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.
401 World 65 National Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 231 Σ H-Index 72
402 World 1 National Sultan Qaboos University

Sultan Qaboos University

Oman
Scholars 2 167 Σ H-Index 72
403 World 156 National Texas Tech University

Texas Tech University

United States
Scholars 2 138 Σ H-Index 72
404 World 20 National University of Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart

Germany
Scholars 1 299 Σ H-Index 72
405 World 9 National Chongqing University

Chongqing University

China
Scholars 1 239 Σ H-Index 72
406 World 7 National University of the Free State

University of the Free State

South Africa
Scholars 2 295 Σ H-Index 71
407 World 31 National University of New England

University of New England

Australia
Scholars 2 264 Σ H-Index 71
408 World 8 National University of Pisa

University of Pisa

Italy
Scholars 2 239 Σ H-Index 71
409 World 9 National Karlstad University

Karlstad University

Sweden
Scholars 2 199 Σ H-Index 71
410 World 157 National University of Nevada, Las Vegas

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

United States
Scholars 2 132 Σ H-Index 71
411 World 66 National St George's, University of London

St George's, University of London

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 115 Σ H-Index 71
412 World 67 National Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 258 Σ H-Index 70
413 World 158 National University of California, Riverside

University of California, Riverside

United States
Scholars 2 229 Σ H-Index 70
414 World 3 National Catholic University of Portugal

Catholic University of Portugal

Portugal
Scholars 2 225 Σ H-Index 70
415 World 8 National University of Pretoria

University of Pretoria

South Africa
Scholars 2 202 Σ H-Index 70
416 World 159 National The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

United States
Scholars 2 141 Σ H-Index 70
417 World 9 National Roma Tre University

Roma Tre University

Italy
Scholars 2 124 Σ H-Index 70
418 World 160 National American University

American University

United States
Scholars 2 77 Σ H-Index 70
419 World 21 National University of Bonn

University of Bonn

Germany
Scholars 2 243 Σ H-Index 69
420 World 32 National Federation University Australia

Federation University Australia

Australia
Scholars 2 191 Σ H-Index 69
421 World 68 National Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 184 Σ H-Index 69
422 World 161 National Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University

United States
Scholars 2 169 Σ H-Index 69
423 World 1 National Keio University

Keio University

Japan
Scholars 2 117 Σ H-Index 69
424 World 162 National Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

United States
Scholars 1 120 Σ H-Index 69
425 World 163 National University of Colorado Colorado Springs

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

United States
Scholars 2 152 Σ H-Index 68
426 World 10 National University of Pavia

University of Pavia

Italy
Scholars 2 150 Σ H-Index 68
427 World 33 National Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University

Australia
Scholars 2 293 Σ H-Index 67
428 World 10 National Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University

China
Scholars 2 241 Σ H-Index 67
429 World 6 National University of Agder

University of Agder

Norway
Scholars 2 167 Σ H-Index 67
430 World 10 National Chalmers University of Technology

Chalmers University of Technology

Sweden
Scholars 2 162 Σ H-Index 67
431 World 11 National Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 2 156 Σ H-Index 67
432 World 4 National University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Switzerland
Scholars 2 141 Σ H-Index 67
433 World 164 National Clemson University

Clemson University

United States
Scholars 2 128 Σ H-Index 67
434 World 1 National Open University of Cyprus

Open University of Cyprus

Cyprus
Scholars 1 312 Σ H-Index 67
435 World 69 National Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 250 Σ H-Index 67
436 World 27 National Laurentian University

Laurentian University

Canada
Scholars 2 249 Σ H-Index 66
437 World 1 National Northern University of Malaysia

Northern University of Malaysia

Malaysia
Scholars 2 226 Σ H-Index 66
438 World 28 National University of Saskatchewan

University of Saskatchewan

Canada
Scholars 2 144 Σ H-Index 66
439 World 165 National University of South Alabama

University of South Alabama

United States
Scholars 1 153 Σ H-Index 66
440 World 22 National University of Potsdam

University of Potsdam

Germany
Scholars 1 150 Σ H-Index 66
441 World 12 National China University of Geosciences

China University of Geosciences

China
Scholars 2 295 Σ H-Index 65
442 World 4 National University of Innsbruck

University of Innsbruck

Austria
Scholars 2 228 Σ H-Index 65
443 World 166 National William & Mary

William & Mary

United States
Scholars 2 135 Σ H-Index 65
444 World 5 National University of Jyväskylä

University of Jyväskylä

Finland
Scholars 2 116 Σ H-Index 65
445 World 1 National Reykjavík University

Reykjavík University

Iceland
Scholars 1 141 Σ H-Index 65
446 World 11 National University of Molise

University of Molise

Italy
Scholars 1 78 Σ H-Index 65
447 World 4 National Universidade Federal de Pelotas

Universidade Federal de Pelotas

Brazil
Scholars 2 139 Σ H-Index 64
448 World 23 National Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Germany
Scholars 2 134 Σ H-Index 64
449 World 11 National Umeå University

Umeå University

Sweden
Scholars 2 116 Σ H-Index 64
450 World 24 National Technical University of Berlin

