Hanken School of EconomicsUniversity


Finland in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1909

Mission: The mission of Hanken is to create cutting-edge knowledge and educate responsible professionals for the global economy and changing society through research activities characterised by academic excellence and corporate world relevance. In the areas of strength in particular, the research conducted is cutting edge. research-based education that provides Hanken graduates and executive education participants with an ability to think analytically and critically and to act in a global environment characterised by continuous change embracing the statutory responsibility for educating business graduates fluent in Swedish, while simultaneously offering programmes for international students integrating social responsibility and sustainability in all activities embracing a high degree of internationalisation in spirit, content and actions All activities are characterised by high quality, integrity, openness, responsibility and efficiency.

Vision: Hanken is acknowledged as a Nordic business school with a distinctive research, teaching and learning environment promoting cutting-edge research, effective research-based education and the development of global competences for the benefit of its graduates, of the corporate world and of society at large, i.e. a Nordic benchmark for business schools world-wide, attracting top academics, students and business partners.

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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 Universities 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-27NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDFinland
Business, Management and Accounting 251st93rd47th14th179th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 634th251st186th31st438th8th
Energy 2681st705th696th60th1402nd14th
Engineering +      
Environmental Science 2564th817th740th88th1505th19th
Psychology 2277th764th655th83rd1737th19th
Social Sciences +1527th584th487th66th1098th15th

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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