Best Neuroscience Universities in Germany

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Neuroscience 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 Neuroscience, over 9,233 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 937 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.
32 World 1 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 26 4,031 Σ H-Index 1,438
40 World 2 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 26 3,720 Σ H-Index 1,307
57 World 3 National Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

Germany
Scholars 17 2,753 Σ H-Index 991
73 World 4 National Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Germany
Scholars 17 2,347 Σ H-Index 793
74 World 5 National Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

Germany
Scholars 14 2,101 Σ H-Index 787
77 World 6 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 13 2,180 Σ H-Index 757
79 World 7 National Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum

Germany
Scholars 14 2,206 Σ H-Index 751
83 World 8 National Goethe University Frankfurt

Goethe University Frankfurt

Germany
Scholars 16 1,914 Σ H-Index 719
92 World 9 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 14 1,347 Σ H-Index 650
101 World 10 National University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen

Germany
Scholars 11 1,569 Σ H-Index 597
102 World 11 National Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Germany
Scholars 13 1,317 Σ H-Index 594
112 World 12 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 12 1,494 Σ H-Index 553
114 World 13 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 10 1,872 Σ H-Index 548
115 World 14 National University of Cologne

University of Cologne

Germany
Scholars 10 1,642 Σ H-Index 544
117 World 15 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Germany
Scholars 11 1,414 Σ H-Index 535
123 World 16 National Leipzig University

Leipzig University

Germany
Scholars 12 1,265 Σ H-Index 520
126 World 17 National University of Münster

University of Münster

Germany
Scholars 11 1,352 Σ H-Index 512
127 World 18 National University of Ulm

University of Ulm

Germany
Scholars 10 1,262 Σ H-Index 508
134 World 19 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 8 1,252 Σ H-Index 489
148 World 20 National Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany
Scholars 9 1,163 Σ H-Index 428
160 World 21 National RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University

Germany
Scholars 9 946 Σ H-Index 378
177 World 22 National University of Lübeck

University of Lübeck

Germany
Scholars 7 976 Σ H-Index 334
181 World 23 National Kiel University

Kiel University

Germany
Scholars 7 745 Σ H-Index 328
183 World 24 National TU Dresden

TU Dresden

Germany
Scholars 6 1,629 Σ H-Index 324
189 World 25 National University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Germany
Scholars 7 766 Σ H-Index 314
192 World 26 National Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University

Germany
Scholars 6 849 Σ H-Index 308
210 World 27 National University of Würzburg

University of Würzburg

Germany
Scholars 6 709 Σ H-Index 270
220 World 28 National Philipp University of Marburg

Philipp University of Marburg

Germany
Scholars 5 786 Σ H-Index 251
235 World 29 National University of Konstanz

University of Konstanz

Germany
Scholars 6 467 Σ H-Index 234
257 World 30 National University of Bremen

University of Bremen

Germany
Scholars 5 553 Σ H-Index 203
268 World 31 National University of Giessen

University of Giessen

Germany
Scholars 4 546 Σ H-Index 190
276 World 32 National University of Regensburg

University of Regensburg

Germany
Scholars 4 543 Σ H-Index 179
298 World 33 National Saarland University

Saarland University

Germany
Scholars 4 320 Σ H-Index 150
307 World 34 National Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

Germany
Scholars 3 329 Σ H-Index 139
330 World 35 National Hannover Medical School

Hannover Medical School

Germany
Scholars 3 387 Σ H-Index 118
335 World 36 National Technische Universität Braunschweig

Technische Universität Braunschweig

Germany
Scholars 2 287 Σ H-Index 117
340 World 37 National Osnabrück University

Osnabrück University

Germany
Scholars 2 359 Σ H-Index 114
372 World 38 National University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen

Germany
Scholars 2 322 Σ H-Index 101
380 World 39 National TU Dortmund University

TU Dortmund University

Germany
Scholars 2 265 Σ H-Index 98
393 World 40 National University of Rostock

University of Rostock

Germany
Scholars 2 263 Σ H-Index 91
482 World 41 National University of Greifswald

University of Greifswald

Germany
Scholars 1 134 Σ H-Index 54
520 World 42 National University of Kaiserslautern

University of Kaiserslautern

Germany
Scholars 1 86 Σ H-Index 41
533 World 43 National Brandenburg University of Technology

Brandenburg University of Technology

Germany
Scholars 1 157 Σ H-Index 38
568 World 44 National University of Potsdam

University of Potsdam

Germany
Scholars 1 75 Σ H-Index 34
573 World 45 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Germany
Scholars 1 131 Σ H-Index 33
630 World 46 National TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt

Germany
Scholars 1 101 Σ H-Index 30

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