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Foundation: 1834

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: ULB is committed to meeting environmental and climatic challenges, by helping to build a society that is aware of and respectful of socio-eco-systemic processes, the nature and limits of the biosphere, while pursuing social and economic justice, global equity, and the culture of peace for present and future generations.

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 +1981st624th572nd1288th10th
Arts and Humanities +521st222nd165th446th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 884th280th217th651st9th
Business, Management and Accounting 740th302nd214th539th6th
Chemistry 2086th749th655th1348th14th
Computer Science 1324th470th388th910th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1144th413th349th730th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 444th166th117th304th5th
Energy 2089th596th564th1171st11th
Engineering +1931st661st588th1208th11th
Environmental Science 1834th621st521st1110th11th
Mathematics 993rd356th299th663rd7th
Medicine +660th223rd167th486th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1484th479th413th1046th14th
Physics and Astronomy 1351st508th438th935th10th
Psychology 617th248th177th548th6th
Social Sciences +570th220th159th453rd6th

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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