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.
201 World 6 National University of Liège

University of Liège

Belgium
Scholars 4 664 Σ H-Index 191
202 World 6 National ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 3 463 Σ H-Index 191
203 World 3 National Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil
Scholars 4 562 Σ H-Index 190
204 World 1 National National Autonomous University of Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Mexico
Scholars 4 491 Σ H-Index 189
205 World 69 National Kansas State University

Kansas State University

United States
Scholars 4 521 Σ H-Index 187
206 World 4 National Federal University of Sao Paulo

Federal University of Sao Paulo

Brazil
Scholars 3 540 Σ H-Index 187
207 World 16 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 3 395 Σ H-Index 186
208 World 10 National University of Lille

University of Lille

France
Scholars 4 547 Σ H-Index 185
209 World 22 National London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 605 Σ H-Index 184
210 World 70 National University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

United States
Scholars 3 339 Σ H-Index 181
211 World 6 National Örebro University

Örebro University

Sweden
Scholars 3 554 Σ H-Index 178
212 World 71 National University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico

United States
Scholars 3 320 Σ H-Index 178
213 World 5 National University of Seville

University of Seville

Spain
Scholars 3 613 Σ H-Index 177
214 World 11 National Kumamoto University

Kumamoto University

Japan
Scholars 3 719 Σ H-Index 175
215 World 23 National University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 442 Σ H-Index 173
216 World 11 National University of Genoa

University of Genoa

Italy
Scholars 3 699 Σ H-Index 172
217 World 72 National University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

United States
Scholars 4 369 Σ H-Index 171
218 World 2 National University of Cape Town

University of Cape Town

South Africa
Scholars 3 603 Σ H-Index 170
219 World 8 National Maastricht University

Maastricht University

Netherlands
Scholars 3 530 Σ H-Index 170
220 World 4 National Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University

China
Scholars 3 659 Σ H-Index 169
221 World 6 National University of La Rioja

University of La Rioja

Spain
Scholars 3 604 Σ H-Index 167
222 World 2 National Yonsei University

Yonsei University

South Korea
Scholars 3 816 Σ H-Index 166
223 World 5 National Huazhong Agricultural University

Huazhong Agricultural University

China
Scholars 3 784 Σ H-Index 165
224 World 1 National University of Minho

University of Minho

Portugal
Scholars 3 455 Σ H-Index 165
225 World 3 National University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria

South Africa
Scholars 3 387 Σ H-Index 165
226 World 6 National China Agricultural University

China Agricultural University

China
Scholars 3 518 Σ H-Index 164
227 World 17 National University of Ulm

University of Ulm

Germany
Scholars 3 470 Σ H-Index 164
228 World 1 National University of Oslo

University of Oslo

Norway
Scholars 3 430 Σ H-Index 163
229 World 3 National Chang Gung University

Chang Gung University

Taiwan
Scholars 3 817 Σ H-Index 162
230 World 7 National University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 3 425 Σ H-Index 161
231 World 3 National Duke NUS Graduate Medical School

Duke NUS Graduate Medical School

Singapore
Scholars 2 317 Σ H-Index 160
232 World 11 National University of Clermont Auvergne

University of Clermont Auvergne

France
Scholars 3 347 Σ H-Index 159
233 World 2 National Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Portugal
Scholars 3 423 Σ H-Index 158
234 World 12 National Sapporo Medical University

Sapporo Medical University

Japan
Scholars 3 581 Σ H-Index 157
235 World 73 National Georgia State University

Georgia State University

United States
Scholars 3 337 Σ H-Index 156
236 World 18 National Technische Universität Braunschweig

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Germany
Scholars 2 411 Σ H-Index 156
237 World 4 National University of the Witwatersrand

University of the Witwatersrand

South Africa
Scholars 3 507 Σ H-Index 155
238 World 74 National University of Louisville

University of Louisville

United States
Scholars 2 520 Σ H-Index 154
239 World 2 National Medical University of Vienna

Medical University of Vienna

Austria
Scholars 3 549 Σ H-Index 153
240 World 75 National Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

United States
Scholars 2 319 Σ H-Index 153
241 World 12 National University of Florence

University of Florence

Italy
Scholars 2 604 Σ H-Index 151
242 World 3 National Innsbruck Medical University

Innsbruck Medical University

Austria
Scholars 3 347 Σ H-Index 149
243 World 3 National Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science

Israel
Scholars 3 287 Σ H-Index 149
244 World 19 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Germany
Scholars 3 430 Σ H-Index 148
245 World 76 National Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University

United States
Scholars 3 350 Σ H-Index 147
246 World 13 National Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

Japan
Scholars 3 793 Σ H-Index 146
247 World 3 National University of Porto

University of Porto

Portugal
Scholars 3 480 Σ H-Index 146
248 World 13 National University of Milan

University of Milan

Italy
Scholars 3 464 Σ H-Index 146
249 World 10 National University of Technology Sydney

University of Technology Sydney

Australia
Scholars 3 353 Σ H-Index 146
250 World 77 National Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

