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World Scientist and University Social Sciences / Political Science Rankings 2023

AD Scientific Index analyzes academic studies from 105 countries, 1394 universities/institutions, and 5.203 scientists by using numerous criteria to present results to be used for the evaluation of productivity and efficiency by individuals and institutions. In addition to sorting by the “total H-index” you can find here, you can examine several rankings and analyses by the "last 6 years H-index", "total i10 index", "last 6 years' i10 index", "total number of citations", and “last 6 years’ citations”. Please read the methodology section for “Limitations and Possible Reasons Why a Scientist Is Not on This List”. Click for individual or institutional registration.

AD Scientific Index - World Scientist Rankings - 2023 H INDEX i10 INDEX CITATION
University / Institution Country Region World Name Country University / Institution Subject Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total Total Last 6 year Last 6 year/total
197 2111 2272 4238
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | comparative politics | elections | political behavior | international relations |

111 67 0.604 367 236 0.643 96010 33360 0.347
13 34 331 4330
Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong Social Sciences / Political Science

Political economy |

111 57 0.514 786 407 0.518 49649 16756 0.337
57 2370 2549 4737
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Political Science

Democratic theory | constitutions |

108 55 0.509 357 157 0.440 84935 15696 0.185
1 1 220 5655
Fiji University of the South Pacific University of the South Pacific Social Sciences / Political Science

GeoPolitics |

103 77 0.748 153 136 0.889 132515 50545 0.381
7 225 3028 5669
Canada Queen's University Kingston Queen's University Kingston Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Philosophy | Political Theory | Philosophy |

103 60 0.583 331 197 0.595 85026 21268 0.250
165 3397 3681 6886
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Political Science

democracy | development | governance |

98 61 0.622 444 216 0.486 142685 39352 0.276
166 3404 3689 6901
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Political Science

Political-economics |

98 57 0.582 240 144 0.600 83904 18521 0.221
10 192 2318 7081
Netherlands University of Amsterdam University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Political Science

98 73 0.745 270 236 0.874 35201 18973 0.539
7 391 2667 8095
Italy Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa Social Sciences / Political Science

sociology | political science | social movements | democracy |

94 61 0.649 355 224 0.631 48116 18176 0.378
1 402 2771 8406
Italy European University Institute European University Institute Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Comparative Politics | European Union | Latin America | democratization |

93 44 0.473 317 123 0.388 60193 10511 0.175

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31 1013 3665 11144
United Kingdom University of Bristol University of Bristol Social Sciences / Political Science

HUman Geography | Political Science | Elections | Geography |

86 38 0.442 701 205 0.292 58653 13822 0.236
1 315 1058 12272
China Shandong Youth University for Political Science Shandong Youth University for Political Science Social Sciences / Political Science

Uncertainty Theory | Information Granulation and Cluster Analysis |

84 75 0.893 253 234 0.925 33826 28460 0.841
66 6389 6961 13254
United States University of California Irvine University of California Irvine Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | comparative politics | public opinion | elections | democracy |

82 52 0.634 218 115 0.528 63391 17204 0.271
2 601 635 13864
Australia University of Canberra University of Canberra Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Political Theory | Environmental politics | Deliberative Democracy |

81 52 0.642 171 118 0.690 45561 13657 0.300
20 613 7374 14086
Canada Université de Montréal Université de Montréal Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Behaviour |

81 50 0.617 245 171 0.698 27790 9298 0.335
3 657 4978 15213
Italy European University Institute European University Institute Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative politics | political behavior | social movements | political communication |

79 52 0.658 245 143 0.584 36111 14860 0.412
81 7867 8583 16538
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | comparative politics | European Union | regionalism | international organizations |

77 51 0.662 151 100 0.662 49696 16708 0.336
45 748 797 16583
Australia Australian National University Australian National University Social Sciences / Political Science

political philosophy | political theory | political science |

77 46 0.597 257 126 0.490 36882 10266 0.278
78 8064 8804 16999
United States Washington University Saint Louis Washington University Saint Louis Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Law and Politics | Political Psychology | Comparative Politics |

