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 area

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 320th146th142nd273rd14th
Arts and Humanities 133rd55th52nd118th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 161st43rd41st132nd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 5th2nd2nd2nd1st
Chemistry 380th152nd144th311th13th
Computer Science 369th147th142nd278th10th
Dentistry 262nd115th110th207th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 392nd229th227th324th19th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 26th9th9th22nd1st
Energy 402nd173rd173rd291st11th
Engineering 380th165th161st286th17th
Environmental Science 425th237th231st338th22nd
Mathematics 410th198th198th315th13th
Medicine 57th13th13th52nd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 194th53rd50th145th5th
Physics and Astronomy 345th152nd147th280th17th
Psychology 82nd26th24th81st8th
Social Sciences 110th38th36th91st7th
Veterinary 195th70th67th154th6th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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