Top 10 institutions in Munich

The leading institutions for high-quality science in Munich, ordered by fractional count (FC) in 2017. Also shown are the total number of articles (AC) in 2017, and the percentage change in FC 2015–2017, adjusted to 2017 levels.

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RankInstitutionSectorFC 2017AC 2017Change in
adjusted FC
2015–2017 (%)
1Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU)academic179.416041.9%
2Technical University of Munich (TUM)academic128.794585.2%
3Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)npo28.8018912.8%
4Max Planck Institute of Biochemistrynpo27.879516.2%
5Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (MPI MPQ)npo20.4055-11.5%
6Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP)npo19.67132-16.2%
7Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE)npo11.566845.8%
8Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology (MPIN)npo10.562731.6%
9European Southern Observatory (ESO)government10.2989-20.6%
10Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BADW)government4.971898.1%