2016 tables: Institutions - academic

The 2016 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015.

Table criteria

# Institution Share 2015 Count 2015
1 Harvard University, United States of America (USA) 883.03 2,258
2 Stanford University, United States of America (USA) 636.27 1,513
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States of America (USA) 567.76 1,683
4 The University of Tokyo (UTokyo), Japan 527.00 1,219
5 University of Oxford, United Kingdom (UK) 438.28 1,221
6 University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK) 432.89 1,242
7 University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), United States of America (USA) 426.81 1,177
8 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland 377.17 902
9 Peking University (PKU), China 369.67 1,173
10 University of Michigan (U-M), United States of America (USA) 368.46 894
11 University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego), United States of America (USA) 363.83 905
12 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), United States of America (USA) 345.08 908
13 Yale University, United States of America (USA) 338.34 815
14 University of Toronto (U of T), Canada 328.52 825
15 Columbia University in the City of New York (CU), United States of America (USA) 325.91 916
16 University of Pennsylvania (Penn), United States of America (USA) 312.66 721
17 Kyoto University, Japan 311.72 730
18 Northwestern University (NU), United States of America (USA) 302.78 661
19 University of Washington (UW), United States of America (USA) 296.28 860
20 Nanjing University (NJU), China 290.48 689
21 California Institute of Technology (Caltech), United States of America (USA) 287.13 775
22 University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), United States of America (USA) 281.28 696
23 Tsinghua University, China 278.84 910
24 Cornell University, United States of America (USA) 269.21 729
25 The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin), United States of America (USA) 269.04 571
26 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), United States of America (USA) 266.33 637
27 Johns Hopkins University (JHU), United States of America (USA) 263.38 724
28 University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), China 261.56 678
29 Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore 254.33 516
30 Princeton University, United States of America (USA) 253.18 597
31 University of Minnesota (UMN), United States of America (USA) 243.06 599
32 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland 228.57 576
33 UCL, United Kingdom (UK) 224.31 767
34 Imperial College London (ICL), United Kingdom (UK) 222.99 781
35 Zhejiang University (ZJU), China 222.83 470
36 University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), United States of America (USA) 216.45 573
37 Duke University, United States of America (USA) 213.84 619
38 National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore 212.58 581
39 The University of Chicago (UChicago), United States of America (USA) 211.59 663
40 Fudan University, China 209.78 428
41 University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), United States of America (USA) 208.12 538
42 The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), United States of America (USA) 207.29 488
43 Osaka University, Japan 206.39 534
44 University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder), United States of America (USA) 196.92 587
45 Tohoku University, Japan 194.63 434
46 University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), United States of America (USA) 190.87 657
47 McGill University, Canada 190.41 581
48 Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL), United States of America (USA) 184.49 416
49 Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU), Germany 181.05 581
50 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), United States of America (USA) 180.45 433
51 University of California, Davis (UC Davis), United States of America (USA) 177.02 490
52 New York University (NYU), United States of America (USA) 176.99 506
53 Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel 171.74 394
54 The University of Manchester (UoM), United Kingdom (UK) 167.65 542
55 Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), United States of America (USA) 167.21 394
56 Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea 166.96 425
57 Texas A&M University (TAMU), United States of America (USA) 161.19 417
58 The Ohio State University (OSU), United States of America (USA) 157.55 513
59 Nankai University (NKU), China 157.34 413
60 Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea 156.06 330
61 The University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada 154.94 452
