Best Environmental Sciences Universities

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Environmental Sciences 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 Environmental Sciences, over 9,206 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 1,315 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.
101 World 12 National Cranfield University

Cranfield University

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 1,578 Σ H-Index 551
102 World 49 National University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

United States
Scholars 13 1,134 Σ H-Index 548
103 World 1 National University of Lisbon

University of Lisbon

Portugal
Scholars 14 1,804 Σ H-Index 539
104 World 50 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 10 1,376 Σ H-Index 539
105 World 13 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 1,559 Σ H-Index 538
106 World 51 National Iowa State University

Iowa State University

United States
Scholars 13 1,561 Σ H-Index 536
107 World 4 National University of Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

Sweden
Scholars 13 1,499 Σ H-Index 536
108 World 6 National University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Australia
Scholars 11 2,204 Σ H-Index 535
109 World 4 National University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 13 1,302 Σ H-Index 531
110 World 2 National University of Eastern Finland

University of Eastern Finland

Finland
Scholars 11 1,683 Σ H-Index 530
111 World 52 National University of Maryland, Baltimore County

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

United States
Scholars 12 1,246 Σ H-Index 525
112 World 1 National University of Santiago de Compostela

University of Santiago de Compostela

Spain
Scholars 13 1,439 Σ H-Index 515
113 World 14 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,828 Σ H-Index 511
114 World 2 National Autonomous University of Barcelona

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 13 1,235 Σ H-Index 499
115 World 5 National Sorbonne University

Sorbonne University

France
Scholars 12 1,096 Σ H-Index 492
116 World 6 National Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University

France
Scholars 12 1,179 Σ H-Index 489
117 World 53 National University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences

University of Maryland Center For Environmental Sciences

United States
Scholars 10 1,082 Σ H-Index 488
118 World 6 National Nanjing University

Nanjing University

China
Scholars 13 1,704 Σ H-Index 478
119 World 54 National University of Montana System

University of Montana System

United States
Scholars 9 1,127 Σ H-Index 476
120 World 7 National University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

Australia
Scholars 11 1,347 Σ H-Index 475
121 World 55 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 11 1,369 Σ H-Index 473
122 World 7 National University of Lille

University of Lille

France
Scholars 9 1,176 Σ H-Index 472
123 World 56 National University of Iowa

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 8 1,387 Σ H-Index 469
124 World 7 National McGill University

McGill University

Canada
Scholars 13 1,215 Σ H-Index 464
125 World 2 National Université Catholique de Louvain

Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium
Scholars 11 1,450 Σ H-Index 456
126 World 5 National University of Twente

University of Twente

Netherlands
Scholars 9 1,604 Σ H-Index 456
127 World 2 National University of Aveiro

University of Aveiro

Portugal
Scholars 11 1,912 Σ H-Index 453
128 World 2 National Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

Germany
Scholars 13 1,315 Σ H-Index 450
129 World 15 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,116 Σ H-Index 449
130 World 57 National City University of New York

City University of New York

United States
Scholars 7 1,247 Σ H-Index 449
131 World 8 National Trent University

Trent University

Canada
Scholars 8 1,260 Σ H-Index 447
132 World 1 National University of Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck

Austria
Scholars 9 1,209 Σ H-Index 446
133 World 3 National University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen

Germany
Scholars 10 1,108 Σ H-Index 444
134 World 58 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 12 1,285 Σ H-Index 442
135 World 59 National Florida State University

Florida State University

United States
Scholars 10 1,306 Σ H-Index 442
136 World 1 National University of Florence

University of Florence

Italy
Scholars 12 1,447 Σ H-Index 437
137 World 16 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 1,467 Σ H-Index 431
138 World 60 National University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut

United States
Scholars 9 1,106 Σ H-Index 429
139 World 9 National University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba

Canada
Scholars 9 1,118 Σ H-Index 426
140 World 3 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 10 1,395 Σ H-Index 424
141 World 17 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 1,441 Σ H-Index 422
142 World 18 National Plymouth University

Plymouth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 1,024 Σ H-Index 419
143 World 19 National University of Southampton

University of Southampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 1,100 Σ H-Index 416
144 World 4 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 8 1,432 Σ H-Index 416
145 World 5 National Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany
Scholars 9 1,086 Σ H-Index 411
146 World 61 National Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

United States
Scholars 9 1,114 Σ H-Index 404
147 World 5 National Umeå University

Umeå University

Sweden
Scholars 8 928 Σ H-Index 401
148 World 2 National Kyoto University

Kyoto University

Japan
Scholars 10 1,362 Σ H-Index 396
149 World 62 National Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

United States
Scholars 9 1,007 Σ H-Index 391
150 World 63 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 9 1,048 Σ H-Index 388
151 World 6 National Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology

