Aarhus University *University


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Foundation: 1928

Mission: Aarhus University is a comprehensive and research-intensive university that creates and shares knowledge.

Vision: Aarhus University strives to be a leading globally-oriented university with a strong engagement in the development of society.

History: international.au.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-28NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDDenmark
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +81st23rd24th3rd56th2nd
Arts and Humanities +80th27th26th4th69th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 216th63rd59th5th179th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 75th23rd23rd3rd56th2nd
Chemistry 430th201st195th16th353rd5th
Computer Science 332nd120th113th17th233rd5th
Dentistry 64th18th16th5th43rd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +232nd89th89th9th165th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 100th33rd32nd3rd79th3rd
Energy 287th104th101st15th194th3rd
Engineering +329th122nd119th16th234th5th
Environmental Science 136th33rd31st2nd78th2nd
Mathematics 411th196th191st25th323rd6th
Medicine +145th39th38th4th122nd3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 297th92nd91st7th230th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 351st143rd136th13th270th6th
Psychology 102nd31st28th4th97th1st
Social Sciences +90th26th25th6th74th2nd
Veterinary 124th43rd39th6th89th3rd

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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