62 Purdue University, United States of America (USA) 152.11 363
63 Nagoya University, Japan 148.32 416
64 The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia 146.87 396
65 University of Florida (UF), United States of America (USA) 146.68 486
66 University of Southern California (USC), United States of America (USA) 144.91 364
67 The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK) 144.36 598
68 Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech), Japan 140.83 368
69 Soochow University, China 140.28 265
70 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany 137.25 381
71 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (RU), United States of America (USA) 135.19 402
72 University of Pittsburgh (Pitt), United States of America (USA) 135.05 439
73 University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark 133.90 557
74 University of Bristol (UoB), United Kingdom (UK) 131.35 423
75 University of California, Irvine (UCI), United States of America (USA) 129.81 392
76 Vanderbilt University (VU), United States of America (USA) 129.67 340
77 Heidelberg University (Uni Heidelberg), Germany 128.62 508
78 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern Medical Center), United States of America (USA) 127.13 265
79 Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany 125.38 448
80 Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), China 125.08 286
81 Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI), Israel 123.99 271
82 Utrecht University (UU), Netherlands 123.77 551
83 The University of Utah (Utah), United States of America (USA) 120.61 292
84 University of Würzburg (JMU), Germany 120.45 314
85 Xiamen University (XMU), China 119.69 234
86 Hokkaido University, Japan 119.43 242
87 University of Zurich (UZH), Switzerland 118.90 528
88 Monash University, Australia 118.12 378
89 Sorbonne University, France 117.38 1,105
90 University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland 116.30 367
91 Rice University, United States of America (USA) 115.85 324
92 National Taiwan University (NTU), Taiwan 115.83 329
93 Wuhan University (WHU), China 114.67 217
94 University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), Australia 113.92 306
95 Boston University (BU), United States of America (USA) 113.38 508
96 University of Alberta (U of A), Canada 112.86 350
97 Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea 110.79 237
98 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), China 110.38 600
99 Arizona State University (ASU), United States of America (USA) 108.58 301
100 State University of New York at Stony Brook (SUNY Stony Brook), United States of America (USA) 108.04 392
101 Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), China 107.26 395
102 Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium 106.97 312
103 University of Münster (WWU), Germany 106.73 252
104 University of California, Riverside (UCR), United States of America (USA) 106.42 263
105 University of Göttingen, Germany 106.02 354
106 Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (IIT), Israel 105.70 283
107 Australian National University (ANU), Australia 105.14 298
108 Indiana University (IU), United States of America (USA) 105.09 383
109 Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), United States of America (USA) 104.51 284
110 The University of Arizona (Arizona), United States of America (USA) 103.94 394
111 The Rockefeller University, United States of America (USA) 103.87 296
112 University of Groningen (RUG), Netherlands 103.86 336
113 Jilin University (JLU), China 103.60 220
114 The University of Melbourne (UniMelb), Australia 103.45 470
115 Free University of Berlin (FU Berlin), Germany 103.10 461
116 Yonsei University, South Korea 102.75 238
117 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), China 100.65 256
118 Lund University (LU), Sweden 99.51 337
119 Hunan University (HNU), China 99.35 152
120 Sichuan University (SCU), China 98.82 213
121 University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), Germany 98.79 267
122 East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST), China 98.69 173
123 Lanzhou University (LZU), China 96.31 189
124 University of Bonn (Uni Bonn), Germany 95.60 366
125 Stockholm University, Sweden 94.87 436
126 King's College London (KCL), United Kingdom (UK) 94.79 369
127 Uppsala University (UU), Sweden 94.29 401
128 North Carolina State University (NCSU), United States of America (USA) 93.24 252
129 University of Southampton (Soton), United Kingdom (UK) 93.16 297
130 Kyushu University, Japan 92.77 295
131 Emory University, United States of America (USA) 92.71 245
132 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia 92.29 224
133 University of Freiburg (Uni Freiburg), Germany 92.25 313
134 Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel 92.07 321
