Best Law and Political Science Universities

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Law and Political 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 20 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 Law and Political Science, over 3,028 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 406 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.
301 World 125 National University of Wisconsin–Platteville

University of Wisconsin–Platteville

United States
Scholars 1 45 Σ H-Index 22
302 World 126 National University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

United States
Scholars 1 44 Σ H-Index 22
303 World 4 National University of Oulu

University of Oulu

Finland
Scholars 1 41 Σ H-Index 22
304 World 127 National Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University

United States
Scholars 1 37 Σ H-Index 22
305 World 5 National University of Liège

University of Liège

Belgium
Scholars 1 147 Σ H-Index 21
306 World 16 National University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast

Australia
Scholars 1 134 Σ H-Index 21
307 World 17 National Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University

Australia
Scholars 1 133 Σ H-Index 21
308 World 10 National École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 1 118 Σ H-Index 21
309 World 52 National University of Derby

University of Derby

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 21
310 World 1 National Collège de France

Collège de France

France
Scholars 1 89 Σ H-Index 21
311 World 53 National London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 88 Σ H-Index 21
312 World 2 National Fundação Getulio Vargas

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Brazil
Scholars 1 77 Σ H-Index 21
313 World 5 National Malmö University

Malmö University

Sweden
Scholars 1 77 Σ H-Index 21
314 World 6 National Université Catholique de Louvain

Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 21
315 World 7 National University of Florence

University of Florence

Italy
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 21
316 World 128 National Claremont Colleges

Claremont Colleges

United States
Scholars 1 66 Σ H-Index 21
317 World 129 National Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University

United States
Scholars 1 60 Σ H-Index 21
318 World 15 National Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

Canada
Scholars 1 58 Σ H-Index 21
319 World 54 National Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 57 Σ H-Index 21
320 World 130 National University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

United States
Scholars 1 53 Σ H-Index 21
321 World 131 National Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College

United States
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 21
322 World 55 National De Montfort University

De Montfort University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 49 Σ H-Index 21
323 World 21 National Osnabrück University

Osnabrück University

Germany
Scholars 1 45 Σ H-Index 21
324 World 6 National Linköping University

Linköping University

Sweden
Scholars 1 44 Σ H-Index 21
325 World 132 National Clark University

Clark University

United States
Scholars 1 41 Σ H-Index 21
326 World 133 National University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

United States
Scholars 1 41 Σ H-Index 21
327 World 3 National Autonomous University of Madrid

Autonomous University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 21
328 World 22 National Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum

Germany
Scholars 1 36 Σ H-Index 21
329 World 11 National Tilburg University

Tilburg University

Netherlands
Scholars 1 167 Σ H-Index 20
330 World 18 National Deakin University

Deakin University

Australia
Scholars 1 118 Σ H-Index 20
331 World 1 National J. F. Oberlin University

J. F. Oberlin University

Japan
Scholars 1 106 Σ H-Index 20
332 World 7 National Kristianstad University

Kristianstad University

Sweden
Scholars 1 84 Σ H-Index 20
333 World 16 National Université Laval

Université Laval

Canada
Scholars 1 81 Σ H-Index 20
334 World 56 National University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 77 Σ H-Index 20
335 World 7 National Université Libre de Bruxelles

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Belgium
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 20
336 World 134 National Furman University

Furman University

United States
Scholars 1 68 Σ H-Index 20
337 World 19 National UNSW Sydney

UNSW Sydney

Australia
Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 20
338 World 17 National University of Alberta

University of Alberta

Canada
Scholars 1 54 Σ H-Index 20
339 World 4 National University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

Austria
Scholars 1 52 Σ H-Index 20
340 World 135 National Portland State University

Portland State University

United States
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 20
341 World 57 National University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 20
342 World 23 National European University Viadrina

European University Viadrina

Germany
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 20
343 World 136 National Idaho State University

Idaho State University

United States
Scholars 1 47 Σ H-Index 20
344 World 4 National Pompeu Fabra University

Pompeu Fabra University

Spain
Scholars 1 45 Σ H-Index 20
345 World 137 National Middlebury College

Middlebury College

United States
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 20
346 World 138 National University of Oregon

University of Oregon

United States
Scholars 1 39 Σ H-Index 20
347 World 20 National Federation University Australia

Federation University Australia

Australia
Scholars 1 38 Σ H-Index 20
348 World 139 National University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

United States
Scholars 1 34 Σ H-Index 20
349 World 24 National University of Hannover

University of Hannover

Germany
Scholars 1 31 Σ H-Index 20

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