University of VaasaUniversity


Finland in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1968

Mission: The mission of the University of Vaasa is energising business and society.

Vision: The University of Vaasa is a business-oriented, multidisciplinary, international university.


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
Arts and Humanities 1035th461st347th46th850th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 300th116th66th21st221st9th
Computer Science 1664th592nd502nd48th1122nd10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 457th173rd124th22nd314th4th
Energy 1029th290th240th27th576th7th
Engineering +1545th544th464th42nd1007th11th
Environmental Science 1946th660th559th71st1175th13th
Mathematics 1467th523rd444th40th966th12th
Psychology 1084th445th330th43rd918th14th
Social Sciences +1842nd660th565th77th1288th19th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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