135 Indian Institute of Science (IISc), India 91.76 134
136 Tianjin University (TJU), China 91.60 349
137 University of Basel (UB), Switzerland 91.58 278
138 University of Leeds, United Kingdom (UK) 90.44 266
139 Brown University, United States of America (USA) 89.83 256
140 RWTH Aachen University (RWTH Aachen), Germany 89.62 290
141 The University of Iowa (UI), United States of America (USA) 89.38 348
142 University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst), United States of America (USA) 88.75 256
143 University of Paris, France 88.35 824
144 Humboldt University of Berlin (HU Berlin), Germany 87.61 496
145 Aarhus University (AU), Denmark 87.15 246
146 Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China 86.82 231
147 Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden), Germany 86.41 376
148 Leiden University, Netherlands 86.38 310
149 University of Waterloo, Canada 86.21 182
150 East China Normal University (ECNU), China 85.84 174
151 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), United States of America (USA) 84.85 248
152 University of Hamburg (UHH), Germany 83.95 330
153 Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), United States of America (USA) 83.47 209
154 Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), South Korea 83.24 278
155 University of Tübingen (Uni Tübingen), Germany 81.88 269
156 The University of Sydney (USYD), Australia 80.04 311
157 The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (UK) 79.11 287
158 Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU), Germany 78.94 349
159 National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Taiwan 78.87 178
160 The University of Warwick (Warwick), United Kingdom (UK) 78.83 328
161 Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands 78.74 197
162 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States of America (USA) 77.59 238
163 Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark 77.55 213
164 University of Notre Dame (ND), United States of America (USA) 77.37 230
165 University of Paris-Sud (UPSud), France 76.75 700
166 University of Rochester (UR), United States of America (USA) 76.67 243
167 Shandong University (SDU), China 76.19 264
168 Durham University, United Kingdom (UK) 74.98 228
169 Iowa State University, United States of America (USA) 74.14 245
170 University of Regensburg (UR), Germany 74.09 160
171 The University of Georgia (UGA), United States of America (USA) 73.88 171
172 Karolinska Institute (KI), Sweden 73.20 318
173 Beijing Normal University (BNU), China 72.58 222
174 Goethe University Frankfurt (GU), Germany 72.16 202
175 University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (UK) 72.05 391
176 Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China 71.96 136
177 University of Bern (UniBE), Switzerland 71.83 336
178 Radboud University Nijmegen (RU), Netherlands 71.66 452
179 Ghent University (UGent), Belgium 70.94 259
180 University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), United States of America (USA) 70.76 243
181 Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), Spain 69.93 363
182 The University of Nottingham (UoN), United Kingdom (UK) 69.11 171
183 University of Barcelona (UB), Spain 68.90 343
184 University of Montreal (UdeM), Canada 68.52 349
185 University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMass Medical School), United States of America (USA) 68.42 276
186 University of Virginia (UVA), United States of America (USA) 67.70 251
187 The University of Hong Kong (HKU), China 67.43 261
188 Michigan State University (MSU), United States of America (USA) 67.02 313
189 University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), United States of America (USA) 66.24 286
190 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), United States of America (USA) 66.06 180
191 Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin), Germany 65.76 139
192 University of Connecticut (UConn), United States of America (USA) 63.81 143
193 University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), United States of America (USA) 63.71 179
194 Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein), United States of America (USA) 63.61 178
195 Korea University, South Korea 63.51 228
196 University of Strasbourg, France 63.26 380
197 Florida State University (FSU), United States of America (USA) 62.64 293
198 Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea 62.38 156
199 University of Amsterdam (UvA), Netherlands 62.33 456
200 University of Calgary (U of C), Canada 62.18 249
201 University of Cincinnati (UC), United States of America (USA) 62.16 244
202 Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China 61.96 127
