Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University

- Biology and Biochemistry Ranking

Germany Established: 1386 Scholars: 41
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Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Biology and Biochemistry discipline and affiliated with Heidelberg University. There are a total of 41 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Heidelberg University is 2,382 with a mean value for the h-index of 58.10. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Heidelberg University is 6,284 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 153.27.

Overview

Heidelberg University

Heidelberg University is a public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was established in 1386 through Pope Urban IV. Its official name is the Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg or Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg in German. The third university founded during the days of the Roman Empire, it is the oldest university in Germany and one of the oldest surviving institutions of higher learning in the world. It is ranked number one in Germany and 42nd globally.

Heidelberg University Key Statistics

The university has 12 faculties and offers degree programs in over 100 disciplines at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral levels. The faculties include the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of BioSciences, and the Faculty of Law.

Heidelberg University has a total of 28,649 students, including undergraduates and postgraduates. It also employs 8,377 administrative staff and 6,072 academic staff. The university has three campuses, namely, the Old Town Campus, the New Campus, and Burgheim Campus.

The university’s library contains approximately 3.2 million books, 500,000 other media, such as microfilms and videotapes, and 10,732 scientific periodicals. It also has 6,600 manuscripts on display, including the Codex Manesse, 1,800 incunabula, 110,500 autographs, and an ancient map, painting, and picture collection.

Other Heidelberg University key statistics include 699 Erasmus arrangements with European universities and partnerships with 27 countries abroad. It has also produced a wealth of prominent and influential personalities, including 11 Nobel laureates and 19 Leibniz awardees.

Heidelberg University Research

Heidelberg is committed to its systematic research university plan. The university receives research grants from the German Research Foundation, the European Research Council, and third parties, such as the State of Baden-Württemberg. In 2019, it received 460.2 million euros in state grants.

Its top three research fields are medicine, physics, and biology. The university's researchers' works have been published in The Lancet, Nature, and The New England Journal of Medicine. The top conferences where the university's researchers have presented papers/attended are Web Science, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, and Meeting of the Association of Computer Linguistics.

The most cited research output produced by researchers at Heidelberg University is Aad et al.’s (2012) “Observation of a new particle in the search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson with the ATLAS detector at the LHC,” published in Physics Letters B. This paper received 19,697 citations. The second most cited article is Ade et al.’s (2016) “Planck 2015 results - XIII. Cosmological parameters.” This article was published in Astronomy and Astrophysics and has generated 17,560 citations. The third is Amsler et al.’s (1996) “Review of Particle Physics,” published in Physics Letters B. This paper received 16,007 citations.

The university has 27 collaborative research centers and 10 research training groups. Some of these centers are the Center for Advanced Materials, the Center for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg University, and the Center for Organismal Studies.

The Heidelberg University Hospital is part of the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) Heidelberg, a collaborative research facility operated by the university with the German Cancer Aid and the German Cancer Research Center.
World
National
Scholar
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.
Citations
Publications
453 World 33 National
Konrad Beyreuther

Konrad Beyreuther

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 109 Citations 60,990 332
949 World 67 National
Michael Wink

Michael Wink

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 93 Citations 34,048 749
1193 World 88 National
David G. Robinson

David G. Robinson

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 88 Citations 25,234 255
1275 World 92 National
Hans-Georg Kräusslich

Hans-Georg Kräusslich

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 87 Citations 29,266 224
1609 World 118 National
Ed Hurt

Ed Hurt

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 82 Citations 22,524 153
2192 World 162 National
Felix T. Wieland

Felix T. Wieland

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 76 Citations 24,482 139
3008 World 234 National
Rebecca C. Wade

Rebecca C. Wade

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 70 Citations 14,239 286
3623 World 276 National
Thomas Wieland

Thomas Wieland

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 67 Citations 16,499 202
3937 World 296 National
Marcus A. Koch

Marcus A. Koch

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 66 Citations 13,826 183
3964 World 298 National
Julio Saez-Rodriguez

Julio Saez-Rodriguez

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 65 Citations 20,915 271
4391 World 318 National
Bernhard Dobberstein

