University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland *University

Switzerland

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Foundation: 1998

Mission: The HES-SO provides practice-oriented tertiary education at the university level which is primarily a continuation of basic vocational training. Its training courses are sanctioned by a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the HES-SO. The offer also includes postgraduate studies and professional development. The HES-SO carries out applied research and development projects, the results of which it integrates into its courses. It provides services to third parties and ensures exchanges with the practical world. The HES-SO encourages the transfer of knowledge, technologies and artistic practices. It is multidisciplinary and oriented towards innovation and creativity. It contributes to the broadening of knowledge and its development for the benefit of students and society. It also seeks to ensure sustainable economic, social, ecological, environmental and cultural development and takes into account bilingualism in the cantons concerned. The HES-SO collaborates with other education and research institutions in Switzerland and abroad.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.hes-so.ch

Subordinate organizations:

  • Haute Ecole Specialisee de la Suisse Occidentale

44th

Overall percentile

49th

Research percentile

39th

Innovation percentile

60th

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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Arts and Humanities 578th367th540th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 599th293rd482nd10th
Computer Science 485th236th387th16th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 322nd165th256th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 528th279th441st11th
Energy 515th276th401st10th
Engineering 593rd361st496th20th
Environmental Science 400th214th314th14th
Mathematics 559th329th461st21st
Medicine 736th445th686th29th
Psychology 602nd323rd565th14th
Social Sciences 633rd343rd554th15th

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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