Ben-Gurion University of the Negev *University


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: As a multi-disciplinary research University of international stature, Ben-Gurion University strives for excellence in research and teaching, scientific innovation, cross-disciplinary collaboration and applied research that impact people's lives wherever they are. The University is committed to social and environmental responsibility and is actively engaged in developing the Negev, Israel and the world. BGU attracts excellent researchers and students with original and innovative perspectives, alongside a social conscience and commitment to community engagement. ​

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Subordinate organizations:

  • BG Negev Technologies and Applications Ltd
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.

AreaWorldMiddle EastOECDIsrael
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1529th50th1058th9th
Arts and Humanities +345th5th303rd5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1089th15th819th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 993rd34th680th5th
Chemistry 2145th69th1432nd9th
Computer Science 618th16th408th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2111th77th1276th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1218th66th784th4th
Energy 1395th81st804th6th
Engineering +1006th24th657th5th
Environmental Science 2189th95th1270th8th
Mathematics 992nd40th649th4th
Medicine +1152nd21st850th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1264th43rd895th8th
Physics and Astronomy 1522nd54th1041st5th
Psychology 308th5th281st5th
Social Sciences +442nd7th334th4th
Veterinary 712th48th452nd2nd

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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