Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences *Government


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Foundation: 1808

Mission: As the forum, conscience, and voice of the arts and sciences in the Netherlands, the Academy promotes quality in science and scholarship and strives to ensure that Dutch scholars and scientists contribute to cultural, social and economic progress. As a research organisation, the Academy is responsible for a group of outstanding national research institutes. It promotes innovation and knowledge valorisation within these institutes and encourages them to cooperate with one another and with university research groups.

Vision: The Academy is the forum, voice, and conscience of science and scholarship in the Netherlands. Its institutes carry out research and manage collections regarded as top-ranking both in the Netherlands and abroad. Its activities are based on the conviction that knowledge and creativity are vital to wellbeing and prosperity


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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 Government 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-28OECDNetherlands
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +244th91st91st192nd6th
Arts and Humanities +362nd187th185th327th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 248th83rd77th208th13th
Business, Management and Accounting 731st369th379th594th16th
Chemistry 183rd46th44th132nd1st
Computer Science 618th351st342nd508th23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 480th253rd259th392nd15th
Environmental Science 301st122nd120th215th11th
Medicine +425th184th172nd362nd20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 422nd174th174th348th19th
Psychology 436th206th202nd406th19th
Social Sciences +563rd273rd274th478th21st

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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