203 The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), China 61.64 239
204 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), MSHS, United States of America (USA) 61.25 243
205 Chalmers University of Technology (Chalmers), Sweden 60.84 133
206 University of St Andrews, United Kingdom (UK) 60.63 232
207 University of Ottawa (uOttawa), Canada 60.11 152
208 University of Stuttgart, Germany 59.94 143
209 South China University of Technology (SCUT), China 59.93 132
210 Ruhr University Bochum (RUB), Germany 59.79 192
211 Tongji University, China 59.72 193
212 University of Houston (UH), United States of America (USA) 59.38 165
213 University of Toulouse, France 58.88 411
214 University of Cologne (UoC), Germany 58.79 203
215 Oregon State University, United States of America (USA) 58.76 153
216 Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU), China 58.51 145
217 University of Helsinki, Finland 58.32 304
218 Colorado State University, United States of America (USA) 57.97 158
219 University of Tsukuba, Japan 57.71 255
220 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden 57.55 367
221 University of Delaware (UD), United States of America (USA) 57.04 151
222 Keio University, Japan 56.86 122
223 University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY UB), United States of America (USA) 55.95 164
224 Aalto University, Finland 55.77 214
225 University of Liverpool, United Kingdom (UK) 55.10 341
226 University of Vienna, Austria 53.53 183
227 University of Hawai'i at Manoa (UH Mānoa), United States of America (USA) 53.15 244
228 University of Lyon, France 53.11 405
229 Philipps University of Marburg (Uni Marburg), Germany 53.08 123
230 Grenoble Alpes University (UGA), France 52.79 567
231 University of Exeter, United Kingdom (UK) 52.77 183
232 Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel 52.52 112
233 McMaster University, Canada 52.51 122
234 Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Netherlands 52.46 112
235 University of Oregon (UO), United States of America (USA) 51.88 171
236 The City University of New York (CUNY), United States of America (USA) 51.30 163
237 University of Birmingham (UB), United Kingdom (UK) 51.12 294
238 Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria 50.47 148
239 University of Miami (UM), United States of America (USA) 50.16 143
240 University of York, United Kingdom (UK) 49.81 133
241 Sapienza University of Rome, Italy 49.45 368
242 Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), United Kingdom (UK) 49.16 249
243 The University of Western Australia (UWA), Australia 48.68 209
244 Louisiana State University (LSU), United States of America (USA) 48.39 142
245 University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil 48.37 241
246 Southwest University (SWU), China 47.91 72
247 University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU Anschutz), United States of America (USA) 47.60 145
248 Aix-Marseille University (AMU), France 47.39 451
249 Dartmouth College, United States of America (USA) 47.19 128
250 University of Montpellier, France 47.14 373
251 The University of New Mexico (UNM), United States of America (USA) 47.08 231
252 VU Amsterdam, Netherlands 46.75 338
253 University of Lausanne (UNIL), Switzerland 46.46 155
254 Wayne State University, United States of America (USA) 46.33 165
255 University of Valencia (UV), Spain 46.29 263
256 Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), India 46.25 146
257 University of Bayreuth (UBT), Germany 46.23 98
258 The University of Kansas (KU), United States of America (USA) 45.85 196
259 University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain 45.38 205
260 Hanyang University (HYU), South Korea 45.16 118
261 University of Oslo (UiO), Norway 45.06 267
262 University of Bath, United Kingdom (UK) 44.99 108
263 Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), United States of America (USA) 44.96 109
264 Beihang University (BUAA), China 44.88 131
265 University of Padova (UNIPD), Italy 44.71 282
266 Leipzig University, Germany 44.68 132
267 Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU), Germany 44.50 169
268 University of South Carolina - Columbia (SC), United States of America (USA) 44.29 118
269 Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India 44.04 84
270 University of Konstanz, Germany 43.99 89
271 The University of Dublin, Ireland 43.95 137
272 Tufts University, United States of America (USA) 43.95 260
273 The University of Oklahoma (OU), United States of America (USA) 43.30 202
274 Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT), China 42.83 69
275 Northeastern University (NEU), United States of America (USA) 41.94 167
276 National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico 41.87 144
277 City University of Hong Kong (CityU), China 41.55 144
