Freie Universitat BerlinUniversity


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Foundation: 1948

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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 350th166th162nd301st48th
Arts and Humanities 210th92nd88th186th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 401st172nd161st341st47th
Business, Management and Accounting 401st178th176th318th20th
Chemistry 334th118th112th268th39th
Computer Science 465th221st217th368th57th
Dentistry 317th138th133rd246th34th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 365th202nd200th297th53rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 313th148th146th254th25th
Energy 411th182nd181st300th45th
Engineering 395th177th173rd299th48th
Environmental Science 362nd185th180th276th41st
Mathematics 444th230th229th348th68th
Medicine 428th183rd174th381st48th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 175th46th43rd131st5th
Physics and Astronomy 390th185th178th323rd56th
Psychology 217th87th81st205th11th
Social Sciences 249th99th97th208th10th
Veterinary 155th55th51st122nd7th

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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