Top 25 young universities in Earth & environmental sciences

The table shows the top 25 young universities* in Earth and environmental sciences ranked by their fractional count in 2018 (FC 2018). Also listed are each university's article count of the year (AC 2018) in the subject.

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RankInstitutionCountry / RegionYear
established
FC 2018AC 2018
1University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China197847.92258
2Nanyang Technological University (NTU)Singapore199123.7159
3University of Bremen (Uni Bremen)Germany197122.7985
4Curtin UniversityAustralia198620.6769
5Paris Diderot University (Paris 7)France197016.94118
6King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)Saudi Arabia200916.0034
7University of Bayreuth (UBT)Germany197514.2535
8Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)Switzerland196913.5548
9Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)China199113.4438
10Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)Sweden197712.7540
11Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)Israel196912.0632
12University of PotsdamGermany199111.5167
13James Cook University (JCU)Australia19707.5529
14Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China20127.5534
15Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)Norway19967.4427
16Southern Cross University (SCU)Australia19946.9712
17University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ)France19916.6691
18University of PlymouthUnited Kingdom (UK)19926.6523
19The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)China19946.4527
20The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas)United States of America (USA)19696.2714
21The Open University (OU)United Kingdom (UK)19695.9323
22Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)Australia19925.7214
23Florida International University (FIU)United States of America (USA)19725.6234
24Griffith UniversityAustralia19715.5927
25University of OldenburgGermany19735.1820

* Universities, including graduate universities, were selected as being young and under 50 if they were founded as an independent university in 1969 or later and were not formed by the merger or re-merger and/or re-naming of a university or universities older than 50.