278 University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB), United States of America (USA) 41.08 125
279 University of Kiel (CAU), Germany 41.06 165
280 The University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK), United States of America (USA) 41.02 224
281 Brandeis University, United States of America (USA) 40.99 140
282 Southeast University (SEU), China 40.35 90
283 Newcastle University, United Kingdom (UK) 40.33 172
284 Temple University, United States of America (USA) 40.24 111
285 Queen's University, Canada 40.13 176
286 Hiroshima University (HU), Japan 39.97 143
287 University of Kentucky (UK), United States of America (USA) 39.23 130
288 Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Spain 38.86 160
289 Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium 38.74 178
290 National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), Taiwan 38.53 90
291 Ulm University, Germany 38.43 134
292 University of Bordeaux, France 38.39 249
293 Linköping University (LiU), Sweden 38.25 110
294 The University of Adelaide (Adelaide Uni), Australia 38.20 188
295 Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Russia 38.01 312
296 The University of Akron (UAkron), United States of America (USA) 37.93 71
297 Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU), Germany 37.77 114
298 Cardiff University, United Kingdom (UK) 37.54 136
299 University of Turin (UNITO), Italy 37.50 230
300 National Institute of Applied Sciences (INSA), France 37.42 301
301 University of Warsaw (UW), Poland 37.18 139
302 Queen's University Belfast (QUB), United Kingdom (UK) 37.15 103
303 University of South Florida (USF), United States of America (USA) 37.14 98
304 University of Saskatchewan (U of S), Canada 36.69 92
305 Umeå University (UMU), Sweden 36.50 109
306 Northeast Normal University (NENU), China 36.22 53
307 Leibniz University Hannover (LUH), Germany 36.20 83
308 University of Florence (UNIFI), Italy 36.15 198
309 University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), Germany 35.93 108
310 Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Netherlands 35.87 144
311 Shanghai University (SHU), China 35.24 89
312 Chongqing University (CQU), China 35.22 79
313 Okayama University, Japan 35.13 159
314 The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), United States of America (USA) 34.49 168
315 University of Gothenburg (GU), Sweden 34.34 122
316 Western University (UWO), Canada 34.14 113
317 Fuzhou University (FZU), China 34.04 60
318 University of Naples Federico II (UNINA), Italy 33.98 264
319 Ewha Womans University (Ewha), South Korea 33.91 112
320 University of Otago, New Zealand 33.75 117
321 University of Bremen (Uni Bremen), Germany 33.48 116
322 University of Sherbrooke (USherbrooke), Canada 33.29 105
323 University of Sussex, United Kingdom (UK) 33.19 166
324 Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain 32.70 232
325 Bar-Ilan University (BIU), Israel 32.63 84
326 Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), United States of America (USA) 32.44 71
327 Washington State University (WSU), United States of America (USA) 32.24 92
328 University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom (UK) 32.09 106
329 University of Lisbon (ULISBOA), Portugal 32.02 193
330 The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), United States of America (USA) 31.60 104
331 Jagiellonian University (UJ), Poland 31.30 157
332 Waseda University, Japan 31.25 153
333 University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain 31.23 137
334 Laval University (UL), Canada 31.06 142
335 University of Potsdam, Germany 30.85 117
336 Central China Normal University (CCNU), China 30.71 118
337 Catholic University of Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium 30.65 134
338 Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT), China 30.21 71
339 Bielefeld University, Germany 30.01 64
340 University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB), China 29.89 62
341 University of Leicester, United Kingdom (UK) 29.84 113
342 University of Missouri (Mizzou), United States of America (USA) 29.82 76
343 Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), India 29.73 49
344 University of Twente (UTwente), Netherlands 29.67 62
345 Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway 29.59 82
346 Charles University (CU), Czech Republic 29.52 255
347 University of Milano-Bicocca (UNIMIB), Italy 29.47 185
348 University of Reading, United Kingdom (UK) 29.41 101
349 Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), South Korea 29.30 75
350 University of Antwerp (UA), Belgium 29.29 140
351 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), United States of America (USA) 29.21 116
352 Drexel University, United States of America (USA) 29.19 79
