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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 +652nd246th203rd15th461st6th
Arts and Humanities +133rd60th38th8th120th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 513th148th109th14th386th6th
Business, Management and Accounting 219th82nd44th10th152nd2nd
Chemistry 1023rd338th263rd25th703rd12th
Computer Science 1363rd450th359th36th922nd15th
Dentistry 20th5th2nd1st10th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +620th214th162nd17th384th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 194th66th39th6th124th2nd
Energy 1420th405th347th43rd818th15th
Engineering +939th279th210th26th615th11th
Environmental Science 557th142nd109th18th304th8th
Mathematics 1847th594th523rd47th1146th18th
Medicine +272nd84th62nd10th214th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1089th354th303rd24th767th8th
Physics and Astronomy 955th330th260th29th660th13th
Psychology 138th43rd29th6th129th2nd
Social Sciences +111th36th23rd7th85th3rd
Veterinary 723rd192nd189th15th458th6th

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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