Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi AvanzatiUniversity


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Foundation: 1978

Mission: The International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA) is a research and higher education institute that promotes the development of culture and of scientific research and prepares young graduate students for advanced research and higher university teaching. In line with its mission and strategic policies, the School promotes the enhancement of Quality in all the activities carried out within its institutional aims, as provided for by the "AVA" system (Selfassessment – Periodic Evaluation - Accreditation) and by the ESG1.

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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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDItaly
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 699th411th399th622nd58th
Chemistry 662nd387th387th580th72nd
Computer Science 540th284th282nd439th46th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 378th215th213th310th39th
Mathematics 413th201st201st318th26th
Physics and Astronomy 437th220th216th368th33rd
Psychology 632nd345th337th594th46th

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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