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Foundation: 1636

Mission: The university’s mission Utrecht University is working to contribute to a better world. Our graduates have the knowledge and skills to make a substantial contribution to society. Our research is ground-breaking and focused on solving major global issues. Our collaborative culture fosters innovation, new insights and societal impact. The core values of ambition, inspiration, commitment and independence form the basis of our university community.

Vision: Our vision: what do we see happening in the world? We live in a world that is rapidly changing. Global issues are complex: they are not limited to generations or continents and cannot be solved from one single perspective. Themes such as climate change, distribution of wealth and healthy living require an interdisciplinary approach. Scientific insights are needed to solve these issues.

History: www.uu.nl

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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 +211th50th41st129th2nd
Arts and Humanities +34th11th5th31st2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 105th26th19th81st2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 70th21st11th51st6th
Chemistry 425th112th90th279th9th
Computer Science 504th155th117th330th7th
Dentistry 199th73rd54th140th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +147th37th29th76th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 81st25th12th60th4th
Energy 288th58th46th135th3rd
Engineering +291st64th49th166th5th
Environmental Science 113th19th16th44th2nd
Mathematics 517th176th141st329th10th
Medicine +70th16th12th57th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 101st19th15th62nd1st
Physics and Astronomy 545th169th132nd370th16th
Psychology 25th8th5th25th3rd
Social Sciences +31st7th3rd26th2nd
Veterinary 30th6th4th21st1st

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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