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 +1330th426th367th869th20th
Arts and Humanities +119th52nd32nd109th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 187th46th32nd142nd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 16th4th3rd11th1st
Chemistry 112th27th18th66th2nd
Computer Science 872nd304th246th606th17th
Dentistry 321st114th93rd228th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2210th697th648th1313th22nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 43rd12th5th33rd1st
Energy 1836th543rd498th1054th17th
Engineering +977th318th254th637th19th
Environmental Science 1226th418th325th734th21st
Mathematics 785th277th232nd524th19th
Medicine +68th15th11th55th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 322nd77th62nd210th10th
Physics and Astronomy 204th48th36th132nd4th
Psychology 79th23rd14th76th6th
Social Sciences +103rd35th22nd85th7th
Veterinary 363rd98th87th241st6th

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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