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-27OECDNetherlands
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1162nd453rd378th811th25th
Arts and Humanities +106th49th31st97th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 171st43rd31st128th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 21st6th4th12th1st
Chemistry 190th42nd28th128th4th
Computer Science 711th216th165th480th14th
Dentistry 312th129th112th225th10th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1520th540th461st958th22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 49th12th5th32nd1st
Energy 1308th365th312th745th12th
Engineering +802nd227th171st511th16th
Environmental Science 1086th319th260th629th19th
Mathematics 731st220th178th475th11th
Medicine +68th16th12th56th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 252nd62nd50th157th8th
Physics and Astronomy 208th54th40th141st5th
Psychology 79th23rd16th75th6th
Social Sciences +115th39th25th88th7th
Veterinary 252nd70th60th164th4th

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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