Universita degli Studi Ca Foscari di VeneziaUniversity


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Foundation: 1868

Mission: Our mission is: Promote scientific advances by undertaking the highest quality research, addressing global questions and deliver acknowledged impact across various disciplines; Encourage a transformative learning experience based on dedicated academic tutoring, a research-inspired, demand-led curriculum and an engaging student life; Attract a diverse and international community of scholars and students at the very heart of one of the world’s most stunning locations; Act as an accountable and stable institution, capitalizing on culture and academic excellence to promote civic innovation and economic growth.

Vision: As a leading center for academic excellence, we strive to attract and nurture talented scholars across the world, offering a distinguished curriculum and delivering cutting-edge research emerging from the active engagement of the hard and digital sciences with the disciplines of our traditional establishment rooted in social sciences and humanities


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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 658th396th400th590th52nd
Arts and Humanities 380th194th188th345th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 898th590th589th820th118th
Business, Management and Accounting 512th238th238th410th26th
Chemistry 658th384th384th577th71st
Computer Science 632nd369th371st529th73rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 383rd220th218th315th40th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 287th134th133rd234th16th
Energy 578th331st333rd463rd65th
Engineering 534th306th303rd437th59th
Environmental Science 449th260th254th362nd38th
Mathematics 646th403rd412th548th78th
Medicine 752nd461st452nd702nd97th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 693rd368th367th598th64th
Physics and Astronomy 597th361st362nd525th70th
Psychology 753rd435th430th713th59th
Social Sciences 577th294th294th498th32nd

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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