Universitat Witten-HerdeckeUniversity


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Foundation: 1982

Mission: In times of complex problems and major social challenges, the University of Witten/Herdecke (UW/H) sees itself as a place of critical and alert observation, of astute and enlightened analysis, and as a developmental space for change, reform and transformation. For this reason, the University integrates important social issues into its courses of study and research; it promotes and encourages critical discussion and encourages courageous, committed and effective action both inside and outside the University. In this sense, UW/H and its members are actively involved in shaping the future - in teaching, research and society.

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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-28OECDGermany
Arts and Humanities +492nd280th284th448th58th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 759th491st481st695th173rd
Business, Management and Accounting 637th314th322nd512th55th
Dentistry 305th123rd117th238th31st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 455th235th239th369th44th
Medicine +725th451st442nd656th135th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 731st432nd441st651st106th
Psychology 632nd352nd349th597th86th
Social Sciences +778th442nd450th685th101st

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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