Academic disciplines

These are the academic disciplines to which ABC participants can assign themselves. This makes it possible for the first time to compare at university level and worldwide, which academic disciplines cycle most.

  • Agriculture / Forestry
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication / Media
  • Computer Science
  • Earth Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Ethnology
  • History
  • Languages / Literature / Linguistics
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medicine / Health
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Theology
  • Visual Arts / Design

If somebody does not work for a specific discipline, he or she is invited to select 'Academic Administration' or 'Support Staff'.

Completeness of disciplines

We have worked hard to provide a manageable but complete list of academic disciplines. We are positive that everybody will find a subject that fits with appropriate precision. Please be aware that the ABC is not primarily about segregating academics into perfectly tailored disciplines for all universities worldwide. Much more than that, the ABC is about cycling, the spirit of cycling and the sense of cycling.

Take part and enjoy!