Top Law and Political science Universities

The university ranking for Law and Political science was developed by Research.com, one of the prominent platforms for computer science research maintaining reliable data on scientific contributions since 2014, with the aim of answering the question of what is the best Law and Political science university.

The ranking of universities is based on the h-index and bibliometric indicators compiled by December 6th, 2021. The ranking process involved a detailed examination of 166,880 researchers’ profiles from Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Graph. For the discipline of Law and Political science, over 3,028 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 406 institutions and affiliations were analyzed. Show more

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-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 H-Index
1 World 1 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 54 5,611 Σ H-Index 2,051
2 World 2 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 36 3,201 Σ H-Index 1,256
3 World 1 National London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

United Kingdom
Scholars 32 2,972 Σ H-Index 1,002
4 World 3 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 29 2,322 Σ H-Index 912
5 World 2 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 34 2,544 Σ H-Index 878
6 World 4 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 26 1,959 Σ H-Index 728
7 World 5 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 22 2,233 Σ H-Index 712
8 World 6 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 19 1,882 Σ H-Index 646
9 World 7 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 23 1,916 Σ H-Index 645
10 World 8 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 19 1,676 Σ H-Index 574
11 World 9 National Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 16 1,484 Σ H-Index 554
12 World 10 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 19 1,475 Σ H-Index 527
13 World 11 National George Washington University

George Washington University

United States
Scholars 17 1,490 Σ H-Index 499
14 World 1 National Australian National University

Australian National University

Australia
Scholars 16 1,833 Σ H-Index 496
15 World 12 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 16 1,059 Σ H-Index 450
16 World 1 National European University Institute

European University Institute

Italy
Scholars 12 1,373 Σ H-Index 442
17 World 13 National University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine

United States
Scholars 13 1,157 Σ H-Index 399
18 World 14 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 14 1,104 Σ H-Index 398
19 World 15 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 12 1,001 Σ H-Index 393
20 World 16 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 14 947 Σ H-Index 389
21 World 17 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 15 1,077 Σ H-Index 382
22 World 18 National The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin

United States
Scholars 14 1,008 Σ H-Index 364
23 World 19 National University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park

United States
Scholars 12 905 Σ H-Index 346
24 World 20 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 13 905 Σ H-Index 344
25 World 1 National University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Canada
Scholars 15 1,096 Σ H-Index 343
26 World 21 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 10 776 Σ H-Index 342
27 World 3 National University of Essex

University of Essex

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 954 Σ H-Index 338
28 World 1 National University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 11 914 Σ H-Index 337
29 World 22 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 10 696 Σ H-Index 335
30 World 4 National King's College London

King's College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,192 Σ H-Index 317
31 World 23 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 10 789 Σ H-Index 316
32 World 24 National American University

American University

United States
Scholars 10 863 Σ H-Index 314
33 World 25 National George Mason University

George Mason University

United States
Scholars 10 996 Σ H-Index 304
34 World 5 National University of Manchester

University of Manchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 849 Σ H-Index 301
35 World 26 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 11 977 Σ H-Index 297
36 World 6 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 971 Σ H-Index 296
37 World 27 National Georgetown University

Georgetown University

United States
Scholars 8 1,190 Σ H-Index 296
38 World 7 National University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 953 Σ H-Index 279
39 World 28 National City University of New York

City University of New York

United States
Scholars 9 774 Σ H-Index 277
40 World 29 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 9 707 Σ H-Index 267
41 World 30 National University of California, Santa Barbara

University of California, Santa Barbara

United States
Scholars 8 675 Σ H-Index 267
42 World 31 National Northeastern University

Northeastern University

United States
Scholars 8 820 Σ H-Index 261
43 World 8 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 836 Σ H-Index 260
44 World 2 National Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 9 744 Σ H-Index 257
45 World 32 National Florida State University

Florida State University

United States
Scholars 8 685 Σ H-Index 254
46 World 33 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 9 571 Σ H-Index 252
47 World 34 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 8 600 Σ H-Index 250
48 World 9 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 844 Σ H-Index 246
49 World 35 National The University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas

