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Foundation: 1995

Mission: Geneva Law on Health (FR) entrusts HUG with three main missions: Treatment and care: The HUG responds to the healthcare needs of a community of 500,000 people with additional patients from other regions of Switzerland and abroad; they handle some 80,000 emergencies per year; Teaching: In collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and professional schools, the HUG admits 600 physicians and 800 health professionals for training every year; Research: In close collaboration with the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine (FR), the HUG leads top-level medical research and actively contributes to progress in medicine through advanced research in medical and healthcare disciplines.

Vision: An institution’s vision is its path and intended destination. HUG’s consists of five strategic objectives: To excel for the patient; To give meaning to staff commitment; To work better together; To maintain HUG’s position in the Lake Geneva health network; To prepare for the future.

History: www.hug-ge.ch

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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 Health 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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +293rd74th186th4th
Arts and Humanities 1766th637th1312th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1189th413th875th20th
Chemistry 461st125th307th7th
Computer Science 1838th648th1213th25th
Dentistry 501st174th340th6th
Engineering +    
Medicine +501st161st372nd12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 907th268th635th14th
Psychology 634th257th562nd11th
Social Sciences +2236th729th1502nd26th

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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