77 43 0.558 153 107 0.699 21704 5516 0.254
10 733 5683 17338
Germany Freie Universität Berlin Freie Universität Berlin Social Sciences / Political Science

European Union | Governance | Comparative Regionalism | Diffusion |

76 49 0.645 226 132 0.584 30858 9789 0.317
18 1566 5689 17351
United Kingdom University of Aberdeen University of Aberdeen Social Sciences / Political Science

Political science |

76 41 0.539 303 133 0.439 29842 8093 0.271
89 8652 9461 18393
United States University of California Irvine University of California Irvine Social Sciences / Political Science

political science |

75 32 0.427 302 124 0.411 22577 4914 0.218
53 852 909 18483
Australia Australian National University Australian National University Social Sciences / Political Science

Political behavior | postcommunist politics | Northern Ireland politics | Australian politics |

75 37 0.493 297 117 0.394 21335 5499 0.258
31 243 6251 18920
Sweden University of Gothenburg University of Gothenburg Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Social Science | Public Administration | Trust | Corruption |

74 50 0.676 204 122 0.598 32752 11677 0.357
109 8993 9842 19161
United States University of Wisconsin Madison University of Wisconsin Madison Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Communication | Health Communication | Online Communities | Political Behavior | Computational Social Science |

74 54 0.730 153 130 0.850 23383 9167 0.392
83 9300 10202 19938
United States University of California Santa Barbara University of California Santa Barbara Social Sciences / Political Science

International Law | International Relations | Human Rights | Environment | Democracy |

73 26 0.356 366 97 0.265 24895 3853 0.155
67 189 6716 20266
Belgium Catholic University of Leuven Catholic University of Leuven Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | political trust | comparative politics | political behavior | elections |

73 47 0.644 243 148 0.609 20226 8719 0.431
123 9607 10540 20651
United States University of Southern California University of Southern California Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative Politics | Democratic Theory | Latin America |

72 41 0.569 157 84 0.535 63582 13781 0.217
113 421 7260 21808
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Social Sciences / Political Science

European Politics | European Integration | European Union | International Relations |

71 50 0.704 158 110 0.696 27782 9638 0.347
243 11055 12125 23952
United States University of Michigan University of Michigan Social Sciences / Political Science

anthropology | psychology | evolutionary theory | political science | international relations |

69 48 0.696 155 88 0.568 26720 7843 0.294
252 11556 12700 25132
United States University of California Los Angeles University of California Los Angeles Social Sciences / Political Science

Political sociology of education | Comparative and International Education | Latin American Studies | Global Citizenship Education |

68 35 0.515 215 100 0.465 24110 6967 0.289
190 11986 13183 26184
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Philosophy |

67 40 0.597 182 102 0.560 39059 8742 0.224
20 2380 8811 26292
United Kingdom University of Sussex University of Sussex Social Sciences / Political Science

science and technology studies | science policy | ecological economics | risk | uncertainty |

67 49 0.731 162 103 0.636 26224 11306 0.431
249 12039 13243 26315
United States University of California San Diego University of California San Diego Social Sciences / Political Science

International relations | international political economy | international security |

67 43 0.642 149 93 0.624 25480 7535 0.296
2 521 8899 26564
Spain Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | ciencia política | sociology | sociología |

67 37 0.552 122 87 0.713 20056 4972 0.248
43 1280 13941 27781
Canada Université de Montréal Université de Montréal Social Sciences / Political Science

politique et organisation de la santé |

66 47 0.712 200 131 0.655 20059 7875 0.393
100 12735 14026 27980
United States Michigan State University Michigan State University Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | generational change | strategic voting | Condorcet | partisan realignment |

66 24 0.364 150 52 0.347 17726 2547 0.144
127 12974 14297 28673
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Political Science

Political science | Comparative politics | Political behavior | European Union | Multilevel governance |

65 44 0.677 124 78 0.629 41797 15114 0.362
18 52 370 28697
Mexico Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Social Sciences / Political Science

Political ecology | environmental sociology | ecological economics | environmental philosophy | environmental education |

