Paris 8 University

Paris 8 University

- Social Sciences and Humanities Ranking

France Established: 1969 Scholars: 1 Best Researchers 2023 Badge
Best Scientists Overview

Best scientists

Position in the ranking is based on each scientist’s D-index using data compiled from OpenAlex and CrossRef by December 21st 2022.

This ranking lists all the best researchers from the Social Sciences and Humanities discipline and affiliated with Paris 8 University. There are a total of 1 researchers included. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in Paris 8 University is 56 with a mean value for the h-index of 56.00. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in Paris 8 University is 175 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 175.00.


Paris 8 University

Paris 8 University is a public research university in Paris, France. Established in 1969, it was formerly known as the Centre Universitaire Experimental de Vincennes before it gained university status and adopted its current name in 1971. It is one of the 13 successors of the University of Paris, which is the world’s second-oldest academic institution. With a selective admission policy and high employment rate, Paris 8 is recognized as one of the premier French universities worldwide.

Paris 8 University Key Statistics

The university is organized into multiple academic departments. These departments are the Department of Feminist Studies, the Department of Communication Studies, the Department of Cinema Arts, and the Department of Political Sciences. It offers more than 100 undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses, specializing in the fields of psychology, law, political science, and philosophy.

Paris 8 has more than 20,000 students, including over 14,000 undergraduates and nearly 6,300 postgraduates. It employs more than 1,000 administrative and academic staff members. These staff members are spread across its campus buildings and facilities.

Other Paris 8 University key statistics and facilities are student housing, sports gyms, cafeterias, and a library. The university library has roughly 400,000 printed and audiovisual documents and offers access to over 300,000 electronic books, 40,000 journals, and 50 databases through its Octaviana portal.

Paris 8 University Research

The university has been actively delivering high-quality outputs that improve the way of living in the Saint-Denis region. Its research projects are funded by grants and fellowships from Topio Networks and the International Monetary Fund. They have also forged institutional partnerships with research institutions such as Paris Lumieres University, the Condorcet campus, and the MSH Paris Nord.

Paris 8 University research is recognized worldwide for its work in mathematics, discrete mathematics, and computer science. They have also presented their outputs in CRYPTO: International Cryptology Conference, ISIT: International Symposium on Information Theory, and ITW: International Theory Workshop.

Its most cited research output is Bonatti et al.’s (2005) “Linguistic constraints on statistical computations the role of consonants and vowels in continuous speech processing,” which was published in Psychological Science and cited 362 times. Meanwhile, Paris 8’s second most popular work is Barles (2009) “Urban metabolism of Paris and its region,” which was published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology and has 301 citations.

On the other hand, the university’s third most popular work is Endress and Bonatti's (2007) “Rapid learning of syllable classes from a perceptually continuous speech stream.” This article which talks about dependencies in linguistic classes was published in Cognition and cited by students and research professionals worldwide 148 times.

Other Paris 8 University research facilities are its research units that include the UR Aesthetics, Musicology, Dance and Musical Creation, the UR Laboratory of Studies and Research on Contemporary Logics of Philosophy, and the Center for the History of Medieval and Modern Societies. The university also has joint research units such as the Paris Center for Sociological and Political Research, the Laboratory Architecture City Urbanism Environment, and the Laboratory of Social Dynamics and Recomposition of Spaces.
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.
253 World 4 National
Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze

Paris 8 University, France
D-index 75 Citations 115,946 222
1145 World 14 National
Jacques Rancière

Jacques Rancière

Paris 8 University, France
D-index 56 Citations 16,087 175

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 D-Index >= 30 within the area of Social Sciences and Humanities. If you or other scholars are not listed, we appreciate if you can contact us.