Aalto UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 2010

Mission: Shaping the future: Science and art together with technology and business We are building competitive edge by combining knowledge from different disciplines to identify and solve complex challenges, and to educate future visionaries and experts.

Vision: An innovative society Breakthrough discoveries deeply integrated with design and business thinking enable systemic solutions and accelerate innovation.


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 Universities 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-28NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDFinland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 482nd261st256th28th420th5th
Arts and Humanities 259th118th115th16th231st3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 505th238th226th24th433rd6th
Business, Management and Accounting 15th5th5th2nd10th1st
Chemistry 412th178th171st17th341st3rd
Computer Science 86th18th16th1st44th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 301st148th147th16th235th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 180th74th71st9th143rd1st
Energy 165th37th34th5th86th1st
Engineering 147th30th28th5th84th2nd
Environmental Science 156th48th45th7th91st1st
Mathematics 119th35th32nd2nd74th2nd
Medicine 529th255th247th32nd480th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 590th291st287th31st497th10th
Physics and Astronomy 260th94th90th8th201st1st
Psychology 401st181st176th20th378th5th
Social Sciences 175th61st59th10th144th2nd

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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