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Foundation: 1970

Mission: The University of Augsburg was founded by the Free State of Bavaria as a reform university. According to its motto " Scientia et Conscientia," its aim is to increase knowledge conscientiously through research, teaching and studies and to take social responsibility for such knowledge. The unrestricted freedom of all to increase knowledge, acquire knowledge and preserve knowledge is its obligation. In the exercise of its autonomy, it sees itself as a cooperative centre of culture and science. This mission statement is concretised in guiding principles. -Education, Teaching, and Research: The University of Augsburg is committed to the unity of teaching and research. The objective of its teaching is the capacity for academic learning through research and for the independent acquisition of scientific methods and knowledge. It promotes independent action and social responsibility. It contributes to personal and public education by increasing knowledge, acquiring knowledge and preserving knowledge in education and further training. -Quality: The University of Augsburg provides a broad range of education and further training opportunities for the realisation of its educational mission. It maintains the traditional fields of knowledge and at the same time is open to new ideas. It promotes interdisciplinary teaching, learning and research. It assures the quality of teaching by evaluation of its courses of study. -Focal Points: The University of Augsburg sets the focal areas of its fields of activity according to its mission statement. It takes into account societal needs and seeks additional financial support from third parties. It preserves the freedom of research and teaching as well as political opinion. It promotes the factual equality of men and women. -Self-administration: The university manages and scrutinises itself. It requires the willingness of all members of the university to cooperate in this. Its management respects the principle of subsidiarity and delegates responsibility. The management of funds is based on fair performance. -Openness: As a part of the international academic community, the University of Augsburg promotes exchanges with universities at home and abroad at all levels for the common benefit. All people are welcomed by it as students, researchers and teachers with no social and cultural restrictions. It maintains links with the university region and keeps in continuous contact with regional partners in culture, politics and business. -Publicity: The university promotes the discussion of social and university policy issues and expresses its opinion on them. Its work in research and teaching makes it comprehensible to the public. It awakens their interest and justifies their support and trust. Its members have a special responsibility for this within the scope of their professional competence.

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History: www.uni-augsburg.de


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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 642nd387th390th575th100th
Arts and Humanities 520th314th312th482nd62nd
Business, Management and Accounting 419th185th184th334th22nd
Chemistry 575th312th306th496th111th
Computer Science 497th248th245th399th66th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 462nd294th293rd394th75th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 371st189th187th306th32nd
Energy 575th329th330th460th86th
Engineering 482nd258th254th385th74th
Environmental Science 607th402nd403rd519th106th
Mathematics 440th226th225th344th66th
Medicine 850th543rd537th799th143rd
Physics and Astronomy 578th344th344th507th114th
Psychology 506th252nd246th473rd50th
Social Sciences 629th339th340th550th74th

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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