Best Microbiology Universities

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Microbiology 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 40 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 Microbiology, over 5,780 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 936 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.
1 World 1 National Harvard University

Harvard University

United States
Scholars 41 6,648 Σ H-Index 2,695
2 World 1 National Université Paris Cité

Université Paris Cité

France
Scholars 41 6,538 Σ H-Index 2,306
3 World 2 National Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

United States
Scholars 32 5,771 Σ H-Index 2,067
4 World 1 National University of Oxford

University of Oxford

United Kingdom
Scholars 30 5,216 Σ H-Index 1,852
5 World 1 National Karolinska Institute

Karolinska Institute

Sweden
Scholars 32 5,542 Σ H-Index 1,817
6 World 3 National University of Washington

University of Washington

United States
Scholars 30 3,787 Σ H-Index 1,751
7 World 1 National University of Copenhagen

University of Copenhagen

Denmark
Scholars 26 4,646 Σ H-Index 1,549
8 World 4 National University of California, San Francisco

University of California, San Francisco

United States
Scholars 26 3,862 Σ H-Index 1,528
9 World 5 National University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 24 3,694 Σ H-Index 1,487
10 World 1 National Utrecht University

Utrecht University

Netherlands
Scholars 26 3,946 Σ H-Index 1,485
11 World 6 National University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

United States
Scholars 23 3,619 Σ H-Index 1,397
12 World 7 National University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

United States
Scholars 23 3,233 Σ H-Index 1,386
13 World 1 National University of Hong Kong

University of Hong Kong

China
Scholars 17 4,382 Σ H-Index 1,248
14 World 1 National KU Leuven

KU Leuven

Belgium
Scholars 20 4,272 Σ H-Index 1,185
15 World 8 National University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States
Scholars 20 2,665 Σ H-Index 1,156
16 World 9 National University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

United States
Scholars 20 3,067 Σ H-Index 1,150
17 World 10 National Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

United States
Scholars 20 2,874 Σ H-Index 1,144
18 World 2 National University College London

University College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 19 3,456 Σ H-Index 1,138
19 World 2 National Ghent University

Ghent University

Belgium
Scholars 17 4,010 Σ H-Index 1,131
20 World 2 National Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University

France
Scholars 16 5,516 Σ H-Index 1,121
21 World 1 National University of Helsinki

University of Helsinki

Finland
Scholars 17 3,038 Σ H-Index 1,083
22 World 2 National University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 19 3,302 Σ H-Index 1,081
23 World 1 National University of Barcelona

University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 20 2,914 Σ H-Index 1,049
24 World 11 National Emory University

Emory University

United States
Scholars 17 2,560 Σ H-Index 1,023
25 World 12 National The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

United States
Scholars 17 2,602 Σ H-Index 1,007
26 World 13 National Cornell University

Cornell University

United States
Scholars 16 2,444 Σ H-Index 984
27 World 14 National Stanford University

Stanford University

United States
Scholars 14 2,655 Σ H-Index 965
28 World 15 National University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

United States
Scholars 17 2,285 Σ H-Index 963
29 World 3 National Imperial College London

Imperial College London

United Kingdom
Scholars 15 2,277 Σ H-Index 934
30 World 1 National University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne

Australia
Scholars 16 2,740 Σ H-Index 902
31 World 16 National Tufts University

Tufts University

United States
Scholars 13 2,032 Σ H-Index 899
32 World 4 National University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom
Scholars 13 2,723 Σ H-Index 857
33 World 17 National Washington University in St. Louis

Washington University in St. Louis

United States
Scholars 14 1,835 Σ H-Index 850
34 World 2 National University of Queensland

University of Queensland

Australia
Scholars 15 2,660 Σ H-Index 848
35 World 1 National National University of Ireland

National University of Ireland

Ireland
Scholars 13 2,663 Σ H-Index 847
36 World 18 National University of Maryland, Baltimore

University of Maryland, Baltimore

United States
Scholars 14 1,911 Σ H-Index 826
37 World 19 National Duke University

Duke University

United States
Scholars 13 2,207 Σ H-Index 826
38 World 1 National University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 14 2,359 Σ H-Index 823
39 World 20 National University of Wisconsin–Madison

University of Wisconsin–Madison

United States
Scholars 14 2,074 Σ H-Index 807
40 World 3 National Monash University

Monash University

Australia
Scholars 13 2,051 Σ H-Index 794
41 World 21 National University of California, San Diego

University of California, San Diego

United States
Scholars 13 2,172 Σ H-Index 792
42 World 1 National University of British Columbia

University of British Columbia

Canada
Scholars 11 2,082 Σ H-Index 765
43 World 1 National National Taiwan University

National Taiwan University

Taiwan
Scholars 13 3,174 Σ H-Index 761
44 World 22 National University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

United States
Scholars 12 1,747 Σ H-Index 671
45 World 2 National Lund University

Lund University

Sweden
Scholars 12 1,768 Σ H-Index 663
46 World 3 National Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 10 1,987 Σ H-Index 662
47 World 2 National University of Bern

University of Bern

Switzerland
Scholars 12 1,898 Σ H-Index 658
48 World 1 National Mahidol University

Mahidol University

Thailand
Scholars 11 2,058 Σ H-Index 644
49 World 1 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 11 1,378 Σ H-Index 635
50 World 23 National Colorado State University

