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Foundation: 1920

Mission: The University of Turku is an internationally competitive science university whose operations are based on high-quality, multidisciplinary research. We promote education and free science and provide higher education that is based on research. The University is part of the international academic community. We collaborate closely with the Finnish society and participate actively in the development of our region.

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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 +1300th509th423rd37th901st8th
Arts and Humanities +287th125th92nd13th257th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1023rd343rd270th26th766th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 275th105th59th16th193rd5th
Chemistry 1060th350th275th28th730th7th
Computer Science 821st253rd203rd17th561st5th
Dentistry 128th47th36th7th86th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1873rd648th570th57th1162nd14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 580th214th163rd26th377th5th
Energy 2421st635th606th57th1280th13th
Engineering +961st290th220th27th633rd6th
Environmental Science 1877th596th499th65th1100th17th
Mathematics 1373rd455th377th35th891st10th
Medicine +795th273rd205th25th589th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1359th445th387th30th948th8th
Physics and Astronomy 1278th468th390th34th885th7th
Psychology 326th116th80th14th295th3rd
Social Sciences +290th99th65th13th228th4th

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.

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