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Foundation: 1842

Mission: The University Hospital Basel stands for the best medical treatment and patient-oriented care around the clock. The USB promotes innovation and is characterized by outstanding teaching and research.

Vision: The vision of the USB is: -Forward striving: We increase quality and patient satisfaction. -be a role model: We are nationally leading and internationally respected as a treatment, research and educational institution in defined medical specialties. -To be elected: We are the hospital of choice for all patients in north-western Switzerland in medically complex situations. -Working together: Together with partners, we develop skills and services for the benefit of patients. -To be attractive: We are the most attractive employer in the regional healthcare market. -Work sustainably: We work sustainably, economically and act according to ethical principles.


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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 Health 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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 542nd270th469th20th
Chemistry 488th238th411th23rd
Mathematics 623rd386th525th25th
Medicine 379th151st335th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 349th126th277th13th
Psychology 726th416th687th20th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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