University of Namibia: Rankings

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The University of Namibia ranked 1st in Namibia and 2839th in the World 2021 overall rankings, plus got ranked in 40 academic topics. EduRank's ranking for the University of Namibia is based on 3 factors: research performance (a proprietary algorithm evaluated 2,308 publications and 45,014 citations), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 6 notable alumni.

RankRanking
#2839 of 14,160In the World
#51 of 1,103In Africa
#1 of 3In Namibia
#1 of 3In Windhoek
#633 of 1,075For Mining Engineering
#761 of 1,026For Veterinary
#800 of 1,036For Human Rights Law
#3243 of 8,209For Alumni Impact
#4306 of 14,160For Non-academic Prominence

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Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Namibia and 1995th in the World with 611 publications made and 8,324 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Communications and Public Relations, Education Majors.

RankRanking
#1 of 2In Namibia
#60 of 267In Africa
#1995 of 5,152In the World

University of Namibia
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199012
199140
199230
199341
199451
199520
199610
199720
199828
199979
200075
200198
200251
200358
200431
20051262
20061090
200783
2008928
20091475
20101040
20112354
20123276
20134343
20143641
20154285
20165650
20174668
20185238
20194781
20207982
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Human Rights Law135800
International Law136857
Social Work131977
Communications and Public Relations1491290
Education Majors1371301
Political Science1501461
Sociology1481675
Demography1841721

Medicine

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Medicine in Namibia and 2198th in the World with 606 publications made and 6,739 citations received. Main research topics: Public Health, Nursing, Health Science, Healthcare Management (MHA), Family medicine.

RankRanking
#1 of 1In Namibia
#100 of 262In Africa
#2198 of 4,839In the World

University of Namibia
Medicine Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199811
199938
2000413
200121
200231
200342
200410
200546
200644
200710
200845
2009553
20101039
20111045
20122285
20133241
20143680
20155582
201672139
201782169
201856123
201968139
202093272
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Veterinary169761
Nursing137801
Social Work131977
Family medicine1591000
Public Health1721023
Healthcare Management (MHA)1561107
Health Science1561521

Environmental Science

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Environmental Science in Namibia and 1849th in the World with 495 publications made and 6,140 citations received. Main research topics: Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Agricultural Science, Geology, Environmental Management.

RankRanking
#1 of 2In Namibia
#89 of 244In Africa
#1849 of 4,129In the World

University of Namibia
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199100
1992210
199330
199421
199510
199620
199721
199826
1999313
200065
20011116
200221
200332
200454
200589
20061226
2007914
200831
2009734
20101427
20111130
20121417
20133443
20144155
20153244
201643147
20173597
20183489
201953198
20206599

Biology

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Biology in Namibia and 2541st in the World with 472 publications made and 6,399 citations received. Main research topics: Agricultural Science, Botany, Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

RankRanking
#1 of 2In Namibia
#113 of 264In Africa
#2541 of 4,578In the World

University of Namibia
Biology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199100
199231
199300
199411
199510
199600
199721
199816
199911
2000416
20011316
200231
200342
200451
2005614
20061116
200778
2008512
20091250
20102153
2011813
2012119
20132478
20143058
201538109
201630130
20174698
20183550
201955156
20206389
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Forestry164815
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation148936
Agricultural Science11021351
Botany1931765

Physics

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Physics in Namibia and 3025th in the World with 273 publications made and 25,258 citations received. Main research topics: Astrophysics and Astronomy, Materials Science.

RankRanking
#1 of 1In Namibia
#109 of 183In Africa
#3025 of 4,160In the World

University of Namibia
Physics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199320
199410
199500
199600
199700
199800
199900
200010
200100
2002110
200328
2004496
200514166
200611358
20078170
200815184
200919237
2010757
20111477
201215100
201318234
201422143
201517148
2016378
201723102
20182177
201927262
20202658
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Astrophysics and Astronomy116900
Materials Science11142974

Chemistry

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Chemistry in Namibia and 3031st in the World with 246 publications made and 3,080 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petrology and Geochemistry.

RankRanking
#1 of 1In Namibia
#124 of 235In Africa
#3031 of 4,409In the World

University of Namibia
Chemistry Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199914
200020
200130
2002210
200338
200400
200511
200668
200738
2008210
2009625
2010611
201144
2012514
2013155
20142132
201524101
20161343
20172040
20181746
20193481
202045121
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Petrology and Geochemistry158914
Materials Science11142974

Engineering

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Engineering in Namibia and 3343rd in the World with 194 publications made and 2,972 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Mining Engineering.

RankRanking
#1 of 2In Namibia
#132 of 235In Africa
#3343 of 4,716In the World

University of Namibia
Engineering Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
200030
200100
2002311
200317
2004114
200510
200625
200700
200800
200900
201042
201120
201231
20131494
20142021
201524108
2016926
20172354
20181948
20192792
20203460
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Mining Engineering131633
Materials Science11142974

Psychology

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Psychology in Namibia and 2201st in the World with 187 publications made and 3,509 citations received. Main research topics: Education Majors, Sexology, Social Work.

RankRanking
#1 of 1In Namibia
#55 of 118In Africa
#2201 of 3,753In the World

University of Namibia
Psychology Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199110
199210
199300
199411
199520
199600
199710
199800
199948
200000
200111
200211
200325
200400
200557
200621
200710
200855
2009657
2010220
2011936
20121332
20131729
201420100
20151821
20162764
2017117
2018812
2019145
2020144
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Sexology131748
Social Work131977
Education Majors1371301

Economics

The University of Namibia ranked 1st for Economics in Namibia and 1867th in the World with 164 publications made and 982 citations received. Main research topic: Development Studies.

RankRanking
#1 of 1In Namibia
#75 of 156In Africa
#1867 of 3,117In the World

University of Namibia
Economics Publications & Citations

YearPublicationsCitations
199220
199311
199400
199500
199600
199720
199810
199920
200023
200100
200200
200322
200400
200542
200612
200721
200810
200910
201041
201130
20121217
20131818
20141421
2015159
201687
2017105
201899
20191147
20202465
SpecialityNamibia rankAfrica rankWorld rank
Development Studies154936

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Namibia

SpecialityNamibiaAfricaWorld Rank
Business1942760
Mathematics11183111
Computer Science2943342