United States
Scholars 3 369 Σ H-Index 142
251 World 24 National University of Warwick

University of Warwick

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 313 Σ H-Index 142
252 World 12 National University of Nantes

University of Nantes

France
Scholars 3 322 Σ H-Index 140
253 World 20 National Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany
Scholars 3 408 Σ H-Index 139
254 World 2 National Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Norway
Scholars 3 353 Σ H-Index 138
255 World 25 National University of Dundee

University of Dundee

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 378 Σ H-Index 138
256 World 78 National Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University

United States
Scholars 2 344 Σ H-Index 137
257 World 7 National University of Namur

University of Namur

Belgium
Scholars 2 278 Σ H-Index 135
258 World 14 National Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

Italy
Scholars 3 425 Σ H-Index 134
259 World 79 National Georgetown University

Georgetown University

United States
Scholars 2 487 Σ H-Index 134
260 World 15 National University of Pisa

University of Pisa

Italy
Scholars 3 542 Σ H-Index 130
261 World 3 National University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway

University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway

Norway
Scholars 2 295 Σ H-Index 130
262 World 11 National La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Australia
Scholars 2 342 Σ H-Index 129
263 World 80 National Purdue University West Lafayette

Purdue University West Lafayette

United States
Scholars 2 316 Σ H-Index 129
264 World 12 National University of Quebec

University of Quebec

Canada
Scholars 3 227 Σ H-Index 128
265 World 14 National Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Japan
Scholars 2 455 Σ H-Index 126
266 World 2 National Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

Ireland
Scholars 2 271 Σ H-Index 126
267 World 2 National Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Greece
Scholars 2 523 Σ H-Index 125
268 World 21 National Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Germany
Scholars 2 340 Σ H-Index 125
269 World 15 National Osaka City University

Osaka City University

Japan
Scholars 2 329 Σ H-Index 123
270 World 81 National The University of Texas at San Antonio

The University of Texas at San Antonio

United States
Scholars 2 296 Σ H-Index 122
271 World 82 National New York Medical College

New York Medical College

United States
Scholars 2 350 Σ H-Index 121
272 World 83 National Tulane University

Tulane University

United States
Scholars 2 334 Σ H-Index 121
273 World 9 National Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Netherlands
Scholars 2 289 Σ H-Index 121
274 World 7 National Rovira i Virgili University

Rovira i Virgili University

Spain
Scholars 2 468 Σ H-Index 120
275 World 16 National Kansai Medical University

Kansai Medical University

Japan
Scholars 2 524 Σ H-Index 118
276 World 17 National Nihon University

Nihon University

Japan
Scholars 2 582 Σ H-Index 115
277 World 4 National University of Bergen

University of Bergen

Norway
Scholars 2 384 Σ H-Index 115
278 World 12 National RMIT University

RMIT University

Australia
Scholars 2 300 Σ H-Index 115
279 World 84 National Drexel University

Drexel University

United States
Scholars 2 229 Σ H-Index 115
280 World 22 National University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen

Germany
Scholars 2 340 Σ H-Index 113
281 World 3 National Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

South Korea
Scholars 2 609 Σ H-Index 112
282 World 1 National Makerere University

Makerere University

Uganda
Scholars 2 323 Σ H-Index 112
283 World 18 National University of Yamanashi

University of Yamanashi

Japan
Scholars 2 417 Σ H-Index 111
284 World 16 National University of Siena

University of Siena

Italy
Scholars 2 331 Σ H-Index 111
285 World 4 National Handong Global University

Handong Global University

South Korea
Scholars 2 279 Σ H-Index 111
286 World 1 National University of Otago

University of Otago

New Zealand
Scholars 2 251 Σ H-Index 111
287 World 85 National Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

United States
Scholars 2 230 Σ H-Index 111
288 World 86 National Arizona State University

Arizona State University

United States
Scholars 2 377 Σ H-Index 110
289 World 87 National University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

United States
Scholars 2 267 Σ H-Index 110
290 World 88 National University of North Carolina at Charlotte

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

United States
Scholars 2 200 Σ H-Index 109
291 World 8 National University of Jaén

University of Jaén

Spain
Scholars 2 300 Σ H-Index 106
292 World 89 National University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

United States
Scholars 2 247 Σ H-Index 106
293 World 19 National Kyushu University

Kyushu University

Japan
Scholars 2 318 Σ H-Index 105
294 World 7 National Southern University of Science and Technology

Southern University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 2 260 Σ H-Index 105
295 World 17 National University of Sassari

University of Sassari

Italy
Scholars 2 378 Σ H-Index 104
296 World 90 National University of Houston

University of Houston

United States
Scholars 2 316 Σ H-Index 104
297 World 8 National Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China
Scholars 2 242 Σ H-Index 104
298 World 91 National Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

United States
Scholars 2 235 Σ H-Index 103
299 World 92 National University of Hawaii at Manoa

University of Hawaii at Manoa

United States
Scholars 2 203 Σ H-Index 102
300 World 93 National California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 2 187 Σ H-Index 101

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