65 44 0.677 187 103 0.551 34412 11734 0.341
203 13086 14421 28874
United States Yale University Yale University Social Sciences / Political Science

political behavior | american politics | research methods |

65 44 0.677 112 86 0.768 23279 9714 0.417

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32 1269 9749 28997
Germany Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative Public Policy | Public Administration | Regulation | Environmental Policy | Morality Policy |

65 42 0.646 174 105 0.603 20198 6164 0.305
301 2624 9799 29149
United Kingdom University of Oxford University of Oxford Social Sciences / Political Science

Social & Political Science |

65 38 0.585 160 92 0.575 17975 5588 0.311
49 407 10107 30052
Sweden University of Gothenburg University of Gothenburg Social Sciences / Political Science

Political science |

64 41 0.641 171 114 0.667 30911 9611 0.311
272 13552 14951 30075
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Theory | Social Theory | Gender and the Law | Sovereignty | Legal Theory |

64 31 0.484 219 98 0.447 28285 5775 0.204
146 13556 14956 30082
United States New York University New York University Social Sciences / Political Science

Politics | Economics |

64 33 0.516 136 70 0.515 27833 6362 0.229
22 57 396 30098
Mexico Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Social Sciences / Political Science

Epidemiología |

64 40 0.625 206 163 0.791 27326 7977 0.292
1 633 10140 30179
France Sciences Po Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Alliance Sorbonne Paris Cité) Sciences Po Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris (Alliance Sorbonne Paris Cité) Social Sciences / Political Science

political economy | political science | globalisation | political analysis |

64 42 0.656 163 107 0.656 22931 7318 0.319
265 2703 10141 30180
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Political Science

Political science | Public Policy | Regulation | European Studies | Research Design |

64 42 0.656 144 101 0.701 22914 6585 0.287
301 13649 15060 30297
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Theory | Social Theory | Philosophy of Social Science | History of Political Thought | British Politics |

64 41 0.641 180 121 0.672 20223 7540 0.373
720 14052 15518 31388
United States Harvard University Harvard University Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative politics | comparative political economy | institutional analysis |

63 39 0.619 132 77 0.583 73861 20350 0.276
132 14069 15536 31418
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Political Science

International Relations | European Union | Qualitative Methods | Democratic Theory | Sociology of Opera and Music |

63 37 0.587 115 72 0.626 43999 9522 0.216
226 14086 15553 31455
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Political Science

comparative politics | political parties | elections |

63 35 0.556 120 76 0.633 32623 9100 0.279
240 14663 16205 32992
United States Duke University Duke University Social Sciences / Political Science

Duke University Department of Political Science and School of Law |

62 30 0.484 133 70 0.526 38813 7616 0.196
329 14665 16207 32999
United States University of Michigan University of Michigan Social Sciences / Political Science

62 34 0.548 87 63 0.724 36877 7845 0.213
482 14670 16212 33007
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Political Science

62 36 0.581 147 83 0.565 35972 10132 0.282

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483 14672 16214 33010
United States Stanford University Stanford University Social Sciences / Political Science

American Politics | legislative behavior | electoral behavior |

62 31 0.500 126 61 0.484 35305 7008 0.198
2 82 11223 33062
Russia Steklov Mathematical Institute Russian Academy of Sciences Steklov Mathematical Institute Russian Academy of Sciences Social Sciences / Political Science

история | антропология | этнология | политология | этничность |

62 31 0.500 274 99 0.361 27489 7547 0.275
163 14860 16421 33452
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Political Science

American politics | public opinion | World War II history |

62 28 0.452 136 59 0.434 17224 2994 0.174
30 14951 16525 33691
United States Georgetown University Georgetown University Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Sociology |

62 27 0.435 190 72 0.379 15413 3077 0.200
55 14954 16528 33696
United States Indiana University Bloomington Indiana University Bloomington Social Sciences / Political Science

international relations | international security | international conflict | political science | international political economy |

62 31 0.500 175 91 0.520 15399 3864 0.251
150 15297 16905 34638
United States University of North Carolina Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | public policy | race and ethnic politics | criminal justice |

