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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 +1035th333rd277th34th687th9th
Arts and Humanities +340th146th105th16th303rd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1278th448th364th31st940th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 241st90th45th13th173rd4th
Chemistry 1118th365th288th26th722nd7th
Computer Science 845th289th235th24th583rd8th
Dentistry 138th51st36th8th97th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1332nd478th408th45th839th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 448th169th120th20th307th3rd
Energy 1272nd363rd313th34th724th9th
Engineering +1137th388th320th30th749th9th
Environmental Science 2281st751st655th81st1358th16th
Mathematics 1379th488th412th38th908th11th
Medicine +863rd298th227th27th626th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1519th491st426th37th1065th10th
Physics and Astronomy 1325th495th424th34th919th8th
Psychology 304th109th73rd11th276th3rd
Social Sciences +286th104th67th14th238th4th

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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