Otto-von-Guericke-Universitat Magdeburg *University


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Foundation: 1993

Mission: Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg has a distinctive profile. It aims to create a lean and sharply-defined structure with its main focus of expertise in the traditional areas of engineering, the natural sciences and medicine. It also views economics and management and the social sciences and humanities as essential disciplines for a modern university in the information age. The University sees its main task as raising the standard of education and scholarship through teaching and research. As the man from whom we take our name, we are indebted to Otto von Guericke. His name represents: the application of scientific methods, the quest for innovation and new knowledge, and the assumption of social responsibility for today's and future generations.

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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-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 591st365th366th521st106th
Arts and Humanities 570th348th356th525th79th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 607th343rd335th543rd117th
Business, Management and Accounting 508th241st242nd408th35th
Chemistry 708th444th450th626th139th
Computer Science 481st227th221st374th57th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 428th214th217th345th38th
Energy 551st308th313th443rd77th
Engineering +492nd273rd269th396th84th
Environmental Science 486th286th287th395th90th
Mathematics 457th237th232nd369th76th
Medicine +552nd287th276th485th75th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 743rd441st450th663rd109th
Physics and Astronomy 593rd354th346th503rd117th
Psychology 539th278th276th505th62nd
Social Sciences +649th332nd334th557th71st

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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