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.
501 World 13 National University of Turin

University of Turin

Italy
Scholars 1 163 Σ H-Index 48
502 World 4 National Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Ireland
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 48
503 World 9 National Carlos III University of Madrid

Carlos III University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 1 146 Σ H-Index 48
504 World 179 National University of New England

University of New England

United States
Scholars 1 109 Σ H-Index 48
505 World 7 National University of Basel

University of Basel

Switzerland
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 46
506 World 2 National University of Cyprus

University of Cyprus

Cyprus
Scholars 1 132 Σ H-Index 46
507 World 6 National Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science

Israel
Scholars 1 124 Σ H-Index 46
508 World 6 National Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Brazil
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 46
509 World 1 National Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Chile
Scholars 1 154 Σ H-Index 45
510 World 180 National Williams College

Williams College

United States
Scholars 1 107 Σ H-Index 44
511 World 181 National Saint Joseph's University

Saint Joseph's University

United States
Scholars 1 102 Σ H-Index 44
512 World 3 National Kyoto University

Kyoto University

Japan
Scholars 1 138 Σ H-Index 43
513 World 1 National Aga Khan University

Aga Khan University

Pakistan
Scholars 1 137 Σ H-Index 43
514 World 182 National Auburn University

Auburn University

United States
Scholars 1 136 Σ H-Index 43
515 World 183 National Texas A&M International University

Texas A&M International University

United States
Scholars 1 127 Σ H-Index 43
516 World 184 National Ferris State University

Ferris State University

United States
Scholars 1 95 Σ H-Index 43
517 World 1 National University of Malawi

University of Malawi

Malawi
Scholars 1 250 Σ H-Index 42
518 World 34 National Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University

Australia
Scholars 1 157 Σ H-Index 42
519 World 1 National Universidad de Oriente

Universidad de Oriente

Venezuela
Scholars 1 118 Σ H-Index 42
520 World 76 National University of Winchester

University of Winchester

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 102 Σ H-Index 42
521 World 8 National University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Switzerland
Scholars 1 99 Σ H-Index 42
522 World 15 National Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Hong Kong Shue Yan University

China
Scholars 1 74 Σ H-Index 42
523 World 16 National Central South University

Central South University

China
Scholars 1 134 Σ H-Index 41
524 World 27 National Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Leuphana University of Lüneburg

Germany
Scholars 1 112 Σ H-Index 41
525 World 185 National Berea College

Berea College

United States
Scholars 1 99 Σ H-Index 41
526 World 186 National Norwich University

Norwich University

United States
Scholars 1 71 Σ H-Index 41
527 World 187 National Suffolk University

Suffolk University

United States
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 41
528 World 188 National Amherst College

Amherst College

United States
Scholars 1 58 Σ H-Index 41
529 World 28 National University of Bayreuth

University of Bayreuth

Germany
Scholars 1 178 Σ H-Index 40
530 World 189 National New Jersey Institute of Technology

New Jersey Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 1 141 Σ H-Index 40
531 World 10 National Technical University of Madrid

Technical University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 1 120 Σ H-Index 40
532 World 190 National Texas Woman's University

Texas Woman's University

United States
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 40
533 World 3 National University of Nicosia

University of Nicosia

Cyprus
Scholars 1 100 Σ H-Index 40
534 World 11 National University of Granada

University of Granada

Spain
Scholars 1 99 Σ H-Index 40
535 World 191 National Sonoma State University

Sonoma State University

United States
Scholars 1 70 Σ H-Index 40
536 World 192 National Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University

United States
Scholars 1 67 Σ H-Index 40
537 World 193 National University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee

United States
Scholars 1 64 Σ H-Index 40
538 World 77 National London South Bank University

London South Bank University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 94 Σ H-Index 39
539 World 17 National Hunan University

Hunan University

China
Scholars 1 71 Σ H-Index 39
540 World 78 National University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 69 Σ H-Index 39
541 World 14 National University of Parma

University of Parma

Italy
Scholars 1 39 Σ H-Index 39
542 World 194 National New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

United States
Scholars 1 148 Σ H-Index 38
543 World 29 National University of Göttingen

University of Göttingen

Germany
Scholars 1 134 Σ H-Index 38
544 World 195 National University of St. Thomas - Minnesota

University of St. Thomas - Minnesota

United States
Scholars 1 95 Σ H-Index 38
545 World 196 National Lehigh University

Lehigh University

United States
Scholars 1 85 Σ H-Index 38
546 World 79 National Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 82 Σ H-Index 38
547 World 14 National Mid Sweden University

Mid Sweden University

Sweden
Scholars 1 82 Σ H-Index 38
548 World 15 National European University Institute

European University Institute

Italy
Scholars 1 81 Σ H-Index 38
549 World 197 National University of San Francisco

University of San Francisco

United States
Scholars 1 68 Σ H-Index 38
550 World 198 National Southern Methodist University

Southern Methodist University

United States
Scholars 1 66 Σ H-Index 38
551 World 199 National Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

United States
Scholars 1 172 Σ H-Index 37
552 World 1 National Kuwait University

Kuwait University

Kuwait
Scholars 1 154 Σ H-Index 37
553 World 3 National Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore
Scholars 1 141 Σ H-Index 37
554 World 16 National Università Iuav di Venezia

