography
3.45-02Human Geography
3.46Water Research
3.46-01Hydrogeology, Hydrology, Limnology, Urban Water Management, Water Chemistry, Integrated Water Resources Management

Engineering Sciences

RB-Nr. Review Board / Subject Area
4.11Production Technology
4.11-01Metal-Cutting and Abrasive Manufacturing Engineering
4.11-02Primary Shaping and Reshaping Technology, Additive Manufacturing
4.11-03Joining and Separation Technology
4.11-04Plastics Engineering
4.11-05Production Systems, Operations Management, Quality Management and Factory Planning
4.11-06Production Automation and Assembly Technology
4.12Mechanics and Constructive Mechanical Engineering
4.12-01Engineering Design, Machine Elements, Product Development
4.12-03Lightweight Construction, Textile Technology
4.21Process Engineering, Technical Chemistry
4.21-01Chemical and Thermal Process Engineering
4.21-02Technical Chemistry
4.21-03Mechanical Process Engineering
4.21-04Biological Process Engineering
4.21-05Process Systems Engineering
4.22Fluid Mechanics, Technical Thermodynamics and Thermal Energy Engineering
4.22-01Energy Process Engineering
4.22-02Technical Thermodynamics
4.22-03Fluid Mechanics
4.22-04Hydraulic and Turbo Engines and Piston Engines
4.31Materials Engineering
4.31-01Metallurgical, Thermal and Thermomechanical Treatment of Materials
4.31-02Materials in Sintering Processes and Generative Manufacturing Processes
4.31-03Coating and Surface Technology
4.31-04Mechanical Properties of Metallic Materials and their Microstructural Origins
4.31-05Glass, Ceramics and Derived Composites
4.31-06Polymeric and Biogenic Materials and Derived Composites
4.32Materials Science
4.32-01Synthesis and Properties of Functional Materials
4.32-03Thermodynamics and Kinetics as well as Properties of Phases and Microstructure of Materials
4.32-04Computer-Aided Design of Materials and Simulation of Materials Behaviour from Atomic to Microscopic Scale
4.41Systems Engineering
4.41-01Automation, Mechatronics, Control Systems, Intelligent Technical Systems, Robotics
4.41-02Measurement Systems
4.41-04Traffic and Transport Systems, Intelligent and Automated Traffic
4.41-05Human Factors, Ergonomics, Human-Machine Systems
4.41-06Biomedical Systems Technology
4.42Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
4.42-01Electronic Semiconductors, Components and Circuits, Integrated Systems, Sensor Technology, Theoretical Electrical Engineering
4.42-02Communication Technology and Networks, High-Frequency Technology and Photonic Systems, Signal Processing and Machine Learning for Information Technology
4.42-03Electrical Energy Systems, Power Management, Power Electronics, Electrical Machines and Drives
4.42-04Hardware Systems and Architectures for Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Engineering Systems
4.43Computer Science
4.43-01Theoretical Computer Science
4.43-02Software Engineering and Programming Languages
4.43-03Security and Dependability, Operating-, Communication- and Distributed Systems
4.43-04Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Methods
4.43-05Image and Language Processing, Computer Graphics and Visualisation, Human Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous and Wearable Computing
4.43-06Data Management, Data-Intensive Systems, Computer Science Methods in Business Informatics
4.43-07Computer Architecture, Embedded and Massively Parallel Systems
4.51Construction Engineering and Architecture
4.51-01Architecture, Building and Construction History, Construction Research, Sustainable Building Technology
4.51-02Urbanism, Spatial Planning, Transportation and Infrastructure Planning, Landscape Planning
4.51-03Construction Material Sciences, Chemistry, Building Physics
4.51-04Structural Engineering, Building Informatics and Construction Operation
4.51-05Applied Mechanics, Statics and Dynamics
4.51-06Geotechnics, Hydraulic Engineering