Top 50 young universities in life sciences

The table shows the top 50 young universities* in life 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
FC 2018AC 2018
1Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)United States of America (USA)198153.40140
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS)China197851.03331
3Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL)Switzerland196942.46132
4The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)United States of America (USA)196931.71109
5Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)South Korea197125.9960
6Nanyang Technological University (NTU)Singapore199121.5590
7The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)United States of America (USA)197218.72115
8Medical University of Vienna (MUW)Austria200416.6099
9Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)Austria200716.5040
10Paris Descartes University (Paris 5)France197116.46194
11Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)China199115.5738
12Pompeu Fabra University (UPF)Spain199014.8691
13Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)Norway199613.9654
14Paris Diderot University (Paris 7)France197013.89159
15University of Paris-Sud (UPSud)France197013.08156
16Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)Israel196912.1632
17Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)Japan201111.5630
18Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)Sweden197711.0161
19ShanghaiTech UniversityChina201310.7970
20James Cook University (JCU)Australia197010.2142
21The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas)United States of America (USA)19699.2323
22The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai)Japan19888.6248
23University of Osnabrück (Uni Osnabrück)Germany19747.7419
24Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)South Korea19867.3125
25University of Haifa (HU)Israel19727.0728
26King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)Saudi Arabia20096.9732
27Linköping University (LiU)Sweden19756.9534
28Medical University of Innsbruck (MUI)Austria20046.9132
29Maastricht University (UM)Netherlands19766.8946
30Shenzhen University (SZU)China19836.7435
31City University of Hong Kong (CityU)China19946.6527
32Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (OVGU)Germany19936.4834
33University of Macau (UM)China19816.0118
34University of Kaiserslautern (TU Kaiserslautern)Germany19705.7916
35Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST)Japan19915.6420
36Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)South Korea20095.4119
37Bielefeld UniversityGermany19695.3715
38The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)United States of America (USA)19695.0111
39New University of Lisbon (UNL)Portugal19734.9624
40USI Università della Svizzera ItalianaSwitzerland19964.9219
41Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)South Korea20044.8817
42University of PotsdamGermany19914.7842
43University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)Norway19724.7022
44University of PlymouthUnited Kingdom (UK)19924.6416
45National Yang-Ming University (NYMU)Taiwan19754.6025
46Miguel Hernández University of Elche (UMH)Spain19964.5415
47Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)China20124.5234
48University of OldenburgGermany19734.5116
49University of Wollongong (UOW)Australia19754.4414
50Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)United States of America (USA)19724.4412

* 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.