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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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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 +1109th356th301st37th736th14th
Arts and Humanities 815th363rd272nd34th689th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 889th282nd219th19th656th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 220th82nd39th10th159th3rd
Chemistry 812th251st199th18th529th7th
Computer Science 280th72nd56th9th170th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +561st193rd147th15th351st5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 283rd107th67th11th199th4th
Energy 194th34th25th5th80th1st
Engineering +211th40th30th8th115th3rd
Environmental Science 461st141st104th14th248th5th
Mathematics 318th98th73rd10th190th4th
Medicine +1092nd384th304th32nd790th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1401st451st388th35th987th10th
Physics and Astronomy 369th98th76th5th238th2nd
Psychology 1365th551st423rd60th1133rd19th
Social Sciences +350th127th86th19th285th7th

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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