Swedish University of Agricultural SciencesUniversity


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Foundation: 1977

Mission: SLU develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. This is achieved by research, education and environmental monitoring and assessment, in collaboration with the surrounding community.

Vision: SLU is a world-class university in the fields of life and environmental sciences.

History: www.slu.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 89th29th29th4th67th1st
Arts and Humanities 422nd228th222nd30th384th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 528th258th246th27th455th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 647th327th331st49th526th19th
Chemistry 472nd224th216th22nd397th10th
Computer Science 642nd378th380th53rd539th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 384th221st219th34th316th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 320th150th148th21st258th8th
Energy 471st238th238th37th359th18th
Environmental Science 162nd52nd49th8th96th3rd
Mathematics 629th391st397th56th531st24th
Medicine 606th321st313th40th556th15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 804th450th456th50th705th16th
Social Sciences 434th193rd194th28th367th11th
Veterinary 45th14th11th2nd36th1st

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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