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Foundation: 1386

Mission: Firmly rooted in its history, the University is committed to expanding and disseminating our knowledge about all aspects of humanity and nature through research and education. The University upholds the principle of freedom of research and education, acknowledging its responsibility to humanity, society, and nature. According to its motto »Semper apertus« (»Always open«) Heidelberg University, in a spirit of open-mindedness and tolerance toward individuals and ideas, aspires to generate and harness knowledge and skills for the benefit of today’s and future generations. Heidelberg University’s identity as a comprehensive university has grown out of its academic history, its commitment to the present, and its role in shaping the future. The research and educational efforts of the university are devoted to pursuing the central questions confronting humanity, concentrating on fundamental research and its application, and empowering Heidelberg’s students to participate in this scientific and academic endeavour at an early stage.

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History: www.uni-heidelberg.de

4th
Overall percentile
4th
Research percentile
12th
Innovation percentile
3rd
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 +529th150th120th351st38th
Arts and Humanities +225th98th65th203rd10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 184th44th30th139th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 1415th491st412th944th79th
Chemistry 836th261st209th546th63rd
Computer Science 449th136th102nd288th30th
Dentistry 240th86th67th169th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +231st63rd48th130th13th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 565th219th161st390th34th
Energy 537th128th101st283rd30th
Engineering +661st189th147th415th28th
Environmental Science 1226th418th325th734th64th
Mathematics 581st198th158th373rd48th
Medicine +196th47th38th154th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 273rd61st49th174th8th
Physics and Astronomy 380th106th83rd248th28th
Psychology 153rd48th32nd143rd6th
Social Sciences +398th145th101st318th14th

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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