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.
301 World 94 National University of Illinois at Chicago

University of Illinois at Chicago

United States
Scholars 2 234 Σ H-Index 100
302 World 95 National University at Buffalo, State University of New York

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

United States
Scholars 2 232 Σ H-Index 100
303 World 23 National Saarland University

Saarland University

Germany
Scholars 2 259 Σ H-Index 99
304 World 4 National University of Vienna

University of Vienna

Austria
Scholars 2 336 Σ H-Index 98
305 World 13 National Australian National University

Australian National University

Australia
Scholars 2 309 Σ H-Index 98
306 World 96 National University of Nebraska–Lincoln

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

United States
Scholars 2 292 Σ H-Index 97
307 World 9 National University of Navarra

University of Navarra

Spain
Scholars 2 232 Σ H-Index 97
308 World 18 National University of Naples Federico II

University of Naples Federico II

Italy
Scholars 2 165 Σ H-Index 95
309 World 19 National University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

Italy
Scholars 2 308 Σ H-Index 94
310 World 13 National Université de Sherbrooke

Université de Sherbrooke

Canada
Scholars 2 207 Σ H-Index 94
311 World 14 National University of Western Australia

University of Western Australia

Australia
Scholars 2 204 Σ H-Index 94
312 World 10 National University of Murcia

University of Murcia

Spain
Scholars 2 214 Σ H-Index 93
313 World 2 National Chulalongkorn University

Chulalongkorn University

Thailand
Scholars 2 310 Σ H-Index 91
314 World 20 National Kagoshima University

Kagoshima University

Japan
Scholars 2 280 Σ H-Index 91
315 World 11 National University of Valencia

University of Valencia

Spain
Scholars 2 240 Σ H-Index 91
316 World 21 National Hiroshima University

Hiroshima University

Japan
Scholars 2 271 Σ H-Index 90
317 World 97 National Oregon State University

Oregon State University

United States
Scholars 2 190 Σ H-Index 90
318 World 1 National Nitte University

Nitte University

India
Scholars 2 264 Σ H-Index 89
319 World 8 National Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Belgium
Scholars 2 263 Σ H-Index 89
320 World 5 National University of Ulsan

University of Ulsan

South Korea
Scholars 2 446 Σ H-Index 88
321 World 9 National Fudan University

Fudan University

China
Scholars 2 292 Σ H-Index 88
322 World 15 National Flinders University

Flinders University

Australia
Scholars 2 270 Σ H-Index 88
323 World 24 National Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Germany
Scholars 2 261 Σ H-Index 86
324 World 98 National University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

United States
Scholars 2 218 Σ H-Index 86
325 World 20 National University of Rome Tor Vergata

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Italy
Scholars 2 413 Σ H-Index 85
326 World 1 National Kuwait University

Kuwait University

Kuwait
Scholars 2 256 Σ H-Index 84
327 World 13 National University of Burgundy

University of Burgundy

France
Scholars 2 255 Σ H-Index 84
328 World 99 National Montana State University

Montana State University

United States
Scholars 1 142 Σ H-Index 83
329 World 100 National Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago

United States
Scholars 2 201 Σ H-Index 82
330 World 22 National Fukuoka University

Fukuoka University

Japan
Scholars 1 407 Σ H-Index 82
331 World 12 National University of Salamanca

University of Salamanca

Spain
Scholars 1 362 Σ H-Index 82
332 World 25 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 1 183 Σ H-Index 82
333 World 13 National University of Castilla-La Mancha

University of Castilla-La Mancha

Spain
Scholars 1 521 Σ H-Index 80
334 World 2 National Banaras Hindu University

Banaras Hindu University

India
Scholars 1 291 Σ H-Index 80
335 World 14 National University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

Canada
Scholars 1 161 Σ H-Index 80
336 World 14 National Paris-Est Créteil University

Paris-Est Créteil University

France
Scholars 1 214 Σ H-Index 77
337 World 23 National Keio University

Keio University

Japan
Scholars 1 194 Σ H-Index 77
338 World 26 National Newcastle University

Newcastle University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 266 Σ H-Index 76
339 World 3 National Tampere University

Tampere University

Finland
Scholars 1 264 Σ H-Index 75
340 World 3 National Roskilde University

Roskilde University

Denmark
Scholars 1 259 Σ H-Index 75
341 World 4 National Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Denmark
Scholars 1 202 Σ H-Index 74
342 World 101 National Princeton University

Princeton University

United States
Scholars 1 178 Σ H-Index 73
343 World 27 National University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 147 Σ H-Index 73
344 World 102 National Northeastern University

Northeastern University

United States
Scholars 1 144 Σ H-Index 73
345 World 16 National Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University

Australia
Scholars 1 318 Σ H-Index 71
346 World 103 National Athens State University

Athens State University

United States
Scholars 1 273 Σ H-Index 71
347 World 28 National University of Stirling

University of Stirling

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 204 Σ H-Index 71
348 World 10 National Peking University

Peking University

China
Scholars 1 647 Σ H-Index 69
349 World 104 National Temple University

Temple University

United States
Scholars 1 168 Σ H-Index 69
350 World 1 National University of Bamako

