Julius-Maximilians-Universitat Wurzburg *University


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Foundation: 1402

Mission: Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (JMU) is an internationally acclaimed university offering a wide range of subjects. Our university has strong roots in Würzburg and the region of Main Franconia, and our research and teaching activities have led to achievements of global significance. We are committed to continuing excellence in research and teaching across all branches of science. Established for the first time in 1402, the University of Würzburg now offers more than 100 subjects in the humanities, social and natural sciences, life sciences, medicine and selected areas of engineering. We prepare our students for careers in a wide range of fields and we aim to closely coordinate our teaching with our current research activities. Our students work with renowned scientists from all over the world and, with the completion of their Bachelor’s, Master’s or doctoral degrees, make their own contributions to science. The university is committed to strengthening interdisciplinary cooperation and investigating emerging disciplines at the interface between different branches of science. Working towards sustainable development across all subjects, JMU has initiated ongoing quality improvement processes. JMU’s main objective is to gain insights into all scientific disciplines and to share these insights with students, research professionals, and the general public. In addition to delivering research and teaching of international standing, we must never forget our ethics and responsibility towards society. Our motto – ‘Veritati’, meaning devoted to the truth – also reflects this attitude. We fulfil our social responsibility by advocating the basic rights of democracy, supporting humanitarian activities, and promoting the sustainable use of resources.

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History: www.uni-wuerzburg.de

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Research percentile
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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 +800th306th248th561st58th
Arts and Humanities +580th246th190th494th37th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 397th108th82nd297th23rd
Business, Management and Accounting 911th356th277th625th49th
Chemistry 1309th454th362nd897th100th
Computer Science 1117th356th286th759th64th
Dentistry 213th85th70th148th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1800th625th548th1122nd91st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 902nd338th277th592nd51st
Energy 2908th715th709th1457th108th
Engineering +944th281st212th618th45th
Environmental Science 1337th407th331st781st74th
Mathematics 1333rd442nd365th868th83rd
Medicine +546th177th127th410th33rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 749th235th195th518th45th
Physics and Astronomy 785th260th198th549th65th
Psychology 319th113th77th289th19th
Social Sciences +1086th413th324th804th70th

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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