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Foundation: 1919

Mission: Following an intensive, one-and-a-half year discussion process, Universität Hamburg agreed upon a mission statement in summer semester 1998. This sets forth the University's goals and describes the institution's understanding of itself as a "gateway to the world of knowledge." Project groups dedicated to each of the six goals set forth in the mission statement are responsible for concrete development in their respective areas: Strengthening responsibility, Internationalization, Improving quality, Interdisciplinary cooperation, Creating regional contacts, Improving access to education and academia.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.uni-hamburg.de

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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-27OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +926th290th234th613th60th
Arts and Humanities +205th88th55th183rd8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 385th100th76th286th22nd
Business, Management and Accounting 295th114th65th217th8th
Chemistry 1237th413th331st801st98th
Computer Science 684th224th175th458th43rd
Dentistry 300th110th89th215th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +318th99th74th189th16th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 237th89th57th166th12th
Energy 1033rd293rd243rd579th48th
Engineering +951st306th245th617th44th
Environmental Science 959th325th252nd561st56th
Mathematics 963rd346th289th643rd76th
Medicine +199th48th39th155th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 728th211th175th504th42nd
Physics and Astronomy 527th162nd124th358th43rd
Psychology 142nd42nd28th132nd4th
Social Sciences +246th83rd51st203rd8th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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