Aalborg University *University


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Foundation: 1974

Mission: AAU contributes to the knowledge build-up of the global society as well as to the development of the prosperity, welfare and culture of Danish society. This is accomplished through research, research based education, public sector services and knowledge collaboration. We are educating students for the future and are basing our activities on a dynamic and transformative collaboration with our local communities. Our employees embrace all academic fields and take a holistic approach which challenges existing paradigms and creates robust, research based solutions to the complex challenges of society.

Vision: We act and are recognised as a university with a distinct profile and well-documented quality in all of our activities. We are internationally recognised for excellence in research with a problem and solution oriented perspective. We educate students for the society of the future. We implement our basic principles of problem and project based learning, and the university is internationally acclaimed for the documented results of this learning method. We are an attractive collaboration partner for private companies and public authorities and institutions, and our carefully selected knowledge-sharing partnerships are based on mutuality and a shared focus.

History: www.en.aau.dk

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Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDDenmark
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2012th636th582nd54th1305th9th
Arts and Humanities +339th145th104th15th302nd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2582nd950th826th61st1881st12th
Business, Management and Accounting 217th81st38th9th157th4th
Chemistry 1903rd683rd584th44th1240th10th
Computer Science 163rd30th20th3rd83rd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1624th570th501st54th1009th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 452nd171st122nd21st309th6th
Energy 41st3rd3rd1st8th1st
Engineering +120th18th12th3rd51st1st
Environmental Science 614th194th143rd21st339th7th
Mathematics 185th49th38th5th100th2nd
Medicine +1179th413th331st33rd850th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2219th676th621st51st1464th11th
Physics and Astronomy 760th256th204th24th533rd7th
Psychology 810th338th243rd32nd704th6th
Social Sciences +218th72nd43rd10th178th3rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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