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 Nantes. There is a total of 2 researchers included with 0 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Nantes is 99 with a mean value for the h-index of 49.50. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Nantes is 349 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 174.50.
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 Nantes is a public university with six campuses in Nantes, Saint-Nazaire, and La Roche-sur-Yon in France. It boasts of being the top multidisciplinary French university with a large student size. The school envisions creating a new model for the university to one that is centered on research, training, and innovation and where students can make societal and economic impact on a global scale.
The university follows the licence-master-doctorat or LMD European model. Bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree programs are offered under this standardized model for easy mobility in Europe and other countries. At the University of Nantes, there are over 100 degrees offered across various disciplines. These range from life sciences to humanities to economics and engineering. In addition, they also offer English taught courses, dual degrees, and degrees under the Erasmus Mundus program.
The University of Nantes was established by a public decree from the pope in 1460. In 1793, it was closed down because of the French revolution and would not reopen until 1962. By the 1970s, it underwent changes pursuant to the 1968 law that pushed for reforms in French higher education.
Notable alumni from the University of Nantes include aviator Jacqueline Auriol, one of the first female test pilots who set a number of world speed records. There’s also journalist and TV presenter Claude Sérillon and Jean-Marc Ayrault, who previously held posts as the mayor of Nantes, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of France.
In recent years, the university has established itself as a leading educational institution in Europe and the world thanks to prestigious global rankings. It earned recognition as one of the top 20 universities in France. Globally, its rankings place it among the top 100 to the top 500 based on different educational ranking organizations.
In the next decade, the university plans to be a key player in higher education in Europe and in the world. It plans to do so by contributing to the social and economic development of its territories and encouraging multidisciplinary research with far-reaching impact.
The university’s expansion plans include the creation of a hospital district which will merge its research institutes, paramedical studies, and the faculties of medicine and dentistry. They have also formed a consortium with six other universities to form the European University of Wellbeing (EUniWell). Under this project, partner universities will share their experiences and best practices in different areas of well-being and health that are tied to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.