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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 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 79th27th27th2nd60th1st
Arts and Humanities 53rd16th16th1st48th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 194th57th53rd5th161st1st
Business, Management and Accounting 277th116th115th22nd220th8th
Chemistry 349th128th122nd9th281st1st
Computer Science 305th108th102nd16th217th5th
Dentistry 101st41st38th7th78th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 195th74th71st9th138th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 215th93rd90th12th171st2nd
Energy 405th176th176th23rd294th6th
Engineering 325th123rd119th17th234th5th
Environmental Science 194th63rd61st9th122nd2nd
Mathematics 286th121st118th14th206th5th
Medicine 181st53rd50th8th160th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 131st30th30th3rd93rd1st
Physics and Astronomy 299th119th115th13th236th2nd
Psychology 101st30th27th4th97th1st
Social Sciences 68th21st20th3rd56th1st
Veterinary 95th30th26th4th69th1st

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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