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Foundation: 1829

Mission: As a university of technology and science, our mission is to produce and disseminate knowledge, expertise and solutions to the benefit of everyone, both individuals and society as a whole.

Vision: CHALMERS – FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE is our vision. It defines our most important focus – a vibrant and dynamic vision of the future in which the fate of humanity is in the balance. Through this vision, we will seek to meet the need for ecological, social and economic sustainability in a committed, innovative and pioneering way. We are proud of our accomplishments and our aim is to serve as a model internationally.


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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 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 EuropeEU-27NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDSweden
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +855th329th267th24th598th10th
Arts and Humanities 766th336th257th31st642nd10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 719th225th170th17th539th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 252nd96th52nd13th179th5th
Chemistry 668th202nd154th19th455th7th
Computer Science 311th76th52nd10th192nd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +825th287th223rd28th516th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 315th114th77th15th211th6th
Energy 189th37th30th5th87th2nd
Engineering +155th25th16th6th82nd3rd
Environmental Science 439th104th82nd13th230th4th
Mathematics 348th92nd72nd8th201st3rd
Medicine +1168th418th338th34th858th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1346th437th378th29th937th9th
Physics and Astronomy 351st93rd72nd8th232nd4th
Psychology 931st369th271st38th789th13th
Social Sciences +400th136th94th19th304th7th

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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