61 42 0.689 134 97 0.724 36458 12669 0.347
5 1529 11803 34657
Germany Leuphana Universität Lüneburg Leuphana Universität Lüneburg Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Political Behavior | Public Opinion | Political Sociology |

61 46 0.754 147 96 0.653 33182 13791 0.416
165 15324 16934 34693
United States New York University New York University Social Sciences / Political Science

Government formation | party competition | text analysis | agent based modeling |

61 35 0.574 135 70 0.519 27971 6047 0.216
9 3109 11835 34746
United Kingdom Open University UK Open University UK Social Sciences / Political Science

Environmental Studies | International Studies | Development | Citizenship | Political Participation |

61 34 0.557 236 112 0.475 24544 6267 0.255
4 327 11960 35102
Denmark Copenhagen Business School Copenhagen Business School Social Sciences / Political Science

International Political Economy | Global Value Chains | Transnational Governance | Political Economy of Development | Sustainability |

61 42 0.689 107 82 0.766 17053 7250 0.425
90 1046 12332 36153
Netherlands University of Amsterdam University of Amsterdam Social Sciences / Political Science

political communication | social movements | comparative politics |

61 53 0.869 133 120 0.902 11888 7751 0.652
342 15978 17682 36394
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Political Science

American politics | political methodology | public opinion | comparative politics of post-communist countries |

60 34 0.567 131 62 0.473 42235 11375 0.269
104 16033 17741 36497
United States University of Virginia University of Virginia Social Sciences / Political Science

experimental economics | behavioral game theory | auctions |

60 35 0.583 159 80 0.503 26242 6920 0.264
318 16080 17789 36585
United States Columbia University New York Columbia University New York Social Sciences / Political Science

American Politics | Elections | Public Opinion | Political Methodology |

60 33 0.550 112 63 0.563 22874 4546 0.199
328 16339 18085 37193
United States University of California San Diego University of California San Diego Social Sciences / Political Science

Mexican politics and development | immigration and refugee policy |

60 23 0.383 121 47 0.388 14891 2410 0.162
164 16744 18553 38333
United States University of Chicago University of Chicago Social Sciences / Political Science

IR Theory |

59 37 0.627 126 80 0.635 45135 15224 0.337
1 1899 2053 38339
Australia Melbourne Business School Melbourne Business School Social Sciences / Political Science

conflict management and negotiations | group processes and team effectiveness | research methodology | workplace diversity | politic |

59 42 0.712 122 88 0.721 40910 13445 0.329
96 16796 18611 38434
United States Boston University Boston University Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | Europe | France | discursive institutionalism |

59 40 0.678 144 87 0.604 26918 9816 0.365
134 16827 18643 38498
United States University of California Santa Barbara University of California Santa Barbara Social Sciences / Political Science

Political behavior |

59 31 0.525 111 54 0.486 23277 4711 0.202
150 16836 18653 38513
United States University of Maryland University of Maryland Social Sciences / Political Science

Political science | trust | corruption | social capital | Congress |

59 36 0.610 132 67 0.508 22765 7399 0.325
176 3435 13122 38551
United Kingdom King's College London King's College London Social Sciences / Political Science

relations internationales | sécurité | international political sociology |

59 37 0.627 194 109 0.562 21467 7900 0.368
166 1110 13148 38624
Netherlands Utrecht University Utrecht University Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | crisis management | political leadership | public leadership | crisis leadership |

59 41 0.695 139 97 0.698 19618 8546 0.436
168 1822 18759 38731
Canada McGill University McGill University Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | social capital | political participation | diversity | political consumerism |

59 39 0.661 111 79 0.712 17990 6278 0.349
7 1695 13261 38956
Italy European University Institute European University Institute Social Sciences / Political Science

Political theory | comparative political science | citizenship studies | migration studies |

59 34 0.576 163 90 0.552 15642 4969 0.318
361 17486 19388 40264
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Political Science

