Ben-Gurion University of the NegevUniversity


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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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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 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

AreaWorldMiddle EastOECDIsrael
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 470th13th408th5th
Arts and Humanities 260th7th232nd5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 633rd17th558th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 363rd6th290th2nd
Chemistry 534th33rd455th7th
Computer Science 315th9th227th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 444th32nd376th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 446th22nd371st3rd
Energy 436th38th325th7th
Engineering 432nd25th335th6th
Environmental Science 531st65th443rd6th
Mathematics 392nd19th297th4th
Medicine 571st19th521st8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 506th28th418th7th
Physics and Astronomy 522nd37th451st7th
Psychology 304th5th289th5th
Social Sciences 267th4th223rd4th
Veterinary 489th42nd362nd2nd

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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