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 +425th13th355th5th
Arts and Humanities +274th7th244th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 541st14th478th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 459th11th366th4th
Chemistry 558th45th478th7th
Computer Science 311th9th215th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +438th50th369th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 435th28th351st3rd
Energy 514th73rd406th7th
Engineering +375th20th280th6th
Environmental Science 477th56th386th7th
Mathematics 344th11th257th3rd
Medicine +540th21st473rd8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 417th22nd343rd5th
Physics and Astronomy 470th14th382nd6th
Psychology 259th5th244th5th
Social Sciences +318th5th270th5th
Veterinary 566th71st403rd3rd

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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