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Foundation: 1834

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: The vision explains the overarching societal developments towards which the University is oriented and clarifies the remit it must fulfil. Knowledge is one of the most important resources in our society, and it will only become more important in the future. Knowledge is the key to solving societal problems and overcoming global challenges. Universities make an indispensable contribution to the evolution and imparting of knowledge, and this task will become increasingly important.

History: www.unibe.ch


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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 271st115th229th6th
Arts and Humanities 182nd81st160th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 371st153rd313th11th
Business, Management and Accounting 359th160th286th6th
Chemistry 471st223rd396th22nd
Computer Science 350th134th260th8th
Dentistry 4th1st1st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 174th61st120th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 275th127th223rd4th
Energy 467th234th355th7th
Engineering 360th151st267th12th
Environmental Science 285th127th204th7th
Mathematics 429th216th333rd12th
Medicine 242nd81st208th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 438th180th355th16th
Physics and Astronomy 352nd156th287th10th
Psychology 178th67th168th5th
Social Sciences 239th91st198th3rd
Veterinary 37th11th31st3rd

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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