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Foundation: 1632

Mission: To provide academic education for the vanguard of tomorrow, to conduct ground-breaking fundamental and applied research and to translate the results into relevant social applications. To be closely connected to Amsterdam, with a leading international position.

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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-28OECDNetherlands
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +255th101st101st202nd9th
Arts and Humanities +19th7th7th15th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 175th49th48th143rd9th
Business, Management and Accounting 38th13th13th30th2nd
Chemistry 352nd143rd137th278th16th
Computer Science 154th33rd31st87th4th
Dentistry 207th77th72nd164th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +226th85th85th160th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 65th19th18th52nd3rd
Energy 338th138th135th239th9th
Engineering +331st124th121st236th14th
Environmental Science 292nd114th113th207th8th
Mathematics 236th81st77th158th5th
Medicine +66th16th16th58th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 266th80th79th206th11th
Physics and Astronomy 294th104th98th220th9th
Psychology 21st6th6th21st1st
Social Sciences +16th5th5th12th1st
Veterinary 221st70th74th161st3rd

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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