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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-28OECDBelgium
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +537th315th317th467th9th
Arts and Humanities +385th200th198th347th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 435th186th176th373rd6th
Business, Management and Accounting 493rd233rd232nd396th6th
Chemistry 613th367th363rd533rd15th
Computer Science 530th270th262nd421st10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +356th196th200th287th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 278th118th115th210th5th
Energy 467th230th233rd359th12th
Engineering +488th269th265th392nd11th
Environmental Science 451st254th255th361st13th
Mathematics 425th207th202nd337th5th
Medicine +390th165th154th332nd7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 497th232nd231st421st11th
Physics and Astronomy 460th227th219th372nd8th
Psychology 351st154th149th326th6th
Social Sciences +457th199th197th384th7th

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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