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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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 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-28OECDNetherlands
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 179th64th63rd145th5th
Arts and Humanities 414th221st215th376th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 240th74th69th194th12th
Business, Management and Accounting 797th425th437th665th17th
Chemistry 261st72nd69th199th7th
Computer Science 565th309th307th464th23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 556th295th307th466th15th
Environmental Science 282nd125th119th201st12th
Mathematics 420th208th208th325th14th
Medicine 445th197th188th397th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 544th254th250th452nd22nd
Psychology 465th221st216th435th22nd
Social Sciences 524th253rd254th448th19th

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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