Best Business and Management Universities in Germany

The 1st edition of ranking of top Business and Management universities is based on data collected from Microsoft Academic Graph on December 6th, 2021. Position in the ranking is based on a sum of D-index (Discipline H-index) values of all leading scientists affiliated with that university. D-index only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline. A leading scientist is a scholar with a D-index of at least 30 in an examined discipline. Show more

The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Business and Management, over 5,977 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 504 institutions and affiliations were analyzed.

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Academic Graph, which is the most prominent and well-established bibliometric database of this type available to the scientific community.

A detailed definition of our research process can be found on our methodology page.

Please take into consideration that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation details featured on their Google Scholar profile.

University Details
Σ Publications
Σ D-Index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines.
134 World 1 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Scholars 3 442 Σ H-Index 136
161 World 2 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Scholars 3 703 Σ H-Index 115
170 World 3 National Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Scholars 2 368 Σ H-Index 107
201 World 4 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Scholars 2 280 Σ H-Index 88
220 World 5 National University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

Scholars 1 170 Σ H-Index 79
240 World 6 National WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management

WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management

Scholars 2 140 Σ H-Index 70
263 World 7 National TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt

Scholars 2 219 Σ H-Index 63
267 World 8 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Scholars 2 135 Σ H-Index 62
279 World 9 National University of Kassel

University of Kassel

Scholars 1 119 Σ H-Index 56
284 World 10 National Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Scholars 1 150 Σ H-Index 54
287 World 11 National Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

Scholars 1 212 Σ H-Index 52
289 World 12 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Scholars 1 157 Σ H-Index 52
303 World 13 National University of Münster

University of Münster

Scholars 1 94 Σ H-Index 48
308 World 14 National University of Siegen

University of Siegen

Scholars 1 198 Σ H-Index 46
309 World 15 National Hamburg University of Technology

Hamburg University of Technology

Scholars 1 173 Σ H-Index 46
342 World 16 National University of Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart

Scholars 1 179 Σ H-Index 40
361 World 17 National University of Bremen

University of Bremen

Scholars 1 118 Σ H-Index 38
364 World 18 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Scholars 1 82 Σ H-Index 38
390 World 19 National University of Cologne

University of Cologne

Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 35
394 World 20 National University of Trier

University of Trier

Scholars 1 122 Σ H-Index 34
414 World 21 National Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt

Scholars 1 91 Σ H-Index 33
417 World 22 National University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Scholars 1 77 Σ H-Index 33
422 World 23 National European School of Management and Technology

European School of Management and Technology

Scholars 1 66 Σ H-Index 33
437 World 24 National Kühne Logistics University

Kühne Logistics University

Scholars 1 88 Σ H-Index 32
439 World 25 National Hertie School

Hertie School

Scholars 1 84 Σ H-Index 32
451 World 26 National University of Augsburg

University of Augsburg

Scholars 1 112 Σ H-Index 31
462 World 27 National International School of Management

International School of Management

Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 31

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