Colorado State University

United States
Scholars 12 1,435 Σ H-Index 612
51 World 24 National University of Florida

University of Florida

United States
Scholars 11 1,466 Σ H-Index 599
52 World 5 National University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

United Kingdom
Scholars 10 1,417 Σ H-Index 595
53 World 25 National University of Iowa

University of Iowa

United States
Scholars 10 1,443 Σ H-Index 592
54 World 2 National McMaster University

McMaster University

Canada
Scholars 11 1,469 Σ H-Index 585
55 World 2 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 10 1,328 Σ H-Index 585
56 World 26 National The Ohio State University

The Ohio State University

United States
Scholars 10 1,427 Σ H-Index 584
57 World 27 National Yale University

Yale University

United States
Scholars 10 1,377 Σ H-Index 583
58 World 4 National University of Sydney

University of Sydney

Australia
Scholars 8 1,859 Σ H-Index 580
59 World 28 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 11 1,372 Σ H-Index 578
60 World 3 National University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Canada
Scholars 10 1,514 Σ H-Index 576
61 World 6 National University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom
Scholars 11 1,429 Σ H-Index 575
62 World 3 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 10 1,530 Σ H-Index 575
63 World 7 National University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Scholars 12 1,292 Σ H-Index 568
64 World 29 National University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

University of Michigan–Ann Arbor

United States
Scholars 9 1,398 Σ H-Index 565
65 World 3 National University of Lausanne

University of Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 9 1,503 Σ H-Index 564
66 World 5 National UNSW Sydney

UNSW Sydney

Australia
Scholars 9 1,801 Σ H-Index 563
67 World 30 National Northwestern University

Northwestern University

United States
Scholars 10 1,351 Σ H-Index 561
68 World 31 National New York University

New York University

United States
Scholars 8 1,189 Σ H-Index 560
69 World 1 National Osaka University

Osaka University

Japan
Scholars 10 1,500 Σ H-Index 530
70 World 32 National Columbia University

Columbia University

United States
Scholars 9 1,168 Σ H-Index 528
71 World 4 National Radboud University Nijmegen

Radboud University Nijmegen

Netherlands
Scholars 8 1,647 Σ H-Index 516
72 World 3 National University of Paris-Saclay

University of Paris-Saclay

France
Scholars 9 1,127 Σ H-Index 509
73 World 8 National University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

United Kingdom
Scholars 8 1,286 Σ H-Index 506
74 World 33 National The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

United States
Scholars 8 1,266 Σ H-Index 493
75 World 5 National Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research

Netherlands
Scholars 8 1,188 Σ H-Index 493
76 World 34 National University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

United States
Scholars 8 1,012 Σ H-Index 486
77 World 35 National The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

United States
Scholars 7 1,479 Σ H-Index 479
78 World 2 National University of Turku

University of Turku

Finland
Scholars 8 1,304 Σ H-Index 475
79 World 4 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 8 1,019 Σ H-Index 461
80 World 36 National University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

United States
Scholars 8 995 Σ H-Index 461
81 World 6 National University of Groningen

University of Groningen

Netherlands
Scholars 8 1,217 Σ H-Index 458
82 World 9 National University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

United Kingdom
Scholars 7 1,103 Σ H-Index 458
83 World 7 National Leiden University

Leiden University

Netherlands
Scholars 7 1,108 Σ H-Index 452
84 World 37 National Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University

United States
Scholars 6 1,068 Σ H-Index 442
85 World 38 National Boston University

Boston University

United States
Scholars 8 936 Σ H-Index 439
86 World 5 National University of Giessen

University of Giessen

Germany
Scholars 7 1,289 Σ H-Index 433
87 World 3 National University of Gothenburg

University of Gothenburg

Sweden
Scholars 8 1,197 Σ H-Index 432
88 World 39 National Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 6 1,227 Σ H-Index 420
89 World 1 National Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart

Italy
Scholars 7 1,537 Σ H-Index 418
90 World 40 National University of Chicago

University of Chicago

United States
Scholars 6 1,073 Σ H-Index 409
91 World 41 National Wayne State University

Wayne State University

United States
Scholars 6 1,312 Σ H-Index 408
92 World 10 National University of Exeter

University of Exeter

United Kingdom
Scholars 5 1,207 Σ H-Index 404
93 World 4 National University of Calgary

University of Calgary

Canada
Scholars 7 938 Σ H-Index 403
94 World 5 National University of Montreal

University of Montreal

Canada
Scholars 8 1,236 Σ H-Index 402
95 World 2 National University of Santiago de Compostela

University of Santiago de Compostela

Spain
Scholars 7 949 Σ H-Index 397
96 World 42 National University of Arizona

University of Arizona

United States
Scholars 7 1,012 Σ H-Index 395
97 World 4 National University of Bordeaux

University of Bordeaux

France
Scholars 7 1,261 Σ H-Index 391
98 World 6 National University of Guelph

University of Guelph

Canada
Scholars 7 1,096 Σ H-Index 391
99 World 2 National University of Bologna

University of Bologna

Italy
Scholars 7 1,066 Σ H-Index 389
100 World 4 National University of Basel

University of Basel

Switzerland
Scholars 8 840 Σ H-Index 387

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