353 Curtin University, Australia 29.16 102
354 University of Bologna (UNIBO), Italy 29.04 291
355 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune (IISER Pune), India 29.04 64
356 Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), India 28.97 40
357 The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), China 28.77 76
358 University of Innsbruck (LFU), Austria 28.61 169
359 Central South University (CSU), China 28.15 87
360 Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada 28.08 169
361 Saint Petersburg State University (SPbU), Russia 28.01 101
362 Technical University of Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt), Germany 27.95 97
363 Kyung Hee University (KHU), South Korea 27.77 86
364 Kobe University, Japan 27.67 149
365 Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College (CAMS & PUMC), China 27.28 94
366 University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark 27.22 97
367 University of Crete (UOC), Greece 27.21 73
368 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), United States of America (USA) 27.09 79
369 Nanjing Tech University (NanjingTech), China 26.85 67
370 Zhengzhou University (ZZU), China 26.62 72
371 Saarland University (Saar-Uni), Germany 26.61 75
372 Dalhousie University, Canada 26.49 75
373 University of Jyväskylä, Finland 26.49 150
374 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal (IISER Bhopal), India 26.44 33
375 Technical University Braunschweig (TU Braunschweig), Germany 26.43 91
376 Shandong Normal University (SDNU), China 26.33 34
377 University of Milan (UNIMI), Italy 26.30 248
378 Boston College (BC), United States of America (USA) 25.57 56
379 The University of Auckland, New Zealand 25.46 143
380 École Normale Supérieure (ENS Paris), France 25.23 272
381 University of Graz (Uni Graz), Austria 25.20 66
382 Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Italy 25.16 97
383 University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia 25.14 84
384 University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland 25.04 180
385 University of Oviedo (UniOvi), Spain 25.01 103
386 University of East Anglia (UEA), United Kingdom (UK) 24.92 96
387 Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT), Japan 24.87 49
388 Lancaster University, United Kingdom (UK) 24.86 172
389 University of Victoria (UVic), Canada 24.71 183
390 Clemson University, United States of America (USA) 24.63 60
391 University of Rostock, Germany 24.57 102
392 Georgia State University (GSU), United States of America (USA) 24.29 60
393 Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), United States of America (USA) 23.98 70
394 Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), Netherlands 23.90 149
395 West Virginia University (WVU), United States of America (USA) 23.83 45
396 National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan 23.71 70
397 University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), United States of America (USA) 23.49 61
398 Changzhou University (CZU), China 23.38 33
399 University of Porto (UP), Portugal 23.27 111
400 Syracuse University, United States of America (USA) 23.09 94
401 University of Wyoming, United States of America (USA) 23.02 61
402 São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil 23.00 104
403 TU Dortmund University, Germany 22.92 184
404 China University of Geosciences (CUG), China 22.79 60
405 University of Zaragoza (Unizar), Spain 22.75 98
406 Macquarie University, Australia 22.68 92
407 University of Arkansas (UARK), United States of America (USA) 22.65 62
408 The University of South Australia (UniSA), Australia 22.63 73
409 University of Central Florida (UCF), United States of America (USA) 22.53 44
410 Giessen University (JLU), Germany 22.48 166
411 Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU), China 22.36 37
412 Thomas Jefferson University (TJU), United States of America (USA) 22.35 53
413 Nagoya Institute of Technology (NITech), Japan 22.12 33
414 Nanjing Normal University (NNU), China 22.03 56
415 University of Dundee, United Kingdom (UK) 22.00 85
416 Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), India 21.80 33
417 York University, Canada 21.72 148
418 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Australia 21.62 69
419 Osaka Prefecture University (OPU), Japan 21.55 42
420 Pompeu Fabra University (UPF), Spain 21.51 93
421 Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (UK) 21.47 56
422 University of Hyderabad (UoH), India 21.32 30
423 University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom (UK) 21.15 84
424 University of Seville (US), Spain 21.12 100
425 Tulane University, United States of America (USA) 21.08 62
426 University of Siegen, Germany 20.96 117
427 University of Lille Nord de France, France 20.89 146
