Academic Ranking of World Universities

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018
Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments is published today. University of Copenhagen in Denmark becomes No. 1 in the world for the first time, followed by Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and Deakin University in Australia.

In 2016, ShanghaiRanking published this ranking for the first time, adopting a unique methodology highlighting the performance of more than 300 universities with sport-related units. This ranking allows sport-related institutions and units to compare with similar peers other than with multi-disciplinary universities in a certain subject. Top 300 universities are published in this ranking based on the measurement of publication, citation, citations per publication, top 25% journals publications, and internationally collaborated publications. Among the top 300 universities of this year, 17 units are sport universities and 283 are universities with sport-related units. 41 universities have more than 1 sport-related institutions or units. The bibliometric data is collected from Web of Science database with a time window of five years. For more information about the methodology and indicators of the ranking, please visit www.shanghairanking.com.

The Top 10 Sport Science Schools and Departments include:

2018 Rank Country Unit Name
1 Denmark
University of Copenhagen
Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports
Institute of Sports Medicine
2 Norway
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
3 Australia
Deakin University
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Department of Physical Activity and Health
4 UK
Loughborough University
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
5 Australia
The University of Queensland
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
6 Denmark
University of Southern Denmark
Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics
7 Canada
The University of Calgary
Faculty of Kinesiology Sciences
8 Italy
Verona University
Faculty of Exercise and Sport Science
Sport, Mountains, and Health Research Center
9 UK
Liverpool John Moores University
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences
10 Belgium
Ghent University
Department of Movement and Sport Science

For full result of the ranking, please visit www.shanghairanking.com.

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy: ShanghaiRanking Consultancy is a fully independent organization dedicating to research on higher education intelligence and consultation. It has been the official publisher of the Academic Ranking of World Universities since 2009.

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