United States
Scholars 6 754 Σ H-Index 242
50 World 36 National University of Georgia

University of Georgia

United States
Scholars 8 599 Σ H-Index 239
51 World 37 National University of Virginia

University of Virginia

United States
Scholars 8 680 Σ H-Index 235
52 World 38 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 9 541 Σ H-Index 225
53 World 39 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 8 689 Σ H-Index 222
54 World 1 National University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Norway
Scholars 8 704 Σ H-Index 215
55 World 10 National University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 634 Σ H-Index 214
56 World 11 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 948 Σ H-Index 210
57 World 12 National University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 9 576 Σ H-Index 203
58 World 3 National Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands
Scholars 6 576 Σ H-Index 199
59 World 1 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 5 774 Σ H-Index 198
60 World 13 National The Open University

The Open University

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 602 Σ H-Index 190
61 World 1 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 7 473 Σ H-Index 190
62 World 40 National University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

United States
Scholars 7 422 Σ H-Index 190
63 World 1 National University of Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

Sweden
Scholars 6 643 Σ H-Index 188
64 World 41 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 7 433 Σ H-Index 184
65 World 42 National University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States
Scholars 7 361 Σ H-Index 184
66 World 1 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 6 536 Σ H-Index 184
67 World 43 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 5 353 Σ H-Index 184
68 World 2 National University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 7 635 Σ H-Index 183
69 World 2 National University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Australia
Scholars 8 441 Σ H-Index 182
70 World 1 National University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

Denmark
Scholars 8 498 Σ H-Index 181
71 World 44 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 7 490 Σ H-Index 180
72 World 14 National University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 788 Σ H-Index 180
73 World 45 National Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

United States
Scholars 7 495 Σ H-Index 179
74 World 2 National Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark
Scholars 6 481 Σ H-Index 171
75 World 15 National University of Sussex

University of Sussex

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 448 Σ H-Index 171
76 World 16 National University of Leeds

University of Leeds

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 475 Σ H-Index 168
77 World 2 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 5 516 Σ H-Index 167
78 World 3 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 7 499 Σ H-Index 162
79 World 3 National University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

Germany
Scholars 6 529 Σ H-Index 160
80 World 46 National MIT

MIT

United States
Scholars 5 300 Σ H-Index 158
81 World 47 National Michigan State University

Michigan State University

United States
Scholars 6 405 Σ H-Index 157
82 World 4 National University of Konstanz

University of Konstanz

Germany
Scholars 6 378 Σ H-Index 146
83 World 2 National University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

Belgium
Scholars 5 490 Σ H-Index 146
84 World 2 National Bocconi University

Bocconi University

Italy
Scholars 4 327 Σ H-Index 146
85 World 48 National University of Southern California

University of Southern California

United States
Scholars 6 517 Σ H-Index 139
86 World 17 National University of Southampton

University of Southampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 489 Σ H-Index 139
87 World 18 National University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom
Scholars 4 431 Σ H-Index 134
88 World 4 National University of Canberra

University of Canberra

Australia
Scholars 3 332 Σ H-Index 134
89 World 3 National University of Bern

University of Bern

Switzerland
Scholars 5 358 Σ H-Index 133
90 World 49 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 4 391 Σ H-Index 133
91 World 4 National Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands
Scholars 5 335 Σ H-Index 132
92 World 19 National University of York

University of York

United Kingdom
Scholars 6 350 Σ H-Index 131
93 World 5 National University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Australia
Scholars 5 594 Σ H-Index 131
94 World 3 National Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Denmark
Scholars 5 406 Σ H-Index 130
95 World 20 National Cardiff University

Cardiff University

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 450 Σ H-Index 129
96 World 21 National University of Kent

University of Kent

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 453 Σ H-Index 128
97 World 2 National McGill University

McGill University

Canada
Scholars 4 375 Σ H-Index 127
98 World 1 National National University of Singapore

National University of Singapore

Singapore
Scholars 5 414 Σ H-Index 123
99 World 3 National University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

Canada
Scholars 5 400 Σ H-Index 123
100 World 4 National ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 3 313 Σ H-Index 123

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