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-27NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDDenmark
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +141st43rd35th5th95th2nd
Arts and Humanities +46th17th10th3rd43rd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 266th70th52nd6th197th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 93rd28th14th5th59th2nd
Chemistry 1039th344th268th26th716th6th
Computer Science 387th107th77th12th250th3rd
Dentistry 117th43rd32nd4th78th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +449th144th106th12th263rd3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 145th47th26th4th91st3rd
Energy 430th101st76th10th228th3rd
Engineering +461st120th85th14th289th3rd
Environmental Science 298th64th53rd8th141st4th
Mathematics 429th123rd97th11th262nd3rd
Medicine +153rd41st33rd4th126th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 664th205th168th14th460th4th
Physics and Astronomy 671st215th165th18th464th5th
Psychology 118th35th26th5th112th2nd
Social Sciences +105th32nd20th6th81st2nd
Veterinary 150th41st33rd3rd94th2nd

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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