Tilburg UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1927

Mission: We strive to advance society by deepening our understanding of society. We educate our students with the aim of developing the knowledge, skills, and character they need in order to confront today’s challenges. Connected as we are with society, we engage in excellent research for the sake of ‘the good life’ for all.

Vision: Society is changing at a fast pace. The social sciences and humanities empower us to understand the challenges of globalization, digitalization, pluralism, and sustainability; to reflect critically on our values and practices; and to contribute to meaningful solutions.

History: www.tilburguniversity.edu


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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
Arts and Humanities 207th90th86th183rd8th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 866th567th561st788th38th
Business, Management and Accounting 62nd23rd23rd48th5th
Computer Science 576th320th318th475th25th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 72nd24th24th56th5th
Energy 606th351st357th491st20th
Environmental Science 560th360th359th472nd30th
Mathematics 564th334th337th466th21st
Medicine 724th434th425th674th33rd
Psychology 94th28th26th91st9th
Social Sciences 225th79th78th184th12th

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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