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 +898th348th284th632nd64th
Arts and Humanities +543rd231st178th466th34th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1081st367th294th814th87th
Business, Management and Accounting 1057th399th321st717th60th
Chemistry 2039th736th639th1361st131st
Computer Science 1391st462nd371st940th82nd
Dentistry 280th117th98th205th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +819th284th222nd510th44th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 498th179th136th325th27th
Energy 1016th270th227th586th47th
Engineering +984th296th224th644th48th
Environmental Science 1663rd520th429th979th81st
Mathematics 1018th327th263rd665th65th
Medicine +924th328th260th686th67th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 803rd253rd211th556th48th
Physics and Astronomy 1046th368th296th720th80th
Psychology 1057th413th310th879th73rd
Social Sciences +784th303rd231st594th50th
Veterinary 946th226th226th556th23rd

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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