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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 +1363rd536th451st947th9th
Arts and Humanities +260th111th80th235th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 790th247th190th597th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 359th135th85th252nd3rd
Chemistry 916th300th235th633rd7th
Computer Science 887th277th221st612th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1092nd392nd316th687th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 391st138th99th260th4th
Energy 1059th286th239th610th8th
Engineering +918th270th203rd598th5th
Environmental Science 618th168th131st338th5th
Mathematics 1143rd374th304th752nd8th
Medicine +595th195th144th443rd7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 545th155th130th368th5th
Physics and Astronomy 997th340th270th685th7th
Psychology 469th176th119th414th4th
Social Sciences +250th80th51st200th3rd
Veterinary 630th169th163rd404th6th

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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