Queen's University Belfast: Rankings

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Queen's University Belfast ranked 28th in the United Kingdom and 275th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got TOP 50% in 222 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for Queen's University Belfast is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 57,902 publications and 1,838,943 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 169 notable alumni .

RankRanking
#275 of 14,160In the World
#102 of 2,789In Europe
#28 of 163In the United Kingdom
#1 of 2In Northern Ireland
#23 of 1,036For Human Rights Law
#47 of 1,023For Archaeology
#68 of 1,024For Genealogy
#339 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#333 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence
Top50%For 219 other topics

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Medicine

Queen's University Belfast ranked 25th for Medicine in the United Kingdom and 277th in the World with 15,461 publications made and 568,025 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Health Science, Surgery, Immunology, Pathology.

RankRanking
#25 of 133In the United Kingdom
#95 of 1,028In Europe
#277 of 4,839In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990167162
1991175185
1992183180
1993184213
1994184233
1995201302
1996229418
1997212388
1998204485
1999245640
2000238546
2001246681
2002207584
20032311073
2004257974
20053151220
2006273871
20073961812
20083681844
20094401769
20104542035
20115373182
20125623548
20135793881
20146193608
20157307003
20167384963
20178545445
20188374164
20199684174
2020114711295

Biology

Queen's University Belfast ranked 26th for Biology in the United Kingdom and 293rd in the World with 11,482 publications made and 527,631 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Genetics.

RankRanking
#26 of 123In the United Kingdom
#105 of 958In Europe
#293 of 4,578In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
1990131122
1991118217
1992142182
1993127163
1994135194
1995148263
1996147256
1997149616
1998164453
1999176695
2000199733
2001182723
2002190679
20031971330
20042231095
20052461380
2006245971
20073161572
20083091984
20093501870
20103981873
20114063178
20124252452
20134634516
20144503429
20155223172
20165063487
20175653871
20185052983
20195742715
20206449059

Engineering

Queen's University Belfast ranked 24th for Engineering in the United Kingdom and 291st in the World with 10,103 publications made and 275,403 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Automation and Control engineering, Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#24 of 123In the United Kingdom
#74 of 1,147In Europe
#291 of 4,716In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19907835
19918728
19928455
19938338
199411066
199511085
1996143110
1997156326
1998169162
1999173206
2000177270
2001189316
2002187512
2003242980
2004238520
2005289862
2006270777
20073461127
20083541262
20093771073
20104141064
20113961275
20124491460
20133901556
20144561391
20154652162
20164672805
20174602829
20184111919
20194481986
20205572888

Physics

Queen's University Belfast ranked 21st for Physics in the United Kingdom and 259th in the World with 10,000 publications made and 342,731 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Atomic and Molecular physics, Astrophysics and Astronomy, Optical Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics.

RankRanking
#21 of 105In the United Kingdom
#85 of 978In Europe
#259 of 4,160In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905525
19917835
19928663
19938547
19949559
1995107121
1996166187
1997192530
1998185232
1999172203
2000200342
2001216404
2002227544
2003244980
2004248640
2005288937
2006271907
20073611243
20083771535
20093791364
20103861140
20113531538
20124321636
20133402129
20144031829
20154132056
20164302291
20174353768
20184072937
20193941760
20204802434

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Queen's University Belfast ranked 35th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in the United Kingdom and 200th in the World with 9,649 publications made and 231,646 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Sociology, Political Science, History, Law.

RankRanking
#35 of 142In the United Kingdom
#64 of 1,158In Europe
#200 of 5,152In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19905437
19917551
19927883
19939268
19949374
1995108109
1996126167
1997132170
1998162166
1999146188
2000182478
2001145270
2002144373
2003154414
2004213579
2005202640
2006243547
2007295930
2008280651
2009349953
20103391046
20113271229
20124481053
20134421719
20144592127
20154791877
20164811797
20174962387
20185461794
20195761668
20207071955

Chemistry

Queen's University Belfast ranked 21st for Chemistry in the United Kingdom and 285th in the World with 8,909 publications made and 332,127 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering.

