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 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 588th343rd341st43rd523rd10th
Arts and Humanities 287th135th132nd17th255th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 779th489th478th67th702nd18th
Business, Management and Accounting 266th111th110th20th211th7th
Chemistry 625th357th352nd42nd544th13th
Computer Science 506th255th252nd31st407th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 400th207th205th29th331st6th
Energy 596th345th349th53rd481st13th
Engineering 444th221st217th26th347th7th
Environmental Science 482nd291st285th49th394th12th
Mathematics 477th257th258th32nd379th7th
Medicine 676th388th379th55th626th17th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 706th379th379th42nd611th11th
Physics and Astronomy 520th292nd289th35th449th9th
Psychology 177th66th62nd9th167th2nd
Social Sciences 243rd94th92nd15th202nd4th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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