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 area

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 92nd30th30th5th68th2nd
Arts and Humanities 74th26th25th4th67th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 239th73rd68th7th193rd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 56th21st21st4th42nd2nd
Chemistry 410th176th169th16th339th5th
Computer Science 331st121st115th18th242nd5th
Dentistry 56th19th16th5th41st2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 176th63rd60th7th122nd2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 98th31st31st4th76th3rd
Energy 273rd87th87th10th179th3rd
Engineering 339th134th130th19th247th4th
Environmental Science 141st41st38th5th80th4th
Mathematics 393rd183rd183rd21st298th5th
Medicine 133rd37th37th4th121st3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 272nd87th81st9th212th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 340th148th143rd16th275th6th
Psychology 80th24th22nd3rd79th1st
Social Sciences 90th28th27th6th75th2nd
Veterinary 105th35th31st7th79th4th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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