58 44 0.759 198 140 0.707 40775 20295 0.498
36 3574 13757 40344
United Kingdom London School of Economics and Political Science London School of Economics and Political Science Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | comparative politics | European politics | European Union | electoral systems |

58 35 0.603 132 75 0.568 26381 6389 0.242
341 3602 13831 40566
United Kingdom University College London University College London Social Sciences / Political Science

Political theory | legal theory | political philosophy | democratic theory | European Union |

58 32 0.552 152 83 0.546 18739 5794 0.309
101 750 13932 40873
Switzerland Universität Zürich Universität Zürich Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Communication | Journalism | Comparative Research |

58 46 0.793 143 103 0.720 15490 8635 0.557
21 132 4244 40933
Iran Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran University of Medical Sciences Social Sciences / Political Science

Policy Analysis | Health Systems | Health Financing | Quality Improvement | Provider Behavior Change |

58 46 0.793 243 201 0.827 15164 9951 0.656
7 1842 14034 41145
Germany Universität Mannheim Universität Mannheim Social Sciences / Political Science

European Studies | civil society | lobbying | democracy |

58 20 0.345 136 43 0.316 14050 1897 0.135
194 768 14231 41708
Switzerland Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Social Sciences / Political Science

political science | international relations | environment | globalization | trade |

58 45 0.776 159 116 0.730 11959 5943 0.497
8 1871 14258 41764
Germany Universität Mannheim Universität Mannheim Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science |

58 28 0.483 171 74 0.433 11789 2975 0.252
84 18320 20328 42351
United States University of Georgia University of Georgia Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative Politics | Political Science | Populism | Political Parties |

57 50 0.877 113 81 0.717 37381 25007 0.669
49 774 14465 42389
Switzerland Universität Basel Universität Basel Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Economics | Public Economics | Law & Economics | Economics and Psychology |

57 39 0.684 103 79 0.767 30682 8782 0.286
166 18356 20366 42425
United States Princeton University Princeton University Social Sciences / Political Science

political economy | political science | international relations |

57 44 0.772 111 80 0.721 25949 7027 0.271

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12 3756 14489 42457
United Kingdom University of Essex University of Essex Social Sciences / Political Science

Conflict | international relations | democratization | statistical methods | political science |

57 46 0.807 110 80 0.727 24114 9192 0.381
190 18469 20487 42644
United States New York University New York University Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Game Theory | Social Choice Theory | Voting | Fair Division |

57 28 0.491 202 69 0.342 18258 3349 0.183
9 1917 14665 43004
Germany Universität Mannheim Universität Mannheim Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative Politics | Political Behaviour | Political Culture |

57 31 0.544 139 75 0.540 14623 4512 0.309
389 19112 21232 44502
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Political Science

American Politics | Comparative Politics |

56 39 0.696 94 62 0.660 60888 16357 0.269
108 3999 15466 45202
United Kingdom University of Birmingham University of Birmingham Social Sciences / Political Science

NATO |

56 38 0.679 127 96 0.756 14481 8622 0.595
4 70 16095 46927
Hungary Central European University Budapest Central European University Budapest Social Sciences / Political Science

history philosophy political science |

55 28 0.509 168 60 0.357 26284 4721 0.180
407 20084 22321 47029
United States University of California Berkeley University of California Berkeley Social Sciences / Political Science

Political Science | Public Policy |

55 31 0.564 114 53 0.465 20793 5019 0.241
80 457 16154 47155
Belgium Université Catholique de Louvain Université Catholique de Louvain Social Sciences / Political Science

Political philosophy | Economic & social ethics | European Union |

55 30 0.545 170 75 0.441 17902 5155 0.288
224 20242 22496 47396
United States Pennsylvania State University Pennsylvania State University Social Sciences / Political Science

civic engagement | deliberative democracy | democratic theory | group communication | political communication |

55 39 0.709 121 91 0.752 14963 5695 0.381
210 2274 22704 47875
Canada McGill University McGill University Social Sciences / Political Science

Comparative Public Policy | Social Policy | Equalization | Canadian Politics | Federalism |

55 42 0.764 157 122 0.777 12581 6771 0.538