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 +92nd24th19th4th56th2nd
Arts and Humanities +48th15th9th2nd44th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 286th69th51st5th214th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 87th26th14th5th62nd3rd
Chemistry 1009th324th252nd23rd652nd6th
Computer Science 423rd127th93rd13th266th3rd
Dentistry 92nd34th23rd5th68th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +370th120th92nd10th225th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 123rd44th23rd3rd90th3rd
Energy 561st135th105th12th295th3rd
Engineering +603rd171st130th15th382nd3rd
Environmental Science 246th57th45th6th120th4th
Mathematics 647th223rd182nd17th425th5th
Medicine +155th39th31st4th129th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 557th153rd127th9th380th4th
Physics and Astronomy 683rd217th170th19th474th6th
Psychology 143rd43rd29th6th133rd2nd
Social Sciences +90th28th16th5th74th2nd
Veterinary 173rd53rd39th7th115th3rd

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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