Best Social Sciences and Humanities Universities in Switzerland 2022

The 1st edition of Research.com ranking of top Social Sciences and Humanities 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 Social Sciences and Humanities, over 10,371 profiles were examined. Scientists from more than 987 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.
174 World 1 National
ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 7 1,044 Σ H-Index 288
196 World 2 National
University of Zurich

University of Zurich

Switzerland
Scholars 7 751 Σ H-Index 250
251 World 3 National Scholars 4 528 Σ H-Index 168
432 World 4 National Scholars 2 141 Σ H-Index 67
456 World 5 National Scholars 2 278 Σ H-Index 62
500 World 6 National Scholars 1 164 Σ H-Index 48
505 World 7 National
University of Basel

University of Basel

Switzerland
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 46
521 World 8 National
University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 1 99 Σ H-Index 42
570 World 9 National
University of Bern

University of Bern

Switzerland
Scholars 1 97 Σ H-Index 36
574 World 10 National Scholars 1 169 Σ H-Index 35
589 World 11 National
University of Lucerne

University of Lucerne

Switzerland
Scholars 1 109 Σ H-Index 34
605 World 12 National Scholars 1 113 Σ H-Index 33

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