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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.


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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 470th250th247th408th64th
Arts and Humanities 480th278th275th442nd50th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 524th254th242nd451st81st
Business, Management and Accounting 604th297th297th487th52nd
Chemistry 444th203rd195th371st67th
Computer Science 231st74th70th154th21st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 377th214th212th309th57th
Energy 324th115th115th219th27th
Engineering 287th96th92nd198th24th
Environmental Science 383rd202nd196th297th48th
Mathematics 274th115th112th198th31st
Medicine 556th278th271st506th72nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 329th114th109th260th23rd
Physics and Astronomy 315th131st126th252nd38th
Psychology 752nd434th429th712th100th
Social Sciences 448th204th205th380th36th

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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