428 Sogang University, South Korea 20.88 45
429 Tokyo University of Science (TUS), Japan 20.80 55
430 University of Bergen (UIB), Norway 20.79 208
431 China Agricultural University (CAU), China 20.67 50
432 National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS), Canada 20.66 84
433 University of Guelph, Canada 20.65 154
434 University of Turku (UTU), Finland 20.60 84
435 University of Manitoba, Canada 20.22 159
436 Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST), China 20.13 50
437 Northwest University (NWU), China 19.92 36
438 Grenoble Institute of Technology (Grenoble INP), France 19.84 316
439 Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati), India 19.83 41
440 University of Idaho, United States of America (USA) 19.79 50
441 Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden 19.74 84
442 Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), India 19.70 37
443 École Polytechnique, France 19.61 202
444 University of Chile, Chile 19.58 116
445 University of Vermont (UVM), United States of America (USA) 19.53 55
446 Medical University of Vienna (MUW), Austria 19.52 96
447 Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany 19.50 80
448 Yamagata University, Japan 19.24 48
449 University of Wrocław (UWr), Poland 19.22 49
450 Kansas State University (K-State), United States of America (USA) 19.22 90
451 Kanazawa University (KU), Japan 19.12 53
452 University of Liège (ULg), Belgium 19.10 69
453 Chiba University, Japan 19.07 73
454 University of Louisville (UofL), United States of America (USA) 18.99 47
455 University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia 18.97 83
456 University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy 18.91 195
457 Colorado School of Mines, United States of America (USA) 18.89 60
458 Pusan National University (PNU), South Korea 18.87 83
459 University of Fribourg (UNIFR), Switzerland 18.65 68
460 University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Argentina 18.48 156
461 King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia 18.44 221
462 University of Girona (UdG), Spain 18.43 48
463 Wake Forest University (WFU), United States of America (USA) 18.35 61
464 University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China 18.26 69
465 Kumamoto University, Japan 18.21 49
466 Victoria University of Wellington (Victoria), New Zealand 18.17 86
467 University of Rennes 1, France 18.10 131
468 The George Washington University (GW), United States of America (USA) 17.98 68
469 Ocean University of China (OUC), China 17.70 52
470 State University of New York at Albany (SUNY Albany), United States of America (USA) 17.67 136
471 Shanxi University (SXU), China 17.62 39
472 Lehigh University, United States of America (USA) 17.57 35
473 University of Granada (UGR), Spain 17.45 146
474 Swansea University, United Kingdom (UK) 17.43 56
475 Osaka City University (OCU), Japan 17.41 57
476 The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), United States of America (USA) 17.40 118
477 The University of Toledo (UT), United States of America (USA) 17.22 46
478 Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan 17.12 44
479 Chung-Ang University (CAU), South Korea 17.09 42
480 Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU), China 17.04 44
481 Free University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium 17.01 122
482 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), United States of America (USA) 16.98 49
483 University of Kaiserslautern (TU Kaiserslautern), Germany 16.89 50
484 Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), China 16.87 50
485 University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), United States of America (USA) 16.83 67
486 The University of Alabama (UA), United States of America (USA) 16.79 93
487 Nanchang University (NCU), China 16.76 36
488 Kyungpook National University (KNU), South Korea 16.66 108
489 Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy 16.63 84
490 University of Pisa (UNIPI), Italy 16.57 234
491 Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China 16.45 40
492 Henan Normal University, China 16.41 42
493 Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU), Japan 16.32 123
494 University of Lorraine (UL), France 16.31 98
495 Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil 16.13 165
496 University of Oldenburg, Germany 16.05 56
497 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), United States of America (USA) 16.01 41
498 University of Rhode Island (URI), United States of America (USA) 16.01 41
499 National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), Taiwan 15.95 41
500 Swinburne University of Technology, Australia 15.89 64

Footnote

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