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.
601 World 7 National Waseda University

Waseda University

Japan
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 33
602 World 2 National University of Iceland

University of Iceland

Iceland
Scholars 1 127 Σ H-Index 33
603 World 8 National Kitasato University

Kitasato University

Japan
Scholars 1 117 Σ H-Index 33
604 World 2 National University of Chile

University of Chile

Chile
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 33
605 World 12 National École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Switzerland
Scholars 1 113 Σ H-Index 33
606 World 1 National Thiagarajar School of Management

Thiagarajar School of Management

India
Scholars 1 101 Σ H-Index 33
607 World 212 National Villanova University

Villanova University

United States
Scholars 1 98 Σ H-Index 33
608 World 9 National National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Japan
Scholars 1 88 Σ H-Index 33
609 World 213 National DePaul University

DePaul University

United States
Scholars 1 88 Σ H-Index 33
610 World 214 National Smith College

Smith College

United States
Scholars 1 87 Σ H-Index 33
611 World 83 National Kingston University

Kingston University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 86 Σ H-Index 33
612 World 33 National Kiel University

Kiel University

Germany
Scholars 1 83 Σ H-Index 33
613 World 215 National College of Charleston

College of Charleston

United States
Scholars 1 77 Σ H-Index 33
614 World 216 National University of Wyoming

University of Wyoming

United States
Scholars 1 76 Σ H-Index 33
615 World 21 National University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

China
Scholars 1 76 Σ H-Index 33
616 World 217 National Western Washington University

Western Washington University

United States
Scholars 1 75 Σ H-Index 33
617 World 35 National Carleton University

Carleton University

Canada
Scholars 1 71 Σ H-Index 33
618 World 20 National University of Verona

University of Verona

Italy
Scholars 1 71 Σ H-Index 33
619 World 9 National Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

Norway
Scholars 1 57 Σ H-Index 33
620 World 2 National University of Ioannina

University of Ioannina

Greece
Scholars 1 45 Σ H-Index 33
621 World 218 National University of Detroit Mercy

University of Detroit Mercy

United States
Scholars 1 41 Σ H-Index 33
622 World 219 National St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure University

United States
Scholars 1 34 Σ H-Index 33
623 World 7 National Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Brazil
Scholars 1 27 Σ H-Index 33
624 World 21 National IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca

Italy
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 32
625 World 84 National Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 148 Σ H-Index 32
626 World 1 National University of Nairobi

University of Nairobi

Kenya
Scholars 1 140 Σ H-Index 32
627 World 14 National University of Oviedo

University of Oviedo

Spain
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 32
628 World 10 National Molde University College

Molde University College

Norway
Scholars 1 128 Σ H-Index 32
629 World 1 National Hanoi University

Hanoi University

Vietnam
Scholars 1 125 Σ H-Index 32
630 World 2 National Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw

Poland
Scholars 1 122 Σ H-Index 32
631 World 220 National Wabash College

Wabash College

United States
Scholars 1 114 Σ H-Index 32
632 World 221 National University of Massachusetts Lowell

University of Massachusetts Lowell

United States
Scholars 1 114 Σ H-Index 32
633 World 222 National Bryn Mawr College

Bryn Mawr College

United States
Scholars 1 110 Σ H-Index 32
634 World 223 National University of Illinois at Springfield

University of Illinois at Springfield

United States
Scholars 1 100 Σ H-Index 32
635 World 1 National De La Salle University

De La Salle University

Philippines
Scholars 1 99 Σ H-Index 32
636 World 224 National Rockefeller University

Rockefeller University

United States
Scholars 1 94 Σ H-Index 32
637 World 35 National Australian Council for Educational Research

Australian Council for Educational Research

Australia
Scholars 1 91 Σ H-Index 32
638 World 2 National University of Malaya

University of Malaya

Malaysia
Scholars 1 91 Σ H-Index 32
639 World 22 National Yunnan University of Finance And Economics

Yunnan University of Finance And Economics

China
Scholars 1 87 Σ H-Index 32
640 World 1 National University of Ghana

University of Ghana

Ghana
Scholars 1 84 Σ H-Index 32
641 World 85 National Hull York Medical School

Hull York Medical School

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 82 Σ H-Index 32
642 World 225 National Swarthmore College

Swarthmore College

United States
Scholars 1 80 Σ H-Index 32
643 World 15 National Autonomous University of Madrid

Autonomous University of Madrid

Spain
Scholars 1 80 Σ H-Index 32
644 World 4 National National Changhua University of Education

National Changhua University of Education

Taiwan
Scholars 1 78 Σ H-Index 32
645 World 23 National Shandong University

Shandong University

China
Scholars 1 77 Σ H-Index 32
646 World 16 National University of Deusto

University of Deusto

Spain
Scholars 1 74 Σ H-Index 32
647 World 226 National Duquesne University

Duquesne University

United States
Scholars 1 74 Σ H-Index 32
648 World 7 National University of Vaasa

University of Vaasa

Finland
Scholars 1 67 Σ H-Index 32
649 World 227 National University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

University of Wisconsin–Whitewater

United States
Scholars 1 65 Σ H-Index 32
650 World 228 National Marquette University

