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Foundation: 1970

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: To meet the challenges it has set itself both locally and internationally, the University of Nantes is re-inventing itself and in January 2020 will create a new university establishment with the Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire de Nantes (CHU), Centrale Nantes and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (Inserm).

History: www.univ-nantes.fr

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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-28OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 534th305th300th470th62nd
Arts and Humanities 491st289th286th453rd49th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 560th286th273rd487th49th
Business, Management and Accounting 507th235th235th407th21st
Chemistry 435th196th189th363rd40th
Computer Science 333rd122nd117th244th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 387th224th222nd319th78th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 490th256th261st408th39th
Energy 408th179th179th297th45th
Engineering 366th155th151st273rd27th
Environmental Science 496th302nd298th408th78th
Mathematics 429th216th216th333rd54th
Medicine 432nd186th177th385th29th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 484th213th208th397th30th
Physics and Astronomy 477th252nd248th406th54th
Psychology 789th455th452nd749th64th
Social Sciences 420th186th187th358th21st

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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