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.
201 World 4 National Ehime University

Ehime University

Japan
Scholars 5 982 Σ H-Index 298
202 World 76 National University of Delaware

University of Delaware

United States
Scholars 8 707 Σ H-Index 295
203 World 1 National University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town

South Africa
Scholars 9 753 Σ H-Index 294
204 World 8 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 6 731 Σ H-Index 290
205 World 12 National University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Australia
Scholars 7 722 Σ H-Index 286
206 World 9 National University of Potsdam

University of Potsdam

Germany
Scholars 7 887 Σ H-Index 285
207 World 13 National University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide

Australia
Scholars 6 717 Σ H-Index 280
208 World 2 National National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Greece
Scholars 7 965 Σ H-Index 278
209 World 13 National Sun Yat-sen University

Sun Yat-sen University

China
Scholars 7 754 Σ H-Index 277
210 World 14 National Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China
Scholars 5 786 Σ H-Index 274
211 World 15 National University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 4 922 Σ H-Index 274
212 World 77 National University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

United States
Scholars 5 721 Σ H-Index 273
213 World 7 National IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Netherlands
Scholars 8 963 Σ H-Index 272
214 World 78 National New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

United States
Scholars 7 629 Σ H-Index 269
215 World 1 National National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Singapore
Scholars 6 775 Σ H-Index 269
216 World 10 National University of Montpellier

University of Montpellier

France
Scholars 7 712 Σ H-Index 267
217 World 79 National University of Alabama in Huntsville

University of Alabama in Huntsville

United States
Scholars 7 697 Σ H-Index 266
218 World 22 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 682 Σ H-Index 266
219 World 6 National Uppsala University

Uppsala University

Sweden
Scholars 7 747 Σ H-Index 265
220 World 14 National Curtin University

Curtin University

Australia
Scholars 7 723 Σ H-Index 261
221 World 3 National Aalto University

Aalto University

Finland
Scholars 6 940 Σ H-Index 260
222 World 23 National University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 711 Σ H-Index 259
223 World 10 National Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Germany
Scholars 6 685 Σ H-Index 259
224 World 11 National ParisTech

ParisTech

France
Scholars 7 762 Σ H-Index 258
225 World 5 National École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 4 943 Σ H-Index 258
226 World 7 National Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University

Sweden
Scholars 6 693 Σ H-Index 257
227 World 80 National University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

United States
Scholars 7 605 Σ H-Index 256
228 World 4 National Rovira i Virgili University

Rovira i Virgili University

Spain
Scholars 6 806 Σ H-Index 253
229 World 81 National Montana State University

Montana State University

United States
Scholars 6 529 Σ H-Index 253
230 World 5 National University of Valencia

University of Valencia

Spain
Scholars 6 770 Σ H-Index 252
231 World 11 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 7 651 Σ H-Index 251
232 World 3 National University of Crete

University of Crete

Greece
Scholars 5 672 Σ H-Index 251
233 World 5 National Nagoya University

Nagoya University

Japan
Scholars 6 732 Σ H-Index 250
234 World 24 National King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 626 Σ H-Index 248
235 World 15 National University of Montreal

University of Montreal

Canada
Scholars 6 549 Σ H-Index 246
236 World 16 National University of Guelph

University of Guelph

Canada
Scholars 6 893 Σ H-Index 244
237 World 82 National Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University

United States
Scholars 6 742 Σ H-Index 242
238 World 16 National East China Normal University

East China Normal University

China
Scholars 6 675 Σ H-Index 242
239 World 17 National University of Calgary

University of Calgary

Canada
Scholars 5 863 Σ H-Index 242
240 World 83 National Syracuse University

Syracuse University

United States
Scholars 4 964 Σ H-Index 239
241 World 17 National Shandong University

Shandong University

China
Scholars 6 729 Σ H-Index 238
242 World 15 National University of Newcastle Australia

University of Newcastle Australia

Australia
Scholars 4 1,062 Σ H-Index 238
243 World 4 National University of Vienna

University of Vienna

Austria
Scholars 6 641 Σ H-Index 237
244 World 12 National University of Lorraine

University of Lorraine

France
Scholars 6 598 Σ H-Index 236
245 World 6 National Universidade de Vigo

Universidade de Vigo

Spain
Scholars 6 867 Σ H-Index 235
246 World 25 National University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 760 Σ H-Index 234
247 World 4 National University of Padua

University of Padua

Italy
Scholars 6 560 Σ H-Index 234
248 World 2 National Yonsei University

Yonsei University

South Korea
Scholars 6 810 Σ H-Index 233
249 World 84 National Colorado School of Mines

Colorado School of Mines

United States
Scholars 7 867 Σ H-Index 230
250 World 2 National Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil
Scholars 6 670 Σ H-Index 229
251 World 26 National Swansea University

