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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 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 329th151st147th18th282nd9th
Arts and Humanities 87th34th33rd5th80th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 448th200th188th18th383rd8th
Business, Management and Accounting 225th91st90th15th176th5th
Chemistry 364th139th131st10th295th6th
Computer Science 410th176th172nd22nd315th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 137th45th44th3rd93rd1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 133rd53rd51st5th103rd2nd
Energy 337th122nd122nd15th230th7th
Engineering 343rd137th133rd20th250th8th
Environmental Science 94th29th27th2nd57th1st
Mathematics 448th233rd233rd28th352nd10th
Medicine 512th241st234th29th463rd12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 582nd285th281st29th489th9th
Physics and Astronomy 278th103rd99th10th216th6th
Psychology 133rd44th41st6th126th3rd
Social Sciences 80th25th24th5th67th2nd

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.

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