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Webometric published the 6.0 beta version of the TRANSPARENT RANKING: Top Universities by Citations in Top Google Scholar. In this classification, it does not use the institutional profiles of Google Scholar Citations (GSC), at the request of many universities.

Google Scholar Citations offers authors an easy way to track the citations of their articles. You can check who is citing your publications, chart citations over time, and calculate various citation metrics. You can also publish a profile to appear in Google Scholar results when someone searches for that name.

Number of classified institutions: 6.293 in last edition

Last update: 02-01-2019 | SAP

Access ranking: Top Universities by Google Scholar Citations

Position of the Universitat de València according to TRANSPARETN RAKING: Top Universities by Google Scholar Citations

Editión- Publication Positión in the world Positión in Europe Positión in Spain No. institutions No.citations
2019 99 23 1 6.293 496.994
2018  101 16 1 5.960 446.666

TOP10 by geographical area:

Area Position area University Position world
World 1 Harvard University 1
2 Stanford University 2
3 University of California Berkeley 3
4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 4
5 University of California San Diego 5
6 University of Cambridge 6
7 Boston University 7
8 University of Chicago 8
9 University College London 9
10 University of Oxford 10
Europa 1 University of Cambridge 6
2 University College London 9
3 University of Oxford 10
4 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne 17
5 Imperial College London 22
6 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens 26
7 King's College London 29
8 Queen Mary University of London 42
9 Radboud University 47
10 Lund University 50
Spain 1 Universitat de València 99
2 Universidad de Cantabria 161
3 Universidad de Granada 198
4 Universitat de Barcelona 201
5 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid 338
6 Universidad de Zaragoza 416
7 Universitat Pompeu Fabra 426
8 Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona 482
9 Universitat Rovira i Virgili 489
10 Universidad Politécnica de Valencia 505


The CSIC has published the tenth edition of the Ranking of scientists in Spain (I): From 1 to 5000,, a classification of Spanish researchers working in Spanish institutions according to their public profiles in Google Scholar Citations. The ranking includes 52,000 best profiles ranked according to index h in descending order and then by the total number of citations. Data were collected during the first week of June 2018.


In addition, the eighth edition of 2610 Highly Cited Researchers (h>100) according to their Google Scholar Citations public profiles, has been updated, this classification includes both living and deceased authors, ranked first by h-index in descending order and then by the total number of citations. The data for this edition were obtained during the first week of April 2018 from a BETA list of public profiles of the most cited researchers (index h above 100) according to their declared presence in the Google Scholar Citations database.




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