Chalmers University of Technology *University


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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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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 EuropeEU-28NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDSweden
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 258th109th108th13th216th6th
Arts and Humanities 464th264th261st34th426th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 305th111th102nd12th251st5th
Business, Management and Accounting 230th94th93rd16th180th6th
Chemistry 346th125th119th7th278th4th
Computer Science 205th66th64th10th136th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 387th224th222nd35th319th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 204th86th83rd11th161st4th
Energy 179th43rd40th6th97th2nd
Engineering 189th48th45th9th115th3rd
Environmental Science 214th77th75th10th140th4th
Mathematics 201st73rd69th8th136th3rd
Medicine 501st234th227th27th452nd11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 623rd316th311th33rd528th10th
Physics and Astronomy 246th87th83rd6th187th3rd
Psychology 546th281st275th38th512th13th
Social Sciences 262nd105th103rd18th219th7th

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.

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