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Foundation: 1972

Mission: As the “university for the information society”, the University of Paderborn wants its academic programs to contribute to the formation of self-aware, confident, responsible, and enlightened members of a society that is rapidly changing, both socially and technologically. Graduates from the University of Paderborn should be capable of positioning themselves competently and independently in a modern, information-based society, and of acting responsibly and in an enlightened manner. The university takes the educational mandate of the university system seriously, and is aimed at promoting the development of a modern, humanistic, socially just, and democratic society. The university stands behind an open, tolerant academic atmosphere, which is oriented towards active participation in the community and in wider society.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.uni-paderborn.de


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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
Arts and Humanities 541st335th332nd503rd65th
Business, Management and Accounting 520th242nd242nd418th34th
Chemistry 709th415th422nd624th134th
Computer Science 411th177th173rd316th46th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 414th216th215th344th41st
Energy 504th265th265th390th68th
Engineering 414th194th190th318th53rd
Mathematics 351st149th149th258th42nd
Medicine 797th505th496th747th137th
Physics and Astronomy 537th308th305th466th101st
Psychology 661st366th358th623rd82nd
Social Sciences 594th308th309th515th63rd

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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