Best Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Universities in Germany

The 1st edition of ranking of top Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 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 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, over 3,637 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 502 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.

University Details
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.
37 World 1 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Scholars 6 1,269 Σ H-Index 268
43 World 2 National TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt

Scholars 6 1,322 Σ H-Index 257
49 World 3 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Scholars 6 1,282 Σ H-Index 232
71 World 4 National University of Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart

Scholars 5 871 Σ H-Index 193
96 World 5 National University of Hannover

University of Hannover

Scholars 3 806 Σ H-Index 149
103 World 6 National Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Scholars 4 677 Σ H-Index 141
124 World 7 National University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Scholars 2 556 Σ H-Index 120
162 World 8 National Bauhaus University, Weimar

Bauhaus University, Weimar

Scholars 1 353 Σ H-Index 92
171 World 9 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Scholars 2 575 Σ H-Index 86
312 World 10 National Helmut Schmidt University

Helmut Schmidt University

Scholars 1 130 Σ H-Index 37
369 World 11 National TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University

Scholars 1 129 Σ H-Index 32
376 World 12 National University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen

Scholars 1 106 Σ H-Index 32
386 World 13 National TU Dresden

TU Dresden

Scholars 1 153 Σ H-Index 31

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