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 +1249th25th823rd7th
Arts and Humanities +271st5th243rd5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1244th18th916th7th
Business, Management and Accounting 813th24th585th4th
Chemistry 1879th74th1224th11th
Computer Science 460th12th298th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1969th58th1199th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1002nd45th680th3rd
Energy 1288th74th735th7th
Engineering +888th24th576th5th
Environmental Science 2254th122nd1344th10th
Mathematics 746th29th498th3rd
Medicine +1045th18th753rd7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 739th17th512th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 1503rd53rd1040th6th
Psychology 308th5th279th5th
Social Sciences +374th5th300th4th
Veterinary 853rd81st522nd2nd

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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