Top Countries Rankings 2022

Top Countries in Europe 2022

As described in the university ranking section, it is not easy to obtain and standardize data from about 12,000 universities for the country ranking. Therefore, we based our ranking system on the number of meritorious scientists. Four criteria are used to rank the countries. The first one is the number of scientists in the top 10,000 list. The second criterion is the number of scientists in the top 100,000 list. The third one is the number of scientists listed in the AD Scientific Index. In the case of equalities after applying all these three criteria, the world rank of the meritorious scientist of that country is used.

Total 333.745 scientist, 54 country, 3.362 university

AD Scientific Index - Country Rankings 2022 Top 10,000 Number of scientists in Country Top 100,000 Number of scientists in Country
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1 2 United Kingdom 6 University of Oxford University of Oxford 20 George Davey Smith 232 51340
Top 10000
940 9 0 5 12 4 58 1 0 196 161 62 432 8306 121 13 175 161 48 919 16 25 1098 1177 492 4061
2 4 Germany 98 Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg Ruprecht Karls Universität Heidelberg 93 Ivor Fleck i 415 36085
Top 10000
432 8 0 3 0 0 33 0 0 71 111 13 193 4431 90 2 62 28 15 527 4 1 438 858 174 2232
3 6 Italy 70 Università degli Studi di Padova Università degli Studi di Padova 67 Enrico Tassi i 121 30852
Top 10000
289 2 0 1 0 0 12 0 0 95 90 4 85 4379 67 2 27 35 1 509 0 1 1149 874 81 1633
4 8 Switzerland 30 Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich 11 Michael Graetzel 69 9341
Top 10000
191 8 0 0 1 0 43 0 0 28 52 5 54 1547 32 0 24 16 2 292 0 1 173 358 61 588
5 9 Netherlands 86 Utrecht University Utrecht University 106 Hans Clevers 54 11612
Top 10000
178 4 0 0 1 2 12 0 0 29 31 17 82 1943 74 1 45 29 17 176 3 0 163 215 119 1101
6 10 Spain 140 Universitat de Barcelona Universitat de Barcelona 24 Alberto Ruiz Jimeno i 191 29236
Top 10000
168 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 32 0 130 2766 24 1 12 10 4 87 0 0 85 280 32 2231
7 11 France 87 INSERM INSERM 19 Fairouz Malek i 350 28688
Top 10000
141 0 0 1 1 0 9 0 0 12 35 2 81 2786 33 1 19 22 1 305 0 0 171 402 30 1802
8 12 Sweden 43 Karolinska Institute Karolinska Institute 176 Bengt Lund Jensen i 45 12422
Top 10000
135 0 0 1 2 0 9 0 0 36 23 3 61 1564 53 0 19 17 4 230 2 0 260 277 43 659
9 15 Belgium 66 Catholic University of Leuven Catholic University of Leuven 161 Giacomo Bruno i 50 5395
Top 5000
89 3 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 11 26 1 39 982 29 0 18 14 6 137 0 0 117 190 46 425
10 16 Denmark 80 University of Copenhagen University of Copenhagen 31 Matthias Mann 32 6425
Top 5000
83 2 0 2 0 0 14 0 0 9 9 0 47 1006 26 1 31 8 0 145 0 0 103 171 7 514
11 22 Austria 202 Medizinische Universität Wien Medizinische Universität Wien 369 Wolfgang Waltenberger i 72 4377
Top 5000
47 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 13 11 0 16 618 8 0 8 11 3 67 1 0 96 141 20 263
12 23 Greece 78 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 89 Yorgos Tsipolitis i 59 7591
Top 10000
46 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 13 19 0 9 716 9 0 5 5 2 137 0 0 199 104 4 251
13 24 Türkiye 549 Koç University Koç University 151 Hatice Duran Yıldız i 246 25132
Top 10000
42 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 35 0 0 429 11 2 4 6 16 100 1 1 128 140 13 7
14 25 Finland 109 University of Helsinki University of Helsinki 13 Jaakko Tuomilehto i 43 5020
Top 5000
41 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 10 1 21 588 22 1 15 1 9 78 1 0 60 96 25 280
15 26 Norway 112 University of Oslo University of Oslo 421 Are Strandlie i 47 5672
Top 5000
40 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7 11 2 18 689 15 0 13 7 4 72 0 0 87 91 30 370
16 27 Russia 170 Novosibirsk State University Novosibirsk State University 147 Fedor Prokoshin i 365 20003
Top 10000
39 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 22 1 11 317 12 0 1 23 7 26 0 5 9 92 15 127
17 28 Ireland 201 Trinity College Dublin Trinity College Dublin 135 Martin Grunewald i 39 4130
Top 5000
38 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 8 4 1 19 461 4 0 11 7 1 68 0 0 78 75 13 204
18 35 Hungary 272 Eötvös Loránd University Budapest Eötvös Loránd University Budapest 180 Gábor I Veres i 45 3235
Top 5000
18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 7 223 5 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 35 61 5 107
19 36 Poland 566 Warsaw University of Technology Warsaw University of Technology 539 Ponikowski P 125 8732
Top 10000
17 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 6 0 6 212 1 0 3 2 0 26 0 0 17 70 2 91
20 38 Romania 303 Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering 184 Mihai Caprini i 67 2536
Top 3000
13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 11 54 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 1 46
21 40 Portugal 511 Universidade do Minho Universidade do Minho 388 Antonio Amorim i 87 3772
Top 5000
10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 173 2 0 1 1 0 10 0 0 3 6 5 145
22 43 Croatia 784 University of Rijeka University of Rijeka 481 Vuko Brigljevic i 28 1030
Top 2000
8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 3 25 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 7 0 12
23 44 Estonia 441 University of Tartu University of Tartu 513 Mario Kadastik i 8 528
Top 1000
6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 66 6 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 13 13 3 24
