University of Freiburg

University of Freiburg

Computer Science Ranking

Germany Established: 1457 Scholars: 12
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by August 9th 2021.

This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with University of Freiburg. There is a total of 12 researchers included with 2 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Freiburg is 680 with a mean value for the h-index of 56.67. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Freiburg is 2517 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 209.75.

Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.


The University of Freiburg, officially named Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg, is considered as one of the oldest universities in Germany. As a research-intensive institution, it enjoys high academic reputation not only within the country but also globally. The 2019 World Universities Ranking of Times Higher Education, for example, ranked the university among the top 100 universities worldwide.

In the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the University of Freiburg places among the top 150 universities for being one of the leaders in the field of environment sciences and sustainability. Furthermore, the QS World Ranking University ranks the University of Freiburg as one of the 10 best academic institutions for higher education in Germany. On a national scale, the University of Freiburg is recognized as one of the leading universities honored in the Excellence Initiative for its research capabilities.

The university’s long and colorful history of academic excellence has revolved around various fields of study such as the liberal arts, medicine, chemistry, and others. The University of Freiburg is a proud member of the League of European Research Universities and the German U15—an exclusive association of Germany’s 15 universities known for medical research.

Years of dedication to medical and scientific research has earned the university multiple Nobel Prize awards. Among these awards were for outstanding discoveries in medical or physiology, chemistry, economic science, and physics. The first Nobel Prize was awarded to Paul Elrich in 1908 for his contributions to the study of immunology along with Ilya Mechnikov. In 2008, Harald zur Hausen became the university’s 13th Nobel Laureate for discovering papillomaviruses’s role in the development of cervical cancer. Currently, the University of Freiburg has 11 faculties under which are offered the core areas of study in environment and natural resources, chemistry and pharmacy, medicine, economics and behavioral sciences, biology, and more.

Tracing its history, the University of Freiburg goes as far back as the 15th century. It was first established as a comprehensive university called Albertina founded in Freiburg Cathedral in 1457. The early years of teaching catered exclusively to male students and revolved around theology, law, medicine, and philosophy. It was not until 1900 when the university began accepting women and became the first university in Germany to do so.

As one of the leading universities in the 21st century, the University of Freiburg aims to continue its dedication to interdisciplinary research studies, which is further reinforced by establishing partnerships with organizations outside the academic realm.

Articles on DBLP
107 World 5 National Wolfram Burgard

Wolfram Burgard

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 115 Citations 87,861 561
436 World 17 National Thomas Brox

Thomas Brox

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 87 Citations 63,234 235
1931 World 76 National Frank Hutter

Frank Hutter

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 60 Citations 20,830 146
2231 World 98 National Bernhard Nebel

Bernhard Nebel

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 58 Citations 15,101 230
2465 World 17 National Armin Biere

Armin Biere

Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria
H-index 56 Citations 18,607 196
2650 World 116 National Rolf Backofen

Rolf Backofen

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 55 Citations 14,089 153
4465 World 208 National Bernd Becker

Bernd Becker

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 46 Citations 9,487 433
4501 World 210 National Leonhard Reindl

Leonhard Reindl

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 46 Citations 8,966 85
4795 World 234 National Andreas Podelski

Andreas Podelski

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 45 Citations 8,246 203
5289 World 268 National Matthias Teschner

Matthias Teschner

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 43 Citations 8,715 91
5292 World 269 National Fabian Kuhn

Fabian Kuhn

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 43 Citations 8,617 186
5470 World 288 National Olaf Ronneberger

Olaf Ronneberger

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 42 Citations 35,150 63
6149 World 322 National Hans Burkhardt

Hans Burkhardt

University of Freiburg, Germany
H-index 40 Citations 7,784 131

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.

We list only scientists having H-Index>=40 within the area of Computer Science and Electronics. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us