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Foundation: 1829

Mission: The University of Stuttgart’s mission statement describes the way the University conceives of itself and on what it bases its actions. The mission statement informs all goals the university sets and the actions it undertakes. These are its key propositions: The University of Stuttgart is a leading, technically-oriented German university with a global presence. Basic research that is both insight-oriented and practically-relevant is the key to its functioning. The University educates not only outstanding experts in their chosen domains but also personalities who think globally and interactively and act responsibly for the sake of science, society, and the economy. Through its research and teaching, it fosters the general welfare and contributes to economic success. As an employer, it creates space for diversity and equal opportunity as well as fair treatment for all – regardless of status, age, ethnicity and gender. The University of Stuttgart advocates for open-mindedness, individualism, and community spirit. Thanks to this culture of integration, it is able to create and pass on knowledge for a responsible shaping of our common future.

Vision: Vision addresses the question of what kind of future we see for ourselves and how our University will adapt to it.

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-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +350th161st159th287th41st
Arts and Humanities +498th286th290th454th61st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 492nd234th224th429th78th
Business, Management and Accounting 543rd260th261st436th38th
Chemistry 487th253rd246th408th81st
Computer Science 241st80th75th160th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +409th249th253rd340th69th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 613th343rd360th515th70th
Energy 319th126th123rd222nd30th
Engineering +260th83rd80th173rd20th
Environmental Science 376th185th184th286th51st
Mathematics 248th89th84th169th26th
Medicine +485th232nd221st419th61st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 340th115th116th270th28th
Physics and Astronomy 356th147th139th275th45th
Psychology 627th349th346th592nd84th
Social Sciences +478th213th211th402nd36th

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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