University of JyvaskylaUniversity


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Foundation: 1934

Mission: We are a university with social impact

Vision: We are one of the world's leading research universities in the study of learning, wellbeing and basic natural phenomena, reshaping competence to build a sustainable society.


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 +1954th736th649th61st1316th15th
Arts and Humanities +330th142nd105th15th291st4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3423rd1200th1092nd79th2423rd19th
Business, Management and Accounting 284th110th62nd18th199th7th
Chemistry 1815th648th547th46th1217th14th
Computer Science 1259th411th326th32nd855th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1505th532nd453rd45th946th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 665th253rd194th29th437th7th
Energy 941st248th202nd28th533rd8th
Engineering +1322nd449th359th39th884th9th
Environmental Science 1708th540th448th60th1008th15th
Mathematics 1568th521st443rd44th1001st12th
Medicine +2603rd920th804th69th1849th17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1007th323rd278th21st705th6th
Physics and Astronomy 1618th607th524th40th1103rd9th
Psychology 265th94th60th12th241st2nd
Social Sciences +277th91st61st12th219th3rd

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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  • Universities
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  • Non-Profit
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