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Foundation: 1954

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: Four basic principles shall guide the University of Gothenburg: Our research, education and cooperation shall be characterised by a quest for high quality; our standpoints and decisions shall be based on a clear responsibility for the development of society; our work shall be guided by a global engagement that constantly reminds us of our role in the world; and an inspiring work environment is an important prerequisite.


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-28NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDSweden
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +332nd148th147th18th269th9th
Arts and Humanities +161st67th64th8th143rd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 328th131st123rd13th275th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 182nd69th66th8th137th3rd
Chemistry 508th272nd266th28th429th12th
Computer Science 578th317th308th43rd468th17th
Dentistry 36th8th6th1st21st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +385th225th229th38th316th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 189th69th68th7th136th3rd
Energy 453rd220th221st33rd346th13th
Engineering +450th233rd228th31st355th15th
Environmental Science 336th150th148th20th247th10th
Mathematics 570th342nd336th42nd481st15th
Medicine +223rd73rd68th10th186th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 379th144th144th12th307th5th
Physics and Astronomy 450th218th210th26th362nd9th
Psychology 141st44th40th7th135th3rd
Social Sciences +115th39th37th7th95th3rd

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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