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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-27NORDIC COUNTRIESOECDSweden
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +573rd165th131st15th382nd7th
Arts and Humanities +146th64th40th8th132nd4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 481st138th103rd14th359th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 227th85th41st11th165th4th
Chemistry 1342nd453rd360th29th867th12th
Computer Science 1577th560th467th44th1066th16th
Dentistry 28th8th5th1st17th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +872nd318th262nd24th565th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 170th57th31st5th118th2nd
Energy 1829th539th493rd51st1049th19th
Engineering +1601st568th483rd44th1038th17th
Environmental Science 591st187th137th18th325th7th
Mathematics 2320th724th673rd50th1398th15th
Medicine +257th72nd53rd9th202nd4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 751st218th180th15th520th6th
Physics and Astronomy 1360th512th441st35th941st15th
Psychology 106th32nd22nd4th100th2nd
Social Sciences +106th36th23rd7th88th3rd
Veterinary 305th82nd71st10th203rd3rd

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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