Ruhr-Universitat Bochum *University


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Foundation: 1962

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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 580th336th334th515th83rd
Arts and Humanities 312th148th144th279th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 597th319th306th523rd108th
Business, Management and Accounting 552nd258th257th440th41st
Chemistry 443rd202nd194th370th66th
Computer Science 346th131st127th256th38th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 367th204th202nd299th54th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 420th219th218th350th42nd
Energy 397th169th169th286th40th
Engineering 415th195th191st319th54th
Environmental Science 396th211th205th310th55th
Mathematics 311th133rd131st225th38th
Medicine 486th227th218th438th58th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 583rd286th282nd490th68th
Physics and Astronomy 464th241st237th393rd71st
Psychology 269th110th103rd254th18th
Social Sciences 524th253rd254th448th49th

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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