University of Amsterdam *University


SCImago Media LogoNetherlands in SCImago Media Rankings

Leave a comment or share on

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.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

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 +313th80th60th205th3rd
Arts and Humanities +14th7th3rd11th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 104th25th18th80th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 51st13th6th36th2nd
Chemistry 628th184th144th411th16th
Computer Science 181st37th26th99th2nd
Dentistry 126th47th34th91st5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +342nd110th84th207th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 68th18th8th49th3rd
Energy 1758th520th480th1012th16th
Engineering +840th261st205th541st17th
Environmental Science 714th232nd176th403rd15th
Mathematics 309th93rd68th181st4th
Medicine +25th5th4th22nd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 206th43rd33rd130th5th
Physics and Astronomy 443rd124th96th298th12th
Psychology 8th4th2nd8th1st
Social Sciences +13th5th2nd10th1st
Veterinary 281st77th65th189th3rd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code