Friedrich-Alexander-Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg *University


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Foundation: 1743

Mission: Founded in 1743, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) retains a strong sense of tradition while delivering the minds and ideas of tomorrow and safeguarding academic responsibility. Knowledge in motion at FAU describes our culture of intensive networking across one of the broadest ranges of research and subject disciplines for innovative research and teaching. Innovation, diversity and passion inspire our activities across the areas of People, Education‚ Research and Outreach from a regional and international perspective.

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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 +1453rd576th483rd1008th94th
Arts and Humanities +459th193rd149th398th25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 426th120th90th319th26th
Business, Management and Accounting 280th107th61st195th8th
Chemistry 966th317th247th662nd77th
Computer Science 291st70th49th178th13th
Dentistry 342nd137th119th247th30th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1267th454th377th804th70th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 651st247th188th428th36th
Energy 451st107th81st238th25th
Engineering +319th77th57th189th16th
Environmental Science 1693rd532nd441st997th82nd
Mathematics 287th75th57th162nd20th
Medicine +281st88th64th220th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 444th123rd106th297th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 446th125th95th299th31st
Psychology 352nd124th85th314th20th
Social Sciences +637th244th181st495th38th

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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