Netherlands
Scholars 10 1,144 Σ H-Index 387
152 World 7 National Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

China
Scholars 5 1,358 Σ H-Index 384
153 World 8 National University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

Australia
Scholars 9 1,864 Σ H-Index 383
154 World 1 National Seoul National University

Seoul National University

South Korea
Scholars 9 1,205 Σ H-Index 382
155 World 3 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 9 1,220 Σ H-Index 381
156 World 2 National University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

Austria
Scholars 9 999 Σ H-Index 380
157 World 3 National Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Spain
Scholars 9 1,273 Σ H-Index 374
158 World 64 National University of Maine

University of Maine

United States
Scholars 9 914 Σ H-Index 369
159 World 10 National Université Laval

Université Laval

Canada
Scholars 8 1,307 Σ H-Index 369
160 World 65 National University of Idaho

University of Idaho

United States
Scholars 9 950 Σ H-Index 367
161 World 9 National Griffith University

Griffith University

Australia
Scholars 9 1,117 Σ H-Index 365
162 World 66 National Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University

United States
Scholars 10 917 Σ H-Index 363
163 World 4 National University of Southern Denmark

University of Southern Denmark

Denmark
Scholars 6 854 Σ H-Index 363
164 World 2 National University of Milan

University of Milan

Italy
Scholars 10 974 Σ H-Index 360
165 World 10 National University of Wollongong

University of Wollongong

Australia
Scholars 8 993 Σ H-Index 360
166 World 8 National Jinan University

Jinan University

China
Scholars 8 1,139 Σ H-Index 355
167 World 11 National Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University

Canada
Scholars 9 918 Σ H-Index 349
168 World 4 National University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

Belgium
Scholars 9 1,098 Σ H-Index 348
169 World 4 National Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norway
Scholars 8 1,031 Σ H-Index 346
170 World 67 National Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University

United States
Scholars 8 1,025 Σ H-Index 346
171 World 1 National Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

India
Scholars 9 1,145 Σ H-Index 345
172 World 68 National University of Tennessee at Knoxville

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

United States
Scholars 8 938 Σ H-Index 345
173 World 20 National Durham University

Durham University

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 828 Σ H-Index 345
174 World 3 National Hokkaido University

Hokkaido University

Japan
Scholars 10 1,162 Σ H-Index 344
175 World 12 National University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

Canada
Scholars 8 1,049 Σ H-Index 342
176 World 3 National Ca Foscari University of Venice

Ca Foscari University of Venice

Italy
Scholars 8 1,264 Σ H-Index 336
177 World 3 National TU Wien

TU Wien

Austria
Scholars 6 912 Σ H-Index 335
178 World 8 National University of Bordeaux

University of Bordeaux

France
Scholars 7 1,089 Σ H-Index 331
179 World 6 National Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt

Germany
Scholars 7 937 Σ H-Index 329
180 World 69 National University at Albany, State University of New York

University at Albany, State University of New York

United States
Scholars 7 799 Σ H-Index 328
181 World 9 National Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

China
Scholars 9 1,007 Σ H-Index 326
182 World 70 National University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

United States
Scholars 7 747 Σ H-Index 326
183 World 9 National École Normale Supérieure

École Normale Supérieure

France
Scholars 6 854 Σ H-Index 325
184 World 7 National University of Bayreuth

University of Bayreuth

Germany
Scholars 6 1,018 Σ H-Index 322
185 World 13 National York University

York University

Canada
Scholars 8 813 Σ H-Index 319
186 World 71 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 5 954 Σ H-Index 315
187 World 5 National Université Libre de Bruxelles

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Belgium
Scholars 7 957 Σ H-Index 314
188 World 21 National University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 961 Σ H-Index 313
189 World 4 National University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 7 1,110 Σ H-Index 312
190 World 11 National Queensland University of Technology

Queensland University of Technology

Australia
Scholars 6 1,276 Σ H-Index 312
191 World 72 National Washington State University

Washington State University

United States
Scholars 9 726 Σ H-Index 311
192 World 10 National Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 7 1,162 Σ H-Index 310
193 World 73 National University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst

United States
Scholars 6 978 Σ H-Index 310
194 World 14 National University of Western Ontario

University of Western Ontario

Canada
Scholars 8 825 Σ H-Index 309
195 World 6 National University of Liège

University of Liège

Belgium
Scholars 7 952 Σ H-Index 307
196 World 1 National Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel
Scholars 7 860 Σ H-Index 307
197 World 74 National Utah State University

Utah State University

United States
Scholars 8 1,090 Σ H-Index 304
198 World 11 National Ocean University of China

Ocean University of China

China
Scholars 7 1,234 Σ H-Index 304
199 World 75 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 4 902 Σ H-Index 300
200 World 12 National Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University

China
Scholars 9 925 Σ H-Index 299

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