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Foundation: 2005

Mission: Higher education, research and artistic development work, dissemination and innovation. We have condensed these objectives into this motto, which we have adopted: We will challenge the well-known and explore the unknown.

Vision: To be a driving force for knowledge development and changeThe University of Stavanger will have an innovative and international profile, and will be a driving force in knowledge development and in the process of societal change.

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 EuropeNORDIC COUNTRIESOECDNorway
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +627th398th62nd556th20th
Arts and Humanities +545th327th47th501st12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 871st575th85th806th27th
Business, Management and Accounting 458th207th33rd365th5th
Chemistry 659th408th48th578th9th
Computer Science 577th316th42nd467th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +281st132nd15th214th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 429th215th32nd346th8th
Energy 412th187th26th307th5th
Engineering +530th307th44th434th10th
Environmental Science 487th287th53rd396th16th
Mathematics 449th229th29th361st8th
Medicine +764th490th79th695th19th
Physics and Astronomy 625th385th45th535th10th
Psychology 593rd321st46th558th13th
Social Sciences +516th237th32nd431st6th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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