24 49 Czech Republic 869 Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 2164 Petr Pyšek 39 3133
Top 5000
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 120 7 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 7 28 0 67
25 50 Slovenia 816 University of Nova Gorica University of Nova Gorica 464 Marko Mikuz i 17 1089
Top 2000
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 63 2 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 8 17 2 21
26 52 Cyprus 466 University of Cyprus University of Cyprus 262 Jehad Mousa i 17 771
Top 1000
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 59 1 0 3 2 1 13 0 0 8 13 2 16
27 54 Iceland 534 University of Iceland University of Iceland 2517 Guðlaugur Jóhannesson i 8 557
Top 1000
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 41 3 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 3 10 4 9
28 56 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus 578 Near East University Near East University 371 İsa Dumanoğlu i 9 335
Top 500
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 18 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 3 6 1 0
29 59 Belarus 766 Belarusian State University Belarusian State University 339 Juan Suarez Gonzalez i 38 1495
Top 2000
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 9 0 0
30 60 Luxembourg 895 Université du Luxembourg Université du Luxembourg 7837 Björn Ottersten 7 506
Top 500
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 0 0 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 8 1 19
31 62 Ukraine 1238 Institute of Nuclear Research National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Institute of Nuclear Research National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine 2326 V. Pugatch 146 4553
Top 5000
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 34 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 4 10 0 14
32 63 Slovakia 1101 Comenius University in Bratislava Comenius University in Bratislava 1831 Branislav Sitar i 21 1318
Top 2000
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 32 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 22
33 65 Bulgaria 1040 Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski Sofia University St Kliment Ohridski 785 Venelin Kozhuharov i 42 1233
Top 2000
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 9 0 16
34 67 Lithuania 1196 Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Vilnius Gediminas Technical University 3412 Edmundas Kazimieras Zavadskas 16 576
Top 1000
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 5 0 8
35 77 Georgia 1270 Ilia State University Ilia State University 9830 Ozgur Kisi 34 306
Top 500
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 2
36 78 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1347 University of Banja Luka University of Banja Luka 4082 Olja Dordic i 24 794
Top 1000
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1
37 81 Serbia 1598 University of Belgrade University of Belgrade 11818 Petar Seferovic 31 1862
Top 2000
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 3 5 2 10
38 92 Malta 1817 University of Malta University of Malta 32697 Georgios N. Yannakakis 7 329
Top 500
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
39 101 Latvia 2413 University of Latvia University of Latvia 60160 Andris Ambainis 19 240
Top 500
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
40 103 Moldova 2964 Technical University of Moldova Technical University of Moldova 32763 Oleg Lupan 18 273
Top 500
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
41 105 Kosovo 3585 University of Prishtina University of Prishtina 52769 Dragan Popović 13 343
Top 500
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
42 111 Montenegro 3066 University of Montenegro University of Montenegro 21279 Natasa Raicevic 4 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
43 116 North Macedonia 4030 University Goce Delcev Stip University Goce Delcev Stip 62540 Rubin Gulaboski 11 375
Top 500
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
44 122 Liechtenstein 3620 Universität Liechtenstein Universität Liechtenstein 25168 Jan Vom Brocke 2 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
45 128 Gibraltar 3929 University of Gibraltar University of Gibraltar 84112 Daniella Tilbury 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
48 142 Albania 7740 Polytechnic University of Tirana / Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës Polytechnic University of Tirana / Universiteti Politeknik i Tiranës 298874 Evjola Spaho 22 304
Top 500
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
46 145 Faroe Islands 5498 University of the Faroe Islands University of the Faroe Islands 149682 Hans Georg Beyer 2 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
49 168 Monaco 8390 International University of Monaco International University of Monaco 204552 Philipp 'Phil' Klaus 1 107
Top 200
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
47 177 San Marino 6161 Universita degli Studi della Repubblica di San Marino Universita degli Studi della Repubblica di San Marino 137926 Michele Bacciocchi 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
50 197 Andorra 11701 Universitat d'Andorra Universitat d'Andorra 846231 Virginia Larraz 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
51 207 Isle of Man 15038 University College Isle of Man University College Isle of Man 720256 Vahab Iranmanesh 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0