Swansea University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 545 Σ H-Index 228
252 World 8 National Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden
Scholars 5 687 Σ H-Index 227
253 World 6 National Kyushu University

Kyushu University

Japan
Scholars 5 753 Σ H-Index 225
254 World 7 National University of Alcalá

University of Alcalá

Spain
Scholars 5 513 Σ H-Index 225
255 World 2 National Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Israel
Scholars 5 689 Σ H-Index 224
256 World 85 National Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

United States
Scholars 6 468 Σ H-Index 222
257 World 8 National University of the Basque Country

University of the Basque Country

Spain
Scholars 6 725 Σ H-Index 220
258 World 9 National University of Granada

University of Granada

Spain
Scholars 6 790 Σ H-Index 219
259 World 16 National University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Australia
Scholars 6 666 Σ H-Index 219
260 World 13 National University of Clermont Auvergne

University of Clermont Auvergne

France
Scholars 5 474 Σ H-Index 217
261 World 12 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 5 736 Σ H-Index 216
262 World 13 National TU Dresden

TU Dresden

Germany
Scholars 4 727 Σ H-Index 212
263 World 14 National University of Hannover

University of Hannover

Germany
Scholars 5 620 Σ H-Index 210
264 World 4 National University of Patras

University of Patras

Greece
Scholars 4 680 Σ H-Index 207
265 World 86 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 4 569 Σ H-Index 207
266 World 87 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 5 483 Σ H-Index 206
267 World 88 National Clemson University

Clemson University

United States
Scholars 4 632 Σ H-Index 205
268 World 1 National King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

Saudi Arabia
Scholars 4 584 Σ H-Index 204
269 World 27 National University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 477 Σ H-Index 203
270 World 15 National Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Germany
Scholars 4 495 Σ H-Index 202
271 World 16 National University of Giessen

University of Giessen

Germany
Scholars 5 522 Σ H-Index 201
272 World 89 National Brown University

Brown University

United States
Scholars 4 839 Σ H-Index 201
273 World 18 National Beijing University of Technology

Beijing University of Technology

China
Scholars 4 857 Σ H-Index 200
274 World 1 National University of Concepción

University of Concepción

Chile
Scholars 6 557 Σ H-Index 199
275 World 1 National National Autonomous University of Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Mexico
Scholars 5 580 Σ H-Index 199
276 World 90 National University of South Carolina

University of South Carolina

United States
Scholars 4 435 Σ H-Index 199
277 World 2 National University of the Witwatersrand

University of the Witwatersrand

South Africa
Scholars 5 541 Σ H-Index 196
278 World 10 National University of Barcelona

University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 6 514 Σ H-Index 195
279 World 1 National National Taiwan University

National Taiwan University

Taiwan
Scholars 5 596 Σ H-Index 195
280 World 8 National Radboud University Nijmegen

Radboud University Nijmegen

Netherlands
Scholars 5 498 Σ H-Index 195
281 World 1 National Masaryk University

Masaryk University

Czech Republic
Scholars 5 612 Σ H-Index 194
282 World 91 National University of Denver

University of Denver

United States
Scholars 5 471 Σ H-Index 193
283 World 28 National University of Surrey

University of Surrey

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 626 Σ H-Index 193
284 World 18 National University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Canada
Scholars 5 627 Σ H-Index 191
285 World 19 National Polytechnique Montréal

Polytechnique Montréal

Canada
Scholars 5 549 Σ H-Index 188
286 World 17 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 5 483 Σ H-Index 188
287 World 19 National Southern University of Science and Technology

Southern University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 4 604 Σ H-Index 188
288 World 18 National Leipzig University

Leipzig University

Germany
Scholars 4 546 Σ H-Index 188
289 World 17 National RMIT University

RMIT University

Australia
Scholars 5 604 Σ H-Index 187
290 World 6 National University of Basel

University of Basel

Switzerland
Scholars 5 501 Σ H-Index 186
291 World 19 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 5 547 Σ H-Index 184
292 World 29 National Bangor University

Bangor University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 503 Σ H-Index 184
293 World 20 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 4 557 Σ H-Index 184
294 World 5 National University of Siena

University of Siena

Italy
Scholars 5 494 Σ H-Index 183
295 World 11 National University of Valladolid

University of Valladolid

Spain
Scholars 5 589 Σ H-Index 181
296 World 92 National University of Nevada Reno

University of Nevada Reno

United States
Scholars 5 468 Σ H-Index 181
297 World 4 National Tampere University

Tampere University

Finland
Scholars 4 475 Σ H-Index 180
298 World 20 National Concordia University

Concordia University

Canada
Scholars 5 434 Σ H-Index 179
299 World 2 National Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

India
Scholars 5 589 Σ H-Index 178
300 World 18 National University of New England

University of New England

Australia
Scholars 4 710 Σ H-Index 178

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