University of Bamako

Mali
Scholars 1 186 Σ H-Index 68
351 World 14 National University of Córdoba

University of Córdoba

Spain
Scholars 1 253 Σ H-Index 67
352 World 8 National Universita della Svizzera Italiana

Universita della Svizzera Italiana

Switzerland
Scholars 1 185 Σ H-Index 67
353 World 5 National Graz University of Technology

Graz University of Technology

Austria
Scholars 1 172 Σ H-Index 67
354 World 29 National University of Bristol

University of Bristol

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 144 Σ H-Index 67
355 World 1 National National University of Tucumán

National University of Tucumán

Argentina
Scholars 1 141 Σ H-Index 67
356 World 24 National University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan

University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan

Japan
Scholars 1 270 Σ H-Index 66
357 World 30 National University of Bedfordshire

University of Bedfordshire

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 180 Σ H-Index 66
358 World 105 National Indiana University

Indiana University

United States
Scholars 1 147 Σ H-Index 66
359 World 3 National Christian Medical College & Hospital

Christian Medical College & Hospital

India
Scholars 1 236 Σ H-Index 65
360 World 25 National Waseda University

Waseda University

Japan
Scholars 1 225 Σ H-Index 65
361 World 26 National Fukushima Medical University

Fukushima Medical University

Japan
Scholars 1 289 Σ H-Index 64
362 World 9 National University of St. Gallen

University of St. Gallen

Switzerland
Scholars 1 162 Σ H-Index 64
363 World 26 National University of Potsdam

University of Potsdam

Germany
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 64
364 World 15 National Collège de France

Collège de France

France
Scholars 1 160 Σ H-Index 63
365 World 106 National University of North Dakota

University of North Dakota

United States
Scholars 1 137 Σ H-Index 63
366 World 4 National Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

Israel
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 63
367 World 5 National Universidade Católica de Brasília

Universidade Católica de Brasília

Brazil
Scholars 1 342 Σ H-Index 62
368 World 5 National University of Southern Denmark

University of Southern Denmark

Denmark
Scholars 1 282 Σ H-Index 62
369 World 27 National Fujita Health University

Fujita Health University

Japan
Scholars 1 210 Σ H-Index 62
370 World 28 National Jichi Medical University

Jichi Medical University

Japan
Scholars 1 145 Σ H-Index 62
371 World 21 National University of Trento

University of Trento

Italy
Scholars 1 135 Σ H-Index 62
372 World 29 National Aomori University

Aomori University

Japan
Scholars 1 177 Σ H-Index 61
373 World 107 National Temple University Health System

Temple University Health System

United States
Scholars 1 107 Σ H-Index 61
374 World 15 National Queen's University

Queen's University

Canada
Scholars 1 88 Σ H-Index 61
375 World 11 National Sun Yat-sen University

Sun Yat-sen University

China
Scholars 1 752 Σ H-Index 60
376 World 4 National University of Delhi

University of Delhi

India
Scholars 1 157 Σ H-Index 60
377 World 1 National Independent University

Independent University

Bangladesh
Scholars 1 133 Σ H-Index 60
378 World 27 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 1 248 Σ H-Index 59
379 World 31 National Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 179 Σ H-Index 59
380 World 22 National Roma Tre University

Roma Tre University

Italy
Scholars 1 159 Σ H-Index 59
381 World 12 National Ocean University of China

Ocean University of China

China
Scholars 1 158 Σ H-Index 59
382 World 1 National University of La Réunion

University of La Réunion

Reunion
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 59
383 World 15 National University of A Coruña

University of A Coruña

Spain
Scholars 1 215 Σ H-Index 58
384 World 17 National University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast

Australia
Scholars 1 209 Σ H-Index 58
385 World 30 National Chubu University

Chubu University

Japan
Scholars 1 186 Σ H-Index 58
386 World 108 National Rush University

Rush University

United States
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 58
387 World 109 National University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific

United States
Scholars 1 150 Σ H-Index 58
388 World 110 National University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame

United States
Scholars 1 142 Σ H-Index 58
389 World 6 National Seoul Women's University

Seoul Women's University

South Korea
Scholars 1 139 Σ H-Index 58
390 World 31 National Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

Japan
Scholars 1 213 Σ H-Index 57
391 World 13 National Nankai University

Nankai University

China
Scholars 1 169 Σ H-Index 57
392 World 1 National National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Pakistan
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 57
393 World 32 National Yokohama City University

Yokohama City University

Japan
Scholars 1 136 Σ H-Index 57
394 World 28 National University of Hohenheim

University of Hohenheim

Germany
Scholars 1 132 Σ H-Index 57
395 World 111 National Western University of Health Sciences

Western University of Health Sciences

United States
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 57
396 World 16 National University of Perpignan

University of Perpignan

France
Scholars 1 67 Σ H-Index 57
397 World 5 National Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

India
Scholars 1 232 Σ H-Index 56
398 World 33 National Osaka Prefecture University

Osaka Prefecture University

Japan
Scholars 1 191 Σ H-Index 56
399 World 6 National Federal University of Bahia

Federal University of Bahia

Brazil
Scholars 1 181 Σ H-Index 56
400 World 29 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Germany
Scholars 1 124 Σ H-Index 56

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