Marquette University

United States
Scholars 1 62 Σ H-Index 32
651 World 229 National California State University Los Angeles

California State University Los Angeles

United States
Scholars 1 61 Σ H-Index 32
652 World 230 National University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

United States
Scholars 1 52 Σ H-Index 32
653 World 231 National University of San Diego

University of San Diego

United States
Scholars 1 51 Σ H-Index 32
654 World 34 National TU Dresden

TU Dresden

Germany
Scholars 1 35 Σ H-Index 32
655 World 36 National Trent University

Trent University

Canada
Scholars 1 5 Σ H-Index 32
656 World 3 National University of Piraeus

University of Piraeus

Greece
Scholars 1 197 Σ H-Index 31
657 World 24 National Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

China
Scholars 1 185 Σ H-Index 31
658 World 232 National Simmons University

Simmons University

United States
Scholars 1 178 Σ H-Index 31
659 World 86 National London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 176 Σ H-Index 31
660 World 8 National Fundação Getulio Vargas

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Brazil
Scholars 1 147 Σ H-Index 31
661 World 35 National Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Germany
Scholars 1 123 Σ H-Index 31
662 World 37 National University of Northern British Columbia

University of Northern British Columbia

Canada
Scholars 1 122 Σ H-Index 31
663 World 233 National University of Montana System

University of Montana System

United States
Scholars 1 116 Σ H-Index 31
664 World 11 National Norwegian School of Economics

Norwegian School of Economics

Norway
Scholars 1 115 Σ H-Index 31
665 World 1 National Makerere University

Makerere University

Uganda
Scholars 1 114 Σ H-Index 31
666 World 87 National University of Ulster

University of Ulster

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 112 Σ H-Index 31
667 World 1 National South Ural State University

South Ural State University

Russia
Scholars 1 110 Σ H-Index 31
668 World 234 National Hofstra University

Hofstra University

United States
Scholars 1 108 Σ H-Index 31
669 World 88 National Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 106 Σ H-Index 31
670 World 36 National University of Erfurt

University of Erfurt

Germany
Scholars 1 103 Σ H-Index 31
671 World 38 National Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University

Canada
Scholars 1 100 Σ H-Index 31
672 World 10 National Nihon University

Nihon University

Japan
Scholars 1 99 Σ H-Index 31
673 World 89 National University of Worcester

University of Worcester

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 96 Σ H-Index 31
674 World 12 National Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

Norway
Scholars 1 96 Σ H-Index 31
675 World 13 National BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School

Norway
Scholars 1 92 Σ H-Index 31
676 World 1 National BRAC University

BRAC University

Bangladesh
Scholars 1 92 Σ H-Index 31
677 World 37 National University of Greifswald

University of Greifswald

Germany
Scholars 1 86 Σ H-Index 31
678 World 38 National Saarland University

Saarland University

Germany
Scholars 1 85 Σ H-Index 31
679 World 39 National University of Wuppertal

University of Wuppertal

Germany
Scholars 1 84 Σ H-Index 31
680 World 36 National Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Australia
Scholars 1 81 Σ H-Index 31
681 World 235 National Binghamton University

Binghamton University

United States
Scholars 1 78 Σ H-Index 31
682 World 5 National National Taiwan University

National Taiwan University

Taiwan
Scholars 1 75 Σ H-Index 31
683 World 236 National Loyola University Maryland

Loyola University Maryland

United States
Scholars 1 73 Σ H-Index 31
684 World 37 National Bond University

Bond University

Australia
Scholars 1 66 Σ H-Index 31
685 World 237 National Texas Christian University

Texas Christian University

United States
Scholars 1 58 Σ H-Index 31
686 World 90 National Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 56 Σ H-Index 31
687 World 40 National Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum

Germany
Scholars 1 54 Σ H-Index 31
688 World 9 National Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Brazil
Scholars 1 44 Σ H-Index 31
689 World 238 National Regent University

Regent University

United States
Scholars 1 39 Σ H-Index 31
690 World 239 National University of North Carolina Wilmington

University of North Carolina Wilmington

United States
Scholars 1 38 Σ H-Index 31
691 World 91 National Scotland's Rural College

Scotland's Rural College

United Kingdom
Scholars 1 35 Σ H-Index 31
692 World 240 National College of New Jersey

College of New Jersey

United States
Scholars 1 34 Σ H-Index 31
693 World 15 National Jönköping University

Jönköping University

Sweden
Scholars 1 22 Σ H-Index 31
694 World 11 National Aix-Marseille University

Aix-Marseille University

France
Scholars 1 12 Σ H-Index 31
695 World 1 National Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Czech Republic
Scholars 1 257 Σ H-Index 30
696 World 4 National University Of Thessaly

University Of Thessaly

Greece
Scholars 1 252 Σ H-Index 30
697 World 6 National TU Wien

TU Wien

Austria
Scholars 1 222 Σ H-Index 30
698 World 38 National University of Southern Queensland

University of Southern Queensland

Australia
Scholars 1 177 Σ H-Index 30
699 World 7 National University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

Austria
Scholars 1 161 Σ H-Index 30
700 World 5 National Athens University of Economics and Business

Athens University of Economics and Business

Greece
Scholars 1 152 Σ H-Index 30

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