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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 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 431st217th213th23rd371st4th
Arts and Humanities 318th151st146th21st285th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 490th228th216th20th419th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 231st95th94th17th181st4th
Chemistry 530th273rd265th30th451st8th
Computer Science 449th208th203rd26th352nd7th
Dentistry 90th36th33rd6th70th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 340th179th177th21st272nd6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 261st118th115th17th209th4th
Energy 388th161st161st21st277th5th
Engineering 452nd229th225th27th355th8th
Environmental Science 443rd254th248th38th356th9th
Mathematics 506th282nd283rd34th408th8th
Medicine 434th188th179th22nd387th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 586th288th284th30th493rd9th
Physics and Astronomy 545th315th313th37th474th10th
Psychology 297th126th117th15th282nd4th
Social Sciences 286th115th114th20th239th5th

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.

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