University of Bamberg

University of Bamberg

- Social Sciences and Humanities Ranking

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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 University of Bamberg. There are a total of 2 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the D-index values for the best scientists in University of Bamberg is 99 with a mean value for the h-index of 49.50. The total sum of publications for the best scientists in University of Bamberg is 545 with the mean value for publications per scientist of 272.50.


University of Bamberg

University of Bamberg is a public research university situated in Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany. It was originally founded in 1647 and is one of the oldest universities in Bavaria. When it was re-established in 1972, it became one of the newest Bavarian institutions of higher learning. The University of Bamberg is well-known for its high-quality teaching and research activities in humanities, social sciences, applied computer science, and cultural studies.

University of Bamberg Key Statistics

The university campus is mainly located in the historical buildings of Bamberg’s Old Town, including the former Jesuit College (Theology), the old slaughterhouse (Earth Science), and the former fire station (Oriental Studies).

It has four major faculties: Faculty of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Faculty of Human Sciences, Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, and Faculty of Business Informatics and Applied Informatics.

University of Bamberg offers several study courses at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. Subjects are taught in German and English and focus on four academic disciplines: education and life planning, languages and cultures, the individual and society, and business and markets.

The university also provides exchange programs through about 300 cooperation agreements with universities in over 60 countries. Some of its top-ranked courses include liberal arts, social sciences, business, and medicine.

University of Bamberg is average in terms of student capacity, enrolling more than 12,700 students. Approximately 1,000 of its students are international, representing 80 different countries. It employs about 800 academic staff and 600 administrative staff.

Other Università Campus Bio-Medico key statistics include a well-contained university library, a sports center, a data center, and a language center. It also has academic centers for scientific further education and continuing education.

University of Bamberg Research

The university is well-recognized in Germany for its high research activity. It has received numerous research accolades, such as Leibniz and Humboldt prizes, Science awards, and Energy Regulatory Commission and Marie Curie grants.

Its research projects are funded by national and international entities, including the Federal Association of German Foundations, the Jacobs Foundation, the German Research Foundation, and the German Academic Exchange Service.

University of Bamberg excels in three research fields: psychology, computer science, and economics. Its researchers have published in renowned publications like Social Science Research Network, Research Papers in Economics, and the European Journal of Pain.

They have also been invited to attend top research conferences, such as the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, the European Conference on Information Systems, and the International Conference on Information Systems.

The most cited article produced by University of Bamberg research is Lux’s (1995) “Herd behaviour, bubbles, and crashes.” It has so far received 1,414 citations and was published in The Economic Journal. The institution’s second most cited research output is Plihal and Born’s (1997) “Effects of early and late nocturnal sleep on declarative and procedural memory.” A total of 1,216 books, articles, and other publications have cited this research work, which was featured in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Meanwhile, the third most cited article is Greenspan et al.’s (2007) “Studying sex and gender differences in pain and analgesia: A consensus report.” This research study was published in The Journal of the International Association for the Study of Pain, receiving a total of 1,041 citations to date.

University of Bamberg houses several research centers, including the Bamberg Center for Empirical Studies, the Center for Medieval Studies, the Economic Research Center, and the Research Center for Applied Sports Sciences.
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.
485 World 17 National
Hans-Peter Blossfeld

Hans-Peter Blossfeld

University of Bamberg, Germany
D-index 68 Citations 26,579 287
5681 World 133 National
Tim Weitzel

Tim Weitzel

University of Bamberg, Germany
D-index 31 Citations 5,988 258

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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