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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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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-28OECDBelgium
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 422nd212th208th362nd7th
Arts and Humanities 191st84th79th167th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 482nd222nd210th412th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 243rd98th97th191st3rd
Chemistry 433rd194th187th361st10th
Computer Science 441st201st197th345th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 279th132nd130th214th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 206th87th84th163rd4th
Energy 341st126th126th234th5th
Engineering 369th158th154th276th7th
Environmental Science 292nd132nd125th210th4th
Mathematics 455th239th239th359th9th
Medicine 364th144th136th322nd6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 380th144th139th305th8th
Physics and Astronomy 355th159th153rd290th5th
Psychology 224th89th83rd212th4th
Social Sciences 166th59th57th135th3rd
Veterinary 196th71st68th155th3rd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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