Erasmus University Rotterdam *University


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Foundation: 1913

Mission: The mission of the Erasmus University Rotterdam is to create a positive impact on societal challenges. Seven priorities are thereby formulated for the strategy 2019-2024 and sustainability is one of these seven priorities. Sustainability should feature prominently in education, research and operations. A balance between people, planet and profit is hereby essential.

Vision: Erasmus University Rotterdam is a highly ranked, international research university, based in the dynamic and diverse city of Rotterdam.

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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-28OECDNetherlands
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +317th137th136th255th11th
Arts and Humanities +142nd58th55th127th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 146th39th38th117th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 13th3rd3rd9th1st
Chemistry 317th115th111th247th12th
Computer Science 378th148th142nd276th13th
Dentistry 281st109th104th219th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 451st287th293rd382nd21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 47th13th13th36th1st
Energy 516th275th278th408th19th
Engineering +382nd167th163rd287th17th
Environmental Science 434th237th238th344th24th
Mathematics 333rd137th134th248th10th
Medicine +57th12th12th49th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 171st41st40th120th4th
Physics and Astronomy 291st102nd96th218th7th
Psychology 84th26th23rd80th7th
Social Sciences +105th34th33rd86th6th
Veterinary 266th84th90th194th5th

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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