Best Social Sciences and Humanities Universities

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.
301 World 130 National Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University

United States
Scholars 4 400 Σ H-Index 124
302 World 4 National Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

France
Scholars 4 383 Σ H-Index 124
303 World 3 National University of Seville

University of Seville

Spain
Scholars 3 192 Σ H-Index 123
304 World 18 National Wilfrid Laurier University

Wilfrid Laurier University

Canada
Scholars 4 303 Σ H-Index 122
305 World 1 National University of Nigeria

University of Nigeria

Nigeria
Scholars 3 406 Σ H-Index 122
306 World 5 National University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway

University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway

Norway
Scholars 3 346 Σ H-Index 122
307 World 50 National University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 305 Σ H-Index 121
308 World 4 National Copenhagen Business School

Copenhagen Business School

Denmark
Scholars 3 377 Σ H-Index 118
309 World 131 National University at Buffalo, State University of New York

University at Buffalo, State University of New York

United States
Scholars 3 254 Σ H-Index 118
310 World 3 National Aalto University

Aalto University

Finland
Scholars 3 293 Σ H-Index 117
311 World 5 National INSEAD

INSEAD

France
Scholars 3 284 Σ H-Index 116
312 World 132 National Colorado School of Public Health

Colorado School of Public Health

United States
Scholars 3 325 Σ H-Index 115
313 World 133 National California State University, Fullerton

California State University, Fullerton

United States
Scholars 3 266 Σ H-Index 115
314 World 1 National Mahidol University

Mahidol University

Thailand
Scholars 2 495 Σ H-Index 113
315 World 5 National Peking University

Peking University

China
Scholars 3 344 Σ H-Index 112
316 World 134 National University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville

United States
Scholars 3 237 Σ H-Index 112
317 World 51 National University of Leicester

University of Leicester

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 356 Σ H-Index 111
318 World 3 National University of Johannesburg

University of Johannesburg

South Africa
Scholars 2 465 Σ H-Index 111
319 World 19 National Université Laval

Université Laval

Canada
Scholars 3 393 Σ H-Index 110
320 World 2 National National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Taiwan
Scholars 2 359 Σ H-Index 110
321 World 135 National University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

United States
Scholars 3 217 Σ H-Index 109
322 World 136 National University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

United States
Scholars 3 223 Σ H-Index 108
323 World 52 National Northumbria University

Northumbria University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 421 Σ H-Index 107
324 World 53 National Swansea University

Swansea University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 307 Σ H-Index 106
325 World 4 National University of Antwerp

University of Antwerp

Belgium
Scholars 3 354 Σ H-Index 105
326 World 20 National Saint Mary's University

Saint Mary's University

Canada
Scholars 3 347 Σ H-Index 105
327 World 8 National Linköping University

Linköping University

Sweden
Scholars 3 440 Σ H-Index 104
328 World 137 National Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University

United States
Scholars 2 430 Σ H-Index 104
329 World 4 National University of Salamanca

University of Salamanca

Spain
Scholars 2 472 Σ H-Index 103
330 World 21 National University of Lethbridge

University of Lethbridge

Canada
Scholars 2 222 Σ H-Index 102
331 World 5 National University of Barcelona

University of Barcelona

Spain
Scholars 3 360 Σ H-Index 101
332 World 1 National University of Minho

University of Minho

Portugal
Scholars 3 349 Σ H-Index 101
333 World 1 National Seoul National University

Seoul National University

South Korea
Scholars 3 204 Σ H-Index 101
334 World 5 National Aalborg University

Aalborg University

Denmark
Scholars 2 320 Σ H-Index 101
335 World 22 National University of Quebec

University of Quebec

Canada
Scholars 2 331 Σ H-Index 100
336 World 54 National Royal Holloway University of London

Royal Holloway University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 278 Σ H-Index 99
337 World 28 National Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University

Australia
Scholars 3 278 Σ H-Index 99
338 World 138 National Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

United States
Scholars 2 546 Σ H-Index 99
339 World 4 National University of the Western Cape

University of the Western Cape

South Africa
Scholars 2 458 Σ H-Index 98
340 World 12 National University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Germany
Scholars 3 467 Σ H-Index 97
341 World 2 National Yonsei University

Yonsei University

South Korea
Scholars 3 355 Σ H-Index 97
342 World 13 National University of Tübingen

University of Tübingen

Germany
Scholars 2 206 Σ H-Index 97
343 World 139 National University of Maryland, Baltimore County

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

United States
Scholars 3 250 Σ H-Index 96
344 World 23 National University of Windsor

University of Windsor

Canada
Scholars 2 444 Σ H-Index 96
345 World 2 National University of Porto

University of Porto

Portugal
Scholars 3 325 Σ H-Index 95
346 World 140 National Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University

United States
Scholars 2 286 Σ H-Index 95
347 World 141 National University of Missouri–St. Louis

University of Missouri–St. Louis

United States
Scholars 2 239 Σ H-Index 95
348 World 5 National Université Catholique de Louvain

