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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 +259th81st67th181st4th
Arts and Humanities +36th12th6th33rd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 97th25th18th75th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 57th13th7th34th3rd
Chemistry 286th72nd51st199th6th
Computer Science 450th126th95th289th6th
Dentistry 250th100th84th179th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +145th34th25th69th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 80th20th10th52nd4th
Energy 185th36th29th85th2nd
Engineering +255th50th37th142nd5th
Environmental Science 114th20th17th45th2nd
Mathematics 448th131st101st274th4th
Medicine +70th17th13th57th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 109th21st17th65th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 366th97th74th242nd11th
Psychology 30th8th5th30th4th
Social Sciences +31st7th3rd24th2nd
Veterinary 38th7th5th24th1st

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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