Best Computer Science Universities in Germany

The 8th edition of Research.com ranking of top Computer Science 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 Computer Science, over 9,735 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 1,470 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.
48 World 1 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 30 7,696 Σ H-Index 1,411
60 World 2 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Germany
Scholars 21 5,891 Σ H-Index 1,143
109 World 3 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Germany
Scholars 14 3,329 Σ H-Index 736
111 World 4 National TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt

Germany
Scholars 15 3,975 Σ H-Index 726
122 World 5 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 14 3,100 Σ H-Index 670
140 World 6 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 11 2,098 Σ H-Index 570
155 World 7 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 12 2,303 Σ H-Index 520
159 World 8 National Saarland University

Saarland University

Germany
Scholars 10 1,765 Σ H-Index 510
164 World 9 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 12 1,869 Σ H-Index 478
168 World 10 National TU Dresden

TU Dresden

Germany
Scholars 11 2,213 Σ H-Index 464
183 World 11 National University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Germany
Scholars 11 2,805 Σ H-Index 433
199 World 12 National University of Potsdam

University of Potsdam

Germany
Scholars 8 2,045 Σ H-Index 392
205 World 13 National University of Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart

Germany
Scholars 7 2,088 Σ H-Index 382
246 World 14 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 7 1,216 Σ H-Index 320
247 World 15 National University of Paderborn

University of Paderborn

Germany
Scholars 8 1,727 Σ H-Index 318
249 World 16 National University of Bremen

University of Bremen

Germany
Scholars 6 1,868 Σ H-Index 314
259 World 17 National University of Hannover

University of Hannover

Germany
Scholars 6 1,536 Σ H-Index 287
263 World 18 National TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University

Germany
Scholars 7 1,355 Σ H-Index 281
274 World 19 National Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Germany
Scholars 7 1,469 Σ H-Index 271
283 World 20 National Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University

Germany
Scholars 6 1,416 Σ H-Index 258
284 World 21 National University of Ulm

University of Ulm

Germany
Scholars 6 1,441 Σ H-Index 256
289 World 22 National University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

Germany
Scholars 6 1,141 Σ H-Index 253
303 World 23 National Technische Universität Braunschweig

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Germany
Scholars 6 1,134 Σ H-Index 233
316 World 24 National Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany
Scholars 5 838 Σ H-Index 214
317 World 25 National Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum

Germany
Scholars 5 610 Σ H-Index 213
321 World 26 National University of Konstanz

University of Konstanz

Germany
Scholars 4 896 Σ H-Index 209
329 World 27 National Leipzig University

Leipzig University

Germany
Scholars 5 803 Σ H-Index 197
346 World 28 National Kiel University

Kiel University

Germany
Scholars 5 882 Σ H-Index 182
366 World 29 National University of Würzburg

University of Würzburg

Germany
Scholars 4 732 Σ H-Index 164
405 World 30 National University of Kaiserslautern

University of Kaiserslautern

Germany
Scholars 4 875 Σ H-Index 141
424 World 31 National University of Siegen

University of Siegen

Germany
Scholars 3 428 Σ H-Index 132
431 World 32 National Philipp University of Marburg

Philipp University of Marburg

Germany
Scholars 3 632 Σ H-Index 127
435 World 33 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Germany
Scholars 3 632 Σ H-Index 125
461 World 34 National University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen

Germany
Scholars 3 401 Σ H-Index 114
477 World 35 National University of Augsburg

University of Augsburg

Germany
Scholars 2 552 Σ H-Index 107
486 World 36 National Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

Germany
Scholars 3 676 Σ H-Index 103
491 World 37 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 3 413 Σ H-Index 101
500 World 38 National University of Münster

University of Münster

Germany
Scholars 3 627 Σ H-Index 98
505 World 39 National Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Germany
Scholars 3 446 Σ H-Index 97
516 World 40 National University of Lübeck

University of Lübeck

Germany
Scholars 3 353 Σ H-Index 94
545 World 41 National University of Passau

University of Passau

Germany
Scholars 2 404 Σ H-Index 82
566 World 42 National University of Hildesheim

University of Hildesheim

Germany
Scholars 2 324 Σ H-Index 76
583 World 43 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 2 252 Σ H-Index 72
594 World 44 National University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen

Germany
Scholars 2 320 Σ H-Index 69
596 World 45 National University of Rostock

University of Rostock

Germany
Scholars 2 304 Σ H-Index 69
600 World 46 National Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Germany
Scholars 2 480 Σ H-Index 67
605 World 47 National Osnabrück University

Osnabrück University

Germany
Scholars 2 201 Σ H-Index 67
628 World 48 National University of Cologne

University of Cologne

Germany
Scholars 2 187 Σ H-Index 63
631 World 49 National University of Trier

University of Trier

Germany
Scholars 2 264 Σ H-Index 62
644 World 50 National University of Kassel

University of Kassel

Germany
Scholars 1 193 Σ H-Index 60
658 World 51 National Bauhaus University, Weimar

Bauhaus University, Weimar

Germany
Scholars 1 265 Σ H-Index 57
720 World 52 National Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt

Germany
Scholars 1 113 Σ H-Index 45
778 World 53 National University of Hagen

University of Hagen

Germany
Scholars 1 125 Σ H-Index 37
787 World 54 National Bundeswehr University Munich

Bundeswehr University Munich

Germany
Scholars 1 191 Σ H-Index 36
866 World 55 National Brandenburg University of Technology

Brandenburg University of Technology

Germany
Scholars 1 133 Σ H-Index 32
884 World 56 National University of Regensburg

University of Regensburg

Germany
Scholars 1 184 Σ H-Index 31
885 World 57 National University of Koblenz and Landau

University of Koblenz and Landau

Germany
Scholars 1 168 Σ H-Index 31
888 World 58 National Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences

Germany
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 31
908 World 59 National Hochschule Mittweida

Hochschule Mittweida

Germany
Scholars 1 224 Σ H-Index 30
910 World 60 National Jacobs University

Jacobs University

Germany
Scholars 1 204 Σ H-Index 30

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