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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 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 412th206th202nd353rd54th
Arts and Humanities 234th102nd99th208th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 310th113th105th256th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 286th123rd123rd228th10th
Chemistry 439th200th192nd367th64th
Computer Science 451st209th204th354th52nd
Dentistry 176th77th71st141st14th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 218th89th86th158th18th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 181st75th72nd144th9th
Energy 476th242nd242nd363rd61st
Engineering 395th177th173rd299th48th
Environmental Science 443rd254th248th356th66th
Mathematics 411th199th199th316th58th
Medicine 194th59th56th169th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 434th178th174th351st41st
Physics and Astronomy 245th86th82nd186th21st
Psychology 176th65th61st166th6th
Social Sciences 265th106th104th221st12th

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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