Top 50 German Institutions

The table shows the top 50 German institutions ranked by their article share (Share) in 2019. Also listed are each institution’s number of articles (Count) in 2019, its global rank and highest subject rank(s) within Germany.

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Rank Institution Share 2019 Count 2019 Global Rank Highest subject
rank*
1Max Planck Society764.832,613 3C1, L1, P1
2Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres485.752,200 7E1
3Leibniz Association199.38822 56C3, E3
4Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU)183.69674 61L3
5Technical University of Munich (TUM)155.45592 75P3
6Heidelberg University (Uni Heidelberg)137.46564 92L5
7University of Würzburg (JMU)115.51344 117C8
8University of Münster (WWU)109.32321 126E6
9University of Freiburg (Uni Freiburg)105.20344 136L7
10Free University of Berlin (FU Berlin)102.80556 139E9
11University of Göttingen101.32357 141C9
12RWTH Aachen University (RWTH Aachen)101.31381 142C5
13University of Hamburg (UHH)92.10423 158L8
14Dresden University of Technology (TU Dresden)92.06417 159P7
15University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)90.57252 162P11
16Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU)85.65365 180P8
17University of Tübingen (Uni Tübingen)84.11308 187L9
18Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (GU)84.04298 188E11
19University of Regensburg (UR)79.91173 198P12
20University of Bonn (Uni Bonn)72.20337 226L15
21University of Cologne (UoC)70.17262 230L12
22Humboldt University of Berlin (HU Berlin)59.18512 266L17
23Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)58.41191 268C18
24Philipps University of Marburg (Uni Marburg)56.69151 274C16
25Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin)56.31150 275C15
26University of Konstanz52.51106 293C21
27European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)46.96283 321L6
28University of Kiel (CAU)41.97174 362E13
29Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU)41.59193 368P23
30University of Bayreuth (UBT)39.92105 379E4
31Ulm University37.67151 393C26
32University of Stuttgart37.45118 395C24, P24
33TU Dortmund University34.78176 410C23
34University of Hannover (LUH)33.70113 419E22
35Leipzig University33.22140 422C30
36University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)33.10124 423E28
37Darmstadt University of Technology (TU Darmstadt)30.30114 448P27
38Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU)30.18135 449L21
39University of Potsdam28.32154 465E8
40Giessen University (JLU)28.17194 466C27
41Saarland University (Saar-Uni)27.6478 471L31
42University of Bremen (Uni Bremen)27.59110 473E5
43Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU)24.15114 >500P37
44Braunschweig University of Technology (TU Braunschweig)21.7868 >500C35
45Fraunhofer Society21.62133 >500P30
46University of Siegen20.8387 >500P34
47Bielefeld University20.0657 >500C40
48University of Rostock16.1991 >500C45
49Hannover Medical School (MHH)14.7581 >500L26
50University of Kaiserslautern (TU Kaiserslautern)13.6545 >500L42

*C: Chemistry; E: Earth & environmental sciences; L: Life sciences; P: Physical sciences.