Università Iuav di Venezia

Italy
Scholars 1 103 Σ H-Index 37
555 World 200 National Adelphi University

Adelphi University

United States
Scholars 1 80 Σ H-Index 37
556 World 7 National Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Israel
Scholars 1 80 Σ H-Index 37
557 World 2 National Gulf University for Science & Technology

Gulf University for Science & Technology

Kuwait
Scholars 1 73 Σ H-Index 37
558 World 201 National The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

United States
Scholars 1 40 Σ H-Index 37
559 World 202 National Mercer University

Mercer University

United States
Scholars 1 16 Σ H-Index 37
560 World 3 National Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Mexico
Scholars 1 238 Σ H-Index 36
561 World 8 National Østfold University College

Østfold University College

Norway
Scholars 1 199 Σ H-Index 36
562 World 17 National University of Rome Tor Vergata

University of Rome Tor Vergata

Italy
Scholars 1 149 Σ H-Index 36
563 World 18 National Lingnan University

Lingnan University

China
Scholars 1 144 Σ H-Index 36
564 World 1 National University of Warsaw

University of Warsaw

Poland
Scholars 1 127 Σ H-Index 36
565 World 80 National Aston University

Aston University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 127 Σ H-Index 36
566 World 19 National Guangdong University of Technology

Guangdong University of Technology

China
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 36
567 World 12 National University of the Basque Country

University of the Basque Country

Spain
Scholars 1 105 Σ H-Index 36
568 World 203 National Loyola Marymount University

Loyola Marymount University

United States
Scholars 1 97 Σ H-Index 36
569 World 20 National Sichuan University

Sichuan University

China
Scholars 1 97 Σ H-Index 36
570 World 9 National University of Bern

University of Bern

Switzerland
Scholars 1 97 Σ H-Index 36
571 World 204 National Montclair State University

Montclair State University

United States
Scholars 1 73 Σ H-Index 36
572 World 4 National Aoyama Gakuin University

Aoyama Gakuin University

Japan
Scholars 1 54 Σ H-Index 36
573 World 5 National Chiba University

Chiba University

Japan
Scholars 1 216 Σ H-Index 35
574 World 10 National Universita della Svizzera Italiana

Universita della Svizzera Italiana

Switzerland
Scholars 1 169 Σ H-Index 35
575 World 30 National University of Hohenheim

University of Hohenheim

Germany
Scholars 1 153 Σ H-Index 35
576 World 9 National University of Strasbourg

University of Strasbourg

France
Scholars 1 139 Σ H-Index 35
577 World 31 National German Sport University Cologne

German Sport University Cologne

Germany
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 35
578 World 1 National American University of Beirut

American University of Beirut

Lebanon
Scholars 1 126 Σ H-Index 35
579 World 18 National University of Genoa

University of Genoa

Italy
Scholars 1 111 Σ H-Index 35
580 World 81 National University of the West of England

University of the West of England

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 108 Σ H-Index 35
581 World 32 National University of Münster

University of Münster

Germany
Scholars 1 100 Σ H-Index 35
582 World 205 National Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University

United States
Scholars 1 75 Σ H-Index 35
583 World 19 National International School for Advanced Studies

International School for Advanced Studies

Italy
Scholars 1 64 Σ H-Index 35
584 World 10 National University of Rouen

University of Rouen

France
Scholars 1 61 Σ H-Index 35
585 World 82 National Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 200 Σ H-Index 34
586 World 1 National Cayetano Heredia University

Cayetano Heredia University

Peru
Scholars 1 118 Σ H-Index 34
587 World 13 National University of Santiago de Compostela

University of Santiago de Compostela

Spain
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 34
588 World 1 National University of Jordan

University of Jordan

Jordan
Scholars 1 114 Σ H-Index 34
589 World 11 National University of Lucerne

University of Lucerne

Switzerland
Scholars 1 109 Σ H-Index 34
590 World 4 National Hanyang University

Hanyang University

South Korea
Scholars 1 102 Σ H-Index 34
591 World 206 National Rowan University

Rowan University

United States
Scholars 1 98 Σ H-Index 34
592 World 207 National Stevens Institute of Technology

Stevens Institute of Technology

United States
Scholars 1 76 Σ H-Index 34
593 World 208 National Middlebury College

Middlebury College

United States
Scholars 1 72 Σ H-Index 34
594 World 209 National Reed College

Reed College

United States
Scholars 1 60 Σ H-Index 34
595 World 34 National University of New Brunswick

University of New Brunswick

Canada
Scholars 1 57 Σ H-Index 34
596 World 210 National The University of Texas at Arlington

The University of Texas at Arlington

United States
Scholars 1 51 Σ H-Index 34
597 World 211 National Mills College

Mills College

United States
Scholars 1 17 Σ H-Index 34
598 World 6 National Kanazawa University

Kanazawa University

Japan
Scholars 1 182 Σ H-Index 33
599 World 5 National Danube University Krems

Danube University Krems

Austria
Scholars 1 132 Σ H-Index 33
600 World 1 National Al-Azhar University – Gaza

Al-Azhar University – Gaza

Palestine
Scholars 1 132 Σ H-Index 33

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