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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 +2340th841st755th1534th14th
Arts and Humanities +531st225th174th457th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 966th320th250th723rd12th
Business, Management and Accounting 807th320th239th561st6th
Chemistry 2168th788th692nd1449th14th
Computer Science 1429th476th384th960th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1084th389th314th681st8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 556th209th158th361st6th
Energy 1985th566th526th1113th13th
Engineering +1774th608th513th1148th11th
Environmental Science 1563rd484th396th916th10th
Mathematics 950th303rd244th623rd6th
Medicine +703rd231st173rd517th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2035th659th593rd1373rd18th
Physics and Astronomy 1667th626th543rd1131st12th
Psychology 490th187th129th433rd5th
Social Sciences +628th237th175th487th6th

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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