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In total, 1,461 stays at 65 universities were registered in the Humanities and Social Sciences from 2007 to 2011. Of these 65 universities, it was possible to include 64 in the weighted rankings. 1,455 of the total number of 1,461 stays were undertaken at these 65 institutions.
The TOP 20 German universities were calculated on the basis of the largest number of researchers hosted per 100 professors. 1,144 of the research stays undertaken by Humboldt Guest Researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences took place at these universities.
|Weighted rankings:||weighting based on the number of researchers in relation to the number of professors per institution|
|Absolute rankings:||rankings based on the number of researchers|
|Number of guest researchers:||several stays at one and the same institution in the period under review are counted as one stay, several stays at different institutions are counted once per institution.|
|Weighting factor:||guest researchers per 100 C4/W3 professors|
|The classification refers to the researcher, not the host institute.|
|Institution||Number of guest researchers per institution||
As of: 1st April 2012
Only institutions with a weighting factor are included (64 of 65 institutions).
* The weighting factor refers to personal data provided by the Federal Statistical Office of Germany in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the university sector only.