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Foundation: 1811

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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 EuropeNORDIC COUNTRIESOECDNorway
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 307th137th17th261st3rd
Arts and Humanities 73rd25th3rd66th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 301st108th11th247th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 317th140th25th251st4th
Chemistry 437th198th19th365th1st
Computer Science 303rd107th15th215th3rd
Dentistry 144th61st10th115th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 163rd55th6th111th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 181st75th10th144th2nd
Energy 410th181st25th299th6th
Engineering 317th117th15th226th2nd
Environmental Science 246th98th14th167th2nd
Mathematics 354th152nd19th261st5th
Medicine 179th52nd7th159th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 432nd177th18th350th1st
Physics and Astronomy 379th174th20th312th3rd
Psychology 78th23rd2nd77th1st
Social Sciences 57th18th1st50th1st

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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