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 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-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 442nd226th223rd382nd58th
Arts and Humanities 371st186th180th336th27th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 469th213th201st400th64th
Business, Management and Accounting 603rd296th296th486th51st
Chemistry 555th296th288th476th106th
Computer Science 552nd296th294th451st84th
Dentistry 97th40th37th76th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 336th177th175th270th43rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 288th135th134th235th20th
Energy 473rd239th239th360th59th
Engineering 424th203rd199th327th56th
Environmental Science 434th246th240th347th64th
Mathematics 578th346th351st480th110th
Medicine 400th166th156th355th44th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 627th319th314th532nd75th
Physics and Astronomy 472nd249th245th401st73rd
Psychology 543rd279th272nd509th59th
Social Sciences 438th194th195th370th32nd
Veterinary 443rd150th169th334th15th

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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