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Foundation: 2003

Mission: The University of Antwerp is a young, dynamic and forward-thinking university. It integrates the assets of its historical roots with its ambition to contribute positively to society. The University of Antwerp develops, provides access to and disseminates scientific knowledge through research, teaching and academic service to the community and accomplishes these tasks in a spirit of academic freedom and responsibility. The University of Antwerp espouses active pluralism. In that spirit, it stimulates critical research and teaching, reflection and debate on scientific, social, philosophical and ethical questions.

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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 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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27OECDBelgium
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +980th310th256th649th7th
Arts and Humanities +211th90th57th189th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 896th286th223rd662nd11th
Business, Management and Accounting 333rd127th75th245th3rd
Chemistry 1074th349th276th693rd7th
Computer Science 862nd299th244th598th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1144th413th349th730th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 307th115th75th214th4th
Energy 1056th298th249th590th8th
Engineering +991st326th263rd647th7th
Environmental Science 703rd228th173rd397th5th
Mathematics 1061st385th316th708th8th
Medicine +618th201st152nd454th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 619th175th145th422nd5th
Physics and Astronomy 675th214th167th468th5th
Psychology 270th93rd61st246th3rd
Social Sciences +195th66th39th162nd3rd
Veterinary 589th169th161st390th5th

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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