Best Plant Science and Agronomy Universities in Germany

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Plant Science and Agronomy 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 Plant Science and Agronomy, over 2,580 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 599 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.
24 World 1 National University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen

Germany
Scholars 8 1,438 Σ H-Index 418
33 World 2 National University of Hohenheim

University of Hohenheim

Germany
Scholars 9 1,098 Σ H-Index 389
41 World 3 National Technical University of Munich

Technical University of Munich

Germany
Scholars 7 949 Σ H-Index 340
56 World 4 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 6 670 Σ H-Index 279
80 World 5 National University of Giessen

University of Giessen

Germany
Scholars 5 587 Σ H-Index 220
111 World 6 National University of Würzburg

University of Würzburg

Germany
Scholars 3 291 Σ H-Index 165
117 World 7 National University of Bayreuth

University of Bayreuth

Germany
Scholars 3 370 Σ H-Index 155
130 World 8 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 3 397 Σ H-Index 130
145 World 9 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 2 531 Σ H-Index 120
175 World 10 National University of Hannover

University of Hannover

Germany
Scholars 2 292 Σ H-Index 94
177 World 11 National University of Kassel

University of Kassel

Germany
Scholars 2 389 Σ H-Index 93
184 World 12 National Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Germany
Scholars 2 347 Σ H-Index 87
201 World 13 National Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin

Germany
Scholars 1 222 Σ H-Index 80
228 World 14 National Bielefeld University

Bielefeld University

Germany
Scholars 2 211 Σ H-Index 67
236 World 15 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 1 120 Σ H-Index 64
240 World 16 National TU Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt

Germany
Scholars 1 227 Σ H-Index 63
245 World 17 National Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Germany
Scholars 2 174 Σ H-Index 62
251 World 18 National University of Ulm

University of Ulm

Germany
Scholars 1 188 Σ H-Index 59
262 World 19 National University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

Germany
Scholars 1 156 Σ H-Index 55
290 World 20 National TU Dresden

TU Dresden

Germany
Scholars 1 110 Σ H-Index 45
297 World 21 National University of Konstanz

University of Konstanz

Germany
Scholars 1 95 Σ H-Index 44
299 World 22 National Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Germany
Scholars 1 135 Σ H-Index 43
346 World 23 National University of Münster

University of Münster

Germany
Scholars 1 92 Σ H-Index 35
351 World 24 National Kiel University

Kiel University

Germany
Scholars 1 230 Σ H-Index 34
409 World 25 National University of Potsdam

University of Potsdam

Germany
Scholars 1 82 Σ H-Index 31
416 World 26 National University of Greifswald

University of Greifswald

Germany
Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 31
419 World 27 National University of Cologne

University of Cologne

Germany
Scholars 1 44 Σ H-Index 31
433 World 28 National Philipp University of Marburg

Philipp University of Marburg

Germany
Scholars 1 66 Σ H-Index 30
442 World 29 National Universität Hamburg

Universität Hamburg

Germany
Scholars 1 50 Σ H-Index 30

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