Best Chemistry Universities

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Chemistry 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 40 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 Chemistry, over 35,760 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 1,737 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.

World
National
University Details
Scholars
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.
201 World 10 National University of Montpellier

University of Montpellier

France
Scholars 16 3,412 Σ H-Index 903
202 World 3 National Pohang University of Science and Technology

Pohang University of Science and Technology

South Korea
Scholars 15 2,989 Σ H-Index 897
203 World 28 National Southern University of Science and Technology

Southern University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 16 3,019 Σ H-Index 896
204 World 29 National Jiangnan University

Jiangnan University

China
Scholars 16 4,021 Σ H-Index 892
205 World 11 National University of Lorraine

University of Lorraine

France
Scholars 17 3,159 Σ H-Index 891
206 World 30 National City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 13 3,283 Σ H-Index 890
207 World 3 National University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

Belgium
Scholars 15 3,790 Σ H-Index 888
208 World 4 National Korea University

Korea University

South Korea
Scholars 15 3,718 Σ H-Index 888
209 World 62 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 13 3,398 Σ H-Index 884
210 World 63 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 16 2,869 Σ H-Index 880
211 World 12 National Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University

France
Scholars 18 2,747 Σ H-Index 879
212 World 3 National Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Israel
Scholars 15 3,206 Σ H-Index 879
213 World 6 National University of Padua

University of Padua

Italy
Scholars 16 3,763 Σ H-Index 872
214 World 1 National Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norway
Scholars 15 2,860 Σ H-Index 859
215 World 7 National University of Naples Federico II

University of Naples Federico II

Italy
Scholars 16 3,562 Σ H-Index 853
216 World 2 National State University of Campinas

State University of Campinas

Brazil
Scholars 15 3,854 Σ H-Index 831
217 World 6 National University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide

Australia
Scholars 13 3,306 Σ H-Index 829
218 World 64 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 14 3,143 Σ H-Index 823
219 World 31 National Chinese University of Hong Kong

Chinese University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 11 3,880 Σ H-Index 822
220 World 15 National Philipp University of Marburg

Philipp University of Marburg

Germany
Scholars 13 3,559 Σ H-Index 816
221 World 5 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 15 3,336 Σ H-Index 811
222 World 32 National China University of Petroleum, Beijing

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

China
Scholars 14 3,363 Σ H-Index 810
223 World 8 National University of Western Ontario

University of Western Ontario

Canada
Scholars 15 3,015 Σ H-Index 809
224 World 16 National Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum

Germany
Scholars 14 3,373 Σ H-Index 809
225 World 19 National University of Bath

University of Bath

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 3,874 Σ H-Index 804
226 World 17 National University of Regensburg

University of Regensburg

Germany
Scholars 13 3,764 Σ H-Index 804
227 World 4 National Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Portugal
Scholars 15 3,160 Σ H-Index 798
228 World 18 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 13 3,011 Σ H-Index 798
229 World 65 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 13 2,516 Σ H-Index 797
230 World 2 National National Tsing Hua University

National Tsing Hua University

Taiwan
Scholars 13 3,154 Σ H-Index 786
231 World 7 National Curtin University

Curtin University

Australia
Scholars 11 3,398 Σ H-Index 786
232 World 8 National Rovira i Virgili University

Rovira i Virgili University

Spain
Scholars 14 2,649 Σ H-Index 784
233 World 9 National Tokyo University of Science

Tokyo University of Science

Japan
Scholars 12 3,456 Σ H-Index 782
234 World 66 National Washington State University

Washington State University

United States
Scholars 12 2,424 Σ H-Index 782
235 World 10 National Hiroshima University

Hiroshima University

Japan
Scholars 15 3,576 Σ H-Index 781
236 World 11 National Waseda University

Waseda University

Japan
Scholars 14 3,727 Σ H-Index 778
237 World 8 National Sapienza University of Rome

Sapienza University of Rome

Italy
Scholars 14 3,122 Σ H-Index 777
238 World 19 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Germany
Scholars 13 4,873 Σ H-Index 775
239 World 1 National National University of Ireland

National University of Ireland

Ireland
Scholars 14 2,887 Σ H-Index 770
240 World 67 National University of Kansas

University of Kansas

United States
Scholars 13 2,805 Σ H-Index 765
241 World 12 National Keio University

Keio University

Japan
Scholars 14 3,067 Σ H-Index 764
242 World 9 National Complutense University of Madrid

Complutense University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 14 3,389 Σ H-Index 752
243 World 20 National Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

Germany
Scholars 14 3,708 Σ H-Index 751
244 World 5 National Hanyang University

Hanyang University

South Korea
Scholars 11 3,491 Σ H-Index 749
245 World 21 National Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt

Germany
Scholars 13 3,509 Σ H-Index 746
246 World 33 National Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China
Scholars 12 2,930 Σ H-Index 746
247 World 68 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 12 2,047 Σ H-Index 743
248 World 69 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 14 2,210 Σ H-Index 739
249 World 8 National Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

Australia
Scholars 12 3,897 Σ H-Index 731
250 World 9 National University of Perugia

