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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-27NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDFinland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +112th31st26th5th72nd1st
Arts and Humanities +46th14th8th1st42nd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 318th81st59th8th238th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 274th100th55th17th199th7th
Chemistry 926th291st229th21st598th6th
Computer Science 513th160th121st15th338th5th
Dentistry 142nd52nd37th9th99th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +281st79th58th4th162nd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 221st83rd52nd9th156th1st
Energy 600th144th113th14th314th3rd
Engineering +447th122nd90th12th270th4th
Environmental Science 251st60th47th7th124th1st
Mathematics 627th217th174th16th409th6th
Medicine +283rd83rd62nd11th221st1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 177th39th31st4th110th1st
Physics and Astronomy 753rd252nd200th22nd527th5th
Psychology 102nd30th20th3rd96th1st
Social Sciences +49th11th5th1st39th1st
Veterinary 118th36th29th3rd77th1st

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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  • Health
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  • Companies
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