Christian-Albrechts-Universitat zu KielUniversity


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Foundation: 1665

Mission: Research and teaching that contributes towards peace, prosperity and maintaining a pluralistic, free society, and which addresses the challenges we are facing. They are based on strong disciplines. They require interdisciplinary collaboration. And they deal with transdisciplinary issues. We find solutions to today’s pressing problems and implement these together with stakeholders from society, industry and politics.

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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-27OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +882nd271st218th582nd59th
Arts and Humanities +518th220th163rd443rd30th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1123rd385th305th833rd97th
Business, Management and Accounting 1099th414th330th762nd59th
Chemistry 1750th622nd524th1138th135th
Computer Science 1418th509th419th970th96th
Dentistry 272nd101st82nd193rd19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +730th259th204th463rd41st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 466th179th130th322nd26th
Energy 664th172nd140th358th34th
Engineering +935th299th240th605th43rd
Environmental Science 1816th616th512th1099th96th
Mathematics 1211th427th354th796th86th
Medicine +780th265th197th566th52nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 806th234th198th558th45th
Physics and Astronomy 1123rd417th344th791st96th
Psychology 972nd399th295th833rd71st
Social Sciences +644th263rd192nd511th36th
Veterinary 871st220th219th527th23rd

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?

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