Radboud University NijmegenUniversity


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Foundation: 1923

Mission: For its core activities of research and teaching, Radboud University draws its inspiration from academic curiosity and the demands placed upon the university by society. The booklet Mission Statement outlines the university’s mission and basic principles. It also highlights a number of historical events hat helped shape the university, and describes the academic paraphernalia: the university’s coat of arms, the Rector’s chain of office and the beadle’s mace.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.ru.nl

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 +912th353rd290th644th21st
Arts and Humanities +123rd57th36th111th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 737th232nd176th552nd21st
Business, Management and Accounting 304th115th68th211th12th
Chemistry 1610th582nd484th1090th23rd
Computer Science 890th278th222nd614th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1043rd367th294th653rd17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 633rd238th180th414th14th
Energy 1131st312th261st652nd11th
Engineering +807th229th172nd514th17th
Environmental Science 1543rd478th390th903rd25th
Mathematics 1004th320th257th654th16th
Medicine +788th270th203rd583rd22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 641st189th154th440th17th
Physics and Astronomy 1137th409th334th787th23rd
Psychology 63rd15th9th60th5th
Social Sciences +164th60th34th131st9th

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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