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Foundation: 1640

Mission: Research, teaching and public engagement: the mission of the University of Helsinki is to produce research-based knowledge for the benefit of the whole world. Get to know us and join us in creating a better tomorrow!

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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 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-28NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDFinland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +82nd24th25th4th57th1st
Arts and Humanities +48th12th12th1st39th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 226th70th66th6th188th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 279th115th113th19th219th7th
Chemistry 402nd179th174th13th327th1st
Computer Science 365th141st135th19th263rd5th
Dentistry 138th48th43rd11th107th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +202nd72nd72nd6th139th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 200th76th74th9th147th1st
Energy 335th136th133rd17th236th4th
Engineering +312th113th110th15th219th5th
Environmental Science 168th45th44th6th102nd2nd
Mathematics 334th138th135th16th249th5th
Medicine +236th83rd76th12th199th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 157th35th33rd3rd108th1st
Physics and Astronomy 380th161st154th15th295th2nd
Psychology 101st30th27th3rd96th1st
Social Sciences +64th16th15th2nd54th1st
Veterinary 130th46th42nd7th93rd1st

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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