University of Perugia

Italy
Scholars 14 2,442 Σ H-Index 730
251 World 70 National Lehigh University

Lehigh University

United States
Scholars 12 2,460 Σ H-Index 730
252 World 2 National University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Norway
Scholars 13 3,204 Σ H-Index 727
253 World 71 National University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

United States
Scholars 13 2,666 Σ H-Index 725
254 World 13 National Chiba University

Chiba University

Japan
Scholars 14 2,550 Σ H-Index 724
255 World 20 National University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom
Scholars 14 2,465 Σ H-Index 720
256 World 22 National University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen

Germany
Scholars 13 3,091 Σ H-Index 718
257 World 6 National Yonsei University

Yonsei University

South Korea
Scholars 13 3,347 Σ H-Index 715
258 World 10 National University of Granada

University of Granada

Spain
Scholars 13 2,324 Σ H-Index 713
259 World 34 National East China Normal University

East China Normal University

China
Scholars 13 2,612 Σ H-Index 710
260 World 2 National Aalto University

Aalto University

Finland
Scholars 12 2,907 Σ H-Index 706
261 World 72 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 12 2,319 Σ H-Index 702
262 World 9 National University of Calgary

University of Calgary

Canada
Scholars 12 2,549 Σ H-Index 700
263 World 13 National University of Lille

University of Lille

France
Scholars 13 2,378 Σ H-Index 696
264 World 23 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 12 3,420 Σ H-Index 690
265 World 24 National University of Rostock

University of Rostock

Germany
Scholars 12 3,133 Σ H-Index 688
266 World 9 National Australian National University

Australian National University

Australia
Scholars 11 3,060 Σ H-Index 687
267 World 10 National University of Messina

University of Messina

Italy
Scholars 11 3,059 Σ H-Index 684
268 World 10 National University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

Australia
Scholars 11 4,616 Σ H-Index 683
269 World 35 National Nanjing Tech University

Nanjing Tech University

China
Scholars 12 2,837 Σ H-Index 680
270 World 36 National University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 10 3,125 Σ H-Index 677
271 World 14 National University of Tsukuba

University of Tsukuba

Japan
Scholars 12 2,950 Σ H-Index 676
272 World 15 National Osaka Prefecture University

Osaka Prefecture University

Japan
Scholars 12 2,588 Σ H-Index 676
273 World 2 National University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

Austria
Scholars 13 2,875 Σ H-Index 674
274 World 7 National Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

South Korea
Scholars 10 2,214 Σ H-Index 674
275 World 3 National University of Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck

Austria
Scholars 12 3,625 Σ H-Index 673
276 World 25 National TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt

Germany
Scholars 12 3,696 Σ H-Index 670
277 World 26 National Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University

Germany
Scholars 12 3,464 Σ H-Index 670
278 World 11 National Autonomous University of Madrid

Autonomous University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 11 3,035 Σ H-Index 656
279 World 21 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 2,424 Σ H-Index 650
280 World 73 National Brandeis University

Brandeis University

United States
Scholars 10 2,046 Σ H-Index 644
281 World 74 National University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

United States
Scholars 8 1,841 Σ H-Index 644
282 World 8 National Ewha Womans University

Ewha Womans University

South Korea
Scholars 8 3,469 Σ H-Index 643
283 World 6 National University of Bern

University of Bern

Switzerland
Scholars 12 2,454 Σ H-Index 642
284 World 12 National University of Córdoba

University of Córdoba

Spain
Scholars 11 3,517 Σ H-Index 640
285 World 10 National Radboud University Nijmegen

Radboud University Nijmegen

Netherlands
Scholars 10 3,151 Σ H-Index 639
286 World 27 National TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University

Germany
Scholars 12 2,889 Σ H-Index 633
287 World 11 National University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Australia
Scholars 10 2,448 Σ H-Index 631
288 World 75 National Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines

United States
Scholars 12 1,829 Σ H-Index 630
289 World 4 National University of Liège

University of Liège

Belgium
Scholars 11 2,753 Σ H-Index 630
290 World 3 National Åbo Akademi University

Åbo Akademi University

Finland
Scholars 12 3,194 Σ H-Index 629
291 World 28 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 10 2,455 Σ H-Index 627
292 World 76 National City University of New York

City University of New York

United States
Scholars 11 2,248 Σ H-Index 624
293 World 77 National Boston College

Boston College

United States
Scholars 10 1,524 Σ H-Index 623
294 World 11 National University of Pavia

University of Pavia

Italy
Scholars 11 2,221 Σ H-Index 620
295 World 37 National Southwest University

Southwest University

China
Scholars 10 2,998 Σ H-Index 619
296 World 12 National University of Salerno

University of Salerno

Italy
Scholars 12 2,459 Σ H-Index 618
297 World 78 National University of Akron

University of Akron

United States
Scholars 12 2,385 Σ H-Index 617
298 World 9 National Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

South Korea
Scholars 12 2,035 Σ H-Index 617
299 World 13 National University of Trieste

University of Trieste

Italy
Scholars 10 2,365 Σ H-Index 617
300 World 38 National Jiangsu University

Jiangsu University

China
Scholars 11 3,033 Σ H-Index 614

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