Collège de France

Collège de France

Neuroscience Ranking

France Established: 1530 Scholars: 9
Top Scientists Overview

Top scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s h-index using data compiled from Microsoft Graph by December 6th 2021.

This ranking lists all top researchers from the Neuroscience discipline and affiliated with Collège de France. There are a total of 9 researchers included with 4 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the h-index values for top scientists in Collège de France is 717 with a mean value for the h-index of 79.67. The total sum of publications for top scientists in Collège de France is 1,818 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 202.00.


Collège de France

Collège de France is a public research university located in Paris, France. It was founded in 1530 by King Francis I of France and modeled after the Collegium Trilingue in Louvain. It is an associate member of Paris Sciences et Lettres University (PSL University). This institution does not grant degrees but offers well-attended lectures where attendance is free and open to anyone.

Collège de France Key Statistics

The Collège offers interdisciplinary courses in multiple fields of study, including mathematics and digital sciences, physics and chemistry, sociological sciences, and history and archaeology.

The free and open classes at the Collège are closely followed by various students, from senior researchers and Ph.D. students to masters and undergraduate students. Its academic staff currently includes fifty-two Professors.

Collège de France has one general library and nine specialized libraries including the Byzantine Library, the Library of the Asian Society, the Egyptology Library, the Far East Libraries, and the Library of the Arab, Turkish and Islamic Studies. These libraries hold a collection of rare books that rank amongst the finest in Europe and a bibliographic collection of great variety.

Other Collège de France key statistics include its notable affiliations, which include eight Fields Medalists and 21 Nobel Prize winners. Likewise, its notable faculty includes Serge Haroche, who was awarded the Nobel prize in Physics in 2012.

Collège de France Research

The Collège is considered the most prestigious research establishment in France and houses one of the best research libraries in Europe. Its top research areas include humanities, social science, and science.

Collège de France research’s top three fields of study are biology, physics, and chemistry. Its researchers have published in publications like Science, Physical Review Letters, and The Astrophysical Journal. The Collège researchers had been invited to attend and/or present papers at prestigious conferences such as Web Science, the Joint International Conference on Information Sciences, and the IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots.

The most cited article produced by Collège de France research is Perlmutter et al.’s (1999) “Measurements of Ω and Λ from 42 high redshift supernovae,” published in The Astrophysical Journal. It has received a total of 24,010 citations so far. The second most cited paper is Foucault's (1978) “About the concept of the ‘dangerous individual’ in 19th-century legal psychiatry,” published in the International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. It has been cited 14,604 times. Collège’s third most cited study is Reimer et al.’s (2009) “Intcal09 and marine09 radiocarbon age calibration curves, 0–50,000 years cal bp,” published in the Radiocarbon journal. It has been cited by 12,908 papers, articles, and other publications to date.

Collège de France’s research centers and facilities include the Institute of Mathematics and Computational Sciences, the Institute of Biology, the Institute of the Contemporary World, and the Institute of itinerary and Linguistic studies.

The university’s official academic affiliates have been awarded nine Nobel Prizes for Physics, five for Chemistry, seven for Physiology or Medicine, and one for Literature.
33 World 1 National Stanislas Dehaene

Stanislas Dehaene

Collège de France, France
H-index 155 Citations 108,489 389
86 World 2 National Jean-Pierre Changeux

Jean-Pierre Changeux

Collège de France, France
H-index 129 Citations 67,005 325
139 World 5 National Jacques Glowinski

Jacques Glowinski

Collège de France, France
H-index 118 Citations 41,904 400
600 World 15 National Alain Berthoz

Alain Berthoz

Collège de France, France
H-index 79 Citations 20,558 286
1810 World 63 National Jean-Pol Tassin

Jean-Pol Tassin

Collège de France, France
H-index 56 Citations 11,432 88
2320 World 92 National Christian Giaume

Christian Giaume

Collège de France, France
H-index 50 Citations 9,837 92
2480 World 97 National Jean-Michel Deniau

Jean-Michel Deniau

Collège de France, France
H-index 49 Citations 9,084 80
2510 World 102 National Yuri P. Ivanenko

Yuri P. Ivanenko

Collège de France, France
H-index 48 Citations 7,994 87
2717 World 118 National André Chéramy

André Chéramy

Collège de France, France
H-index 46 Citations 8,182 74
3382 World 156 National Susan J. Sara

Susan J. Sara

Collège de France, France
H-index 40 Citations 11,281 60
4040 World 192 National Anne-Marie Thierry

Anne-Marie Thierry

Collège de France, France
H-index 36 Citations 8,079 50
4608 World 239 National Laurent Venance

Laurent Venance

Collège de France, France
H-index 33 Citations 4,176 71

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 Microsoft Academic Graph H-Index >= 30 within the area of Neuroscience. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.