RankRanking
#21 of 108In the United Kingdom
#89 of 995In Europe
#285 of 4,409In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19908762
19918151
199210993
19939198
1994138142
1995123146
1996161242
1997161356
1998151276
1999160326
2000209859
2001195561
2002188840
20031881267
2004231787
2005222927
2006214830
20072881367
20082961458
20092681118
20102681017
20113141200
20123141392
20133071367
20143101212
20153341552
20163221875
20173422222
20182981620
20193721497
20204201997

Computer Science

Queen's University Belfast ranked 35th for Computer Science in the United Kingdom and 385th in the World with 4,758 publications made and 126,700 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Bioinformatics and Computational biology, Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Computer Vision.

RankRanking
#35 of 130In the United Kingdom
#138 of 1,068In Europe
#385 of 4,494In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Computer Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19903113
19913198
19923732
19933612
19943614
1995328
19964143
19975087
19987261
19995168
20006863
200156133
20026695
200397219
2004114142
2005145189
2006155301
2007171249
2008167333
2009204490
2010213500
2011221644
2012182470
20132091600
20142321057
20152532112
20162531366
20172812046
20182621492
20192741612
20203231393

Environmental Science

Queen's University Belfast ranked 33rd for Environmental Science in the United Kingdom and 303rd in the World with 4,619 publications made and 178,106 citations received. Main research topics: Ecology, Geology, Geography and Cartography, Agricultural Science, Environmental Management.

RankRanking
#33 of 123In the United Kingdom
#103 of 951In Europe
#303 of 4,129In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19904753
19914362
19923943
19934446
19944156
199564108
19965269
199771127
199861117
199972127
200081271
200181230
200280252
2003108373
2004107569
200585233
2006109357
2007113512
2008115590
20091361654
2010140738
2011127638
2012184743
20132271238
20142021194
20152411234
2016213928
2017189819
2018193856
2019199943
20202541489

Psychology

Queen's University Belfast ranked 43rd for Psychology in the United Kingdom and 332nd in the World with 3,518 publications made and 114,494 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#43 of 135In the United Kingdom
#108 of 846In Europe
#332 of 3,753In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
19902626
199129126
19923156
19932622
19943162
19953957
19963044
199742105
19984759
199939101
200056168
200143116
200237137
200348134
200478335
200569281
2006101415
2007105472
200897405
2009141568
2010126485
2011130591
2012158665
2013180817
2014164712
2015175717
2016209789
20172211113
2018171823
2019214725
2020283525

Business

Queen's University Belfast ranked 53rd for Business in the United Kingdom and 379th in the World with 2,270 publications made and 67,504 citations received. Main research topics: Public Policy / Administration, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Project Management, Marketing, Finance.

RankRanking
#53 of 130In the United Kingdom
#131 of 1,028In Europe
#379 of 4,080In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Business Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199063
19911413
1992102
1993163
1994168
19952863
19962110
19973694
19982843
19993168
20004888
20013773
200240152
200353128
200456171
200562232
200665250
200791274
200882264
2009104403
201090255
201197282
2012109266
2013122296
2014111406
2015971323
2016131443
2017112414
2018114462
2019127343
2020132276

Economics

Queen's University Belfast ranked 44th for Economics in the United Kingdom and 300th in the World with 1,641 publications made and 33,316 citations received. Main research topics: Political Economy, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance.

RankRanking
#44 of 121In the United Kingdom
#110 of 803In Europe
#300 of 3,117In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199053
1991101
199251
1993813
1994139
19952218
1996184
19971844
19982325
19993027
20002834
20013977
200230104
20033675
200439108
20053988
20064282
200756130
200862209
200968142
201072136
201163149
201282260
201362210
201492237
201572213
201690117
201788149
201899310
201991158
2020101351

Art & Design

Queen's University Belfast ranked 44th for Art & Design in the United Kingdom and 278th in the World with 1,281 publications made and 12,037 citations received. Main research topics: Creative Writing, Art History, Literature, Multimedia, Aesthetics.

Please note that our approach to topical rankings is based on scientific outputs and therefore prefers institutions researching arts through computer science.

RankRanking
#44 of 134In the United Kingdom
#97 of 734In Europe
#278 of 2,801In the World

Queen's University Belfast
Art & Design Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199095
199191
1992145
199390
1994172
1995166
1996134
1997174
1998193
19992017
20002919
20011447
20021129
20032721
20042731
20052927
20063456
20074534
20084625
20095766
20105760
20115981
20125238
20136392
20144839
201566113
20168559
20175647
20187759
201963130
20207258

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Queen's University Belfast

SpecialityUnited KingdomEuropeWorld Rank
Math Teachers2957299
Statistics43163440
Mathematics42165444
Applied Mathematics43271677