Bernhard Dobberstein

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 64 Citations 20,864 94
4539 World 327 National
Wiltrud Richter

Wiltrud Richter

University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
D-index 63 Citations 13,869 153
4910 World 353 National
Irmgard Sinning

Irmgard Sinning

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 62 Citations 10,172 149
4946 World 359 National
Rainer Frank

Rainer Frank

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 62 Citations 16,303 120
5001 World 362 National
Martina U. Muckenthaler

Martina U. Muckenthaler

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 61 Citations 22,255 182
5411 World 402 National
Matthias P. Mayer

Matthias P. Mayer

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 60 Citations 15,847 120
5604 World 419 National
Frauke Melchior

Frauke Melchior

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 60 Citations 18,586 92
5694 World 427 National
Ulrike Müller

Ulrike Müller

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 59 Citations 17,246 126
5962 World 447 National
Elmar Schiebel

Elmar Schiebel

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 59 Citations 14,371 113
6360 World 486 National
Oliver T. Fackler

Oliver T. Fackler

University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
D-index 58 Citations 9,618 131
6440 World 489 National
Christoph Cremer

Christoph Cremer

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 57 Citations 14,670 180
6814 World 521 National
Michael Brunner

Michael Brunner

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 57 Citations 15,732 96
7257 World 557 National
Rüdiger Hell

Rüdiger Hell

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 56 Citations 10,795 120
7840 World 594 National
Markus Wirtz

Markus Wirtz

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 55 Citations 8,568 113
8012 World 610 National
Britta Brügger

Britta Brügger

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 54 Citations 15,029 113
8158 World 619 National
Detlev Arendt

Detlev Arendt

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 54 Citations 11,385 108
8579 World 642 National
Thomas H. Söllner

Thomas H. Söllner

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 53 Citations 19,960 73
9101 World 678 National
Michael Lanzer

Michael Lanzer

University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
D-index 52 Citations 8,701 135
9216 World 689 National
Karin Schumacher

Karin Schumacher

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 52 Citations 13,288 87
10822 World 794 National
Eberhard Schnepf

Eberhard Schnepf

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 49 Citations 5,729 131
10968 World 804 National
Eduard C. Hurt

Eduard C. Hurt

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 49 Citations 10,006 59
11401 World 832 National
Axel Mogk

Axel Mogk

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 48 Citations 9,896 75
11920 World 876 National
Barbara Müller

Barbara Müller

University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
D-index 47 Citations 9,379 100
12189 World 902 National
Hilmar Bading

Hilmar Bading

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 18,112 81
12227 World 905 National
Marc Freichel

Marc Freichel

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 46 Citations 7,664 93
13776 World 1006 National
Michael Knop

Michael Knop

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 44 Citations 12,563 116
13924 World 1025 National
Walter Nickel

Walter Nickel

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 44 Citations 8,612 80
14464 World 1070 National
Christoph Dieterich

Christoph Dieterich

University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
D-index 43 Citations 7,485 134
14681 World 1082 National
Thomas Ruppert

Thomas Ruppert

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 43 Citations 8,633 73
14741 World 1087 National
Ekkehard K. F. Bautz

Ekkehard K. F. Bautz

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 43 Citations 7,018 107
14817 World 1091 National
Sergij Goerdt

Sergij Goerdt

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 42 Citations 12,057 143
15248 World 1118 National
Jürgen Kopitz

Jürgen Kopitz

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 42 Citations 6,705 118
15739 World 1144 National
Benjamin Meder

Benjamin Meder

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 6,785 107
16313 World 1194 National
Friedrich Frischknecht

Friedrich Frischknecht

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 41 Citations 7,315 113
16873 World 1221 National
R. Heiner Schirmer

R. Heiner Schirmer

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 9,016 65
17086 World 1234 National
Thomas W. Holstein

Thomas W. Holstein

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 8,493 83
17087 World 1233 National
Alfred Völkl

Alfred Völkl

Heidelberg University, Germany
D-index 40 Citations 4,477 83

Our research was coordinated by Imed Bouchrika, PhD, a computer scientist with a well-established record of collaboration on a number of international research projects with different partners from the academic community. His role was to make sure all data remained unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date.

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