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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 area

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 220th86th85th182nd9th
Arts and Humanities 16th7th7th14th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 174th47th45th142nd7th
Business, Management and Accounting 42nd16th16th33rd2nd
Chemistry 317th110th104th251st11th
Computer Science 161st40th38th97th4th
Dentistry 134th54th50th106th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 207th82nd80th148th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 70th22nd22nd54th4th
Energy 224th62nd61st137th6th
Engineering 301st106th102nd211th8th
Environmental Science 247th99th95th168th9th
Mathematics 272nd113th110th196th6th
Medicine 53rd12th12th48th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 253rd78th73rd197th9th
Physics and Astronomy 236th80th76th177th4th
Psychology 18th7th7th18th2nd
Social Sciences 9th5th5th8th1st
Veterinary 123rd43rd38th96th3rd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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