Karolinska InstituteUniversity


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Foundation: 1810

Mission: Our mission is to conduct research and education and to interact with the community.

Vision: Our vision is to make a significant contribution to the improvement of human health.

History: ki.se


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 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 251st104th103rd12th210th5th
Arts and Humanities 237th105th102nd10th211th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 70th17th17th2nd58th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 772nd410th422nd62nd642nd24th
Chemistry 274th81st78th3rd210th1st
Computer Science 367th145th140th20th276th7th
Dentistry 51st17th15th4th36th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 419th218th217th32nd349th13th
Engineering 319th119th115th16th228th7th
Environmental Science 390th207th201st29th304th12th
Mathematics 402nd191st191st22nd307th7th
Medicine 34th8th8th1st31st1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 79th14th14th2nd49th1st
Physics and Astronomy 269th98th95th9th208th5th
Psychology 41st12th12th1st41st1st
Social Sciences 413th180th181st26th351st9th
Veterinary 285th106th108th12th229th5th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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