Université Catholique de Louvain

Belgium
Scholars 3 326 Σ H-Index 94
349 World 142 National Bentley University

Bentley University

United States
Scholars 3 255 Σ H-Index 94
350 World 143 National Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 2 243 Σ H-Index 94
351 World 144 National Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University

United States
Scholars 3 228 Σ H-Index 93
352 World 14 National University of Bamberg

University of Bamberg

Germany
Scholars 2 394 Σ H-Index 93
353 World 55 National University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 270 Σ H-Index 92
354 World 145 National University of Memphis

University of Memphis

United States
Scholars 3 260 Σ H-Index 92
355 World 146 National University of Massachusetts Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School

United States
Scholars 2 232 Σ H-Index 92
356 World 56 National Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

United Kingdom
Scholars 3 178 Σ H-Index 91
357 World 24 National Ryerson University

Ryerson University

Canada
Scholars 2 174 Σ H-Index 91
358 World 6 National Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong Baptist University

China
Scholars 3 262 Σ H-Index 90
359 World 147 National University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

United States
Scholars 3 191 Σ H-Index 90
360 World 148 National Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University

United States
Scholars 2 216 Σ H-Index 90
361 World 149 National Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University

United States
Scholars 2 166 Σ H-Index 90
362 World 4 National University of Bologna

University of Bologna

Italy
Scholars 2 379 Σ H-Index 89
363 World 57 National Keele University

Keele University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 290 Σ H-Index 88
364 World 7 National Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University

China
Scholars 2 561 Σ H-Index 87
365 World 5 National Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University

South Africa
Scholars 2 414 Σ H-Index 87
366 World 150 National Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University

United States
Scholars 2 202 Σ H-Index 87
367 World 58 National Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 185 Σ H-Index 87
368 World 5 National University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury

New Zealand
Scholars 2 134 Σ H-Index 87
369 World 25 National HEC Montréal

HEC Montréal

Canada
Scholars 2 217 Σ H-Index 86
370 World 5 National University of Cagliari

University of Cagliari

Italy
Scholars 2 162 Σ H-Index 85
371 World 8 National East China University of Science and Technology

East China University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 2 235 Σ H-Index 84
372 World 15 National University of Duisburg-Essen

University of Duisburg-Essen

Germany
Scholars 2 223 Σ H-Index 84
373 World 6 National University of KwaZulu-Natal

University of KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa
Scholars 2 201 Σ H-Index 84
374 World 6 National Massey University

Massey University

New Zealand
Scholars 2 296 Σ H-Index 83
375 World 6 National University of Florence

University of Florence

Italy
Scholars 2 148 Σ H-Index 83
376 World 59 National University of Westminster

University of Westminster

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 322 Σ H-Index 82
377 World 151 National Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University

United States
Scholars 2 184 Σ H-Index 82
378 World 29 National Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University

Australia
Scholars 2 331 Σ H-Index 81
379 World 30 National Victoria University

Victoria University

Australia
Scholars 2 244 Σ H-Index 81
380 World 152 National Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical College of Wisconsin

United States
Scholars 2 188 Σ H-Index 81
381 World 6 National University of Bordeaux

University of Bordeaux

France
Scholars 2 141 Σ H-Index 81
382 World 60 National Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 207 Σ H-Index 81
383 World 61 National University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 248 Σ H-Index 80
384 World 4 National University of Turku

University of Turku

Finland
Scholars 2 209 Σ H-Index 79
385 World 3 National Medical University of Vienna

Medical University of Vienna

Austria
Scholars 2 116 Σ H-Index 79
386 World 16 National Philipp University of Marburg

Philipp University of Marburg

Germany
Scholars 1 300 Σ H-Index 79
387 World 62 National University of Derby

University of Derby

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 230 Σ H-Index 78
388 World 63 National Middlesex University

Middlesex University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 219 Σ H-Index 78
389 World 17 National Hamburg University of Technology

Hamburg University of Technology

Germany
Scholars 1 142 Σ H-Index 78
390 World 18 National University of Cologne

University of Cologne

Germany
Scholars 2 210 Σ H-Index 76
391 World 1 National Çağ University

Çağ University

Turkey
Scholars 1 265 Σ H-Index 75
392 World 6 National University of Zaragoza

University of Zaragoza

Spain
Scholars 2 140 Σ H-Index 74
393 World 153 National University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

United States
Scholars 2 119 Σ H-Index 74
394 World 19 National Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

Germany
Scholars 1 164 Σ H-Index 74
395 World 7 National University of Trento

University of Trento

Italy
Scholars 2 176 Σ H-Index 73
396 World 154 National University of North Dakota

University of North Dakota

United States
Scholars 2 163 Σ H-Index 73
397 World 26 National Lakehead University

Lakehead University

Canada
Scholars 2 142 Σ H-Index 73
398 World 3 National Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Brazil
Scholars 2 83 Σ H-Index 73
399 World 155 National Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 1 181 Σ H-Index 73
400 World 64 National Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 257 Σ H-Index 72

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