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Foundation: 1878

Mission: Stockholm University College was founded in 1878 as a bold project, a modern university in the spirit of Enlightenment, with the aim of serving society. Stockholm University continues to build on this foundation as an open, innovative, and dynamic university. The University should maintain fundamental academic values. Academic freedom should be protected. In a changing and globalised world, the University should contribute to a sustainable democratic society with a long-term vision, based on a solid scientific foundation that evolves constantly through the search for new knowledge.

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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 +610th181st146th17th410th8th
Arts and Humanities +93rd42nd23rd5th87th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 933rd300th235th24th688th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 354th137th81st22nd261st6th
Chemistry 1045th338th264th24th673rd10th
Computer Science 1650th584th494th47th1112th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +250th68th50th1st142nd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 212th79th48th8th150th3rd
Energy 661st171st139th16th356th6th
Engineering +1049th348th284th25th685th10th
Environmental Science 221st50th37th4th101st2nd
Mathematics 1368th483rd409th37th900th11th
Medicine +1697th588th488th49th1200th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1108th341st287th27th781st7th
Physics and Astronomy 909th316th256th28th637th12th
Psychology 181st59th38th7th168th3rd
Social Sciences +89th27th15th4th73rd1st

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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