Technical University of Berlin

Germany
Scholars 1 287 Σ H-Index 64
451 World 167 National Seton Hall University

Seton Hall University

United States
Scholars 1 198 Σ H-Index 64
452 World 70 National De Montfort University

De Montfort University

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 303 Σ H-Index 63
453 World 168 National Florida Atlantic University

Florida Atlantic University

United States
Scholars 2 141 Σ H-Index 63
454 World 29 National Brock University

Brock University

Canada
Scholars 2 135 Σ H-Index 63
455 World 169 National Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

United States
Scholars 2 134 Σ H-Index 63
456 World 5 National University of St. Gallen

University of St. Gallen

Switzerland
Scholars 2 278 Σ H-Index 62
457 World 25 National Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Germany
Scholars 2 212 Σ H-Index 62
458 World 30 National University of Ontario Institute of Technology

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Canada
Scholars 2 202 Σ H-Index 62
459 World 5 National Bar-Ilan University

Bar-Ilan University

Israel
Scholars 2 187 Σ H-Index 62
460 World 170 National The University of Texas at El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso

United States
Scholars 2 168 Σ H-Index 62
461 World 171 National University of Maine

University of Maine

United States
Scholars 2 151 Σ H-Index 62
462 World 172 National Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Chicago

United States
Scholars 2 152 Σ H-Index 61
463 World 6 National University of Eastern Finland

University of Eastern Finland

Finland
Scholars 2 92 Σ H-Index 61
464 World 31 National Concordia University

Concordia University

Canada
Scholars 1 143 Σ H-Index 61
465 World 71 National University of Bradford

University of Bradford

United Kingdom
Scholars 2 188 Σ H-Index 60
466 World 7 National University of Valencia

University of Valencia

Spain
Scholars 2 84 Σ H-Index 60
467 World 1 National National Autonomous University of Mexico

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Mexico
Scholars 1 147 Σ H-Index 60
468 World 8 National Complutense University of Madrid

Complutense University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 1 210 Σ H-Index 58
469 World 13 National Chengdu University of Information Technology

Chengdu University of Information Technology

China
Scholars 1 263 Σ H-Index 57
470 World 32 National Athabasca University

Athabasca University

Canada
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 57
471 World 7 National ParisTech

ParisTech

France
Scholars 1 87 Σ H-Index 57
472 World 173 National Ohio University - Lancaster

Ohio University - Lancaster

United States
Scholars 1 190 Σ H-Index 56
473 World 174 National New School

New School

United States
Scholars 1 98 Σ H-Index 56
474 World 1 National Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Iran
Scholars 1 253 Σ H-Index 55
475 World 2 National Hosei University

Hosei University

Japan
Scholars 1 197 Σ H-Index 55
476 World 12 National University of Palermo

University of Palermo

Italy
Scholars 1 133 Σ H-Index 55
477 World 1 National Zayed University

Zayed University

United Arab Emirates
Scholars 1 184 Σ H-Index 54
478 World 175 National Yeshiva University

Yeshiva University

United States
Scholars 1 170 Σ H-Index 54
479 World 14 National Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

China
Scholars 1 133 Σ H-Index 54
480 World 1 National University of Ljubljana

University of Ljubljana

Slovenia
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 54
481 World 176 National William Paterson University

William Paterson University

United States
Scholars 1 97 Σ H-Index 54
482 World 12 National Royal Institute of Technology

Royal Institute of Technology

Sweden
Scholars 1 305 Σ H-Index 53
483 World 5 National Universidade Federal do Ceará

Universidade Federal do Ceará

Brazil
Scholars 1 89 Σ H-Index 53
484 World 3 National National Yunlin University of Science and Technology

National Yunlin University of Science and Technology

Taiwan
Scholars 1 175 Σ H-Index 52
485 World 7 National University of Stavanger

University of Stavanger

Norway
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 52
486 World 177 National California Polytechnic State University

California Polytechnic State University

United States
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 52
487 World 1 National Technical University of Crete

Technical University of Crete

Greece
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 52
488 World 33 National Balsillie School of International Affairs

Balsillie School of International Affairs

Canada
Scholars 1 252 Σ H-Index 51
489 World 72 National University of Brighton

University of Brighton

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 156 Σ H-Index 51
490 World 13 National Dalarna University

Dalarna University

Sweden
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 51
491 World 2 National Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Mexico
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 51
492 World 73 National Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 266 Σ H-Index 50
493 World 74 National Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 239 Σ H-Index 50
494 World 8 National Paris 8 University

Paris 8 University

France
Scholars 1 139 Σ H-Index 50
495 World 26 National Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Germany
Scholars 1 397 Σ H-Index 49
496 World 178 National University of Toledo

University of Toledo

United States
Scholars 1 207 Σ H-Index 49
497 World 4 National University of Coimbra

University of Coimbra

Portugal
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 49
498 World 75 National University of Reading

University of Reading

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 112 Σ H-Index 49
499 World 3 National Yeungnam University

Yeungnam University

South Korea
Scholars 1 168 Σ H-Index 48
500 World 6 National Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Switzerland
Scholars 1 164 Σ H-Index 48

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