Wageningen University and Research Centre *University


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Foundation: 1876

Mission: To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life

Vision: Information not localized

Subordinate organizations:

  • Wageningen Plant Research


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 8th3rd3rd4th1st
Arts and Humanities 246th112th108th220th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 230th70th65th187th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 156th57th56th123rd10th
Chemistry 383rd154th146th313th14th
Computer Science 439th199th195th343rd16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 213th87th84th154th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 99th32nd32nd77th7th
Energy 197th49th48th113th3rd
Engineering 302nd107th103rd212th9th
Environmental Science 20th8th8th9th1st
Mathematics 490th268th269th392nd17th
Medicine 327th122nd116th285th14th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 387th147th142nd310th15th
Physics and Astronomy 289th112th108th227th8th
Psychology 465th221st216th435th22nd
Social Sciences 109th37th35th90th6th
Veterinary 84th28th25th63rd2nd

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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