Universita della Svizzera ItalianaUniversity


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Foundation: 1996

Mission: providing quality education conducting internationally relevant scientific research; contributing to the development of the region by enabling the transfer of knowledge, innovation, entrepreneurship and cultural and scientific debate in their areas of competence. In pursuit of its mission, USI draws inspiration from three main values: quality, openness and responsibility.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.usi.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 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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Arts and Humanities 363rd188th328th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 523rd263rd460th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 550th264th441st9th
Chemistry 642nd394th561st25th
Computer Science 465th214th358th12th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 534th289th440th10th
Engineering 325th119th230th6th
Mathematics 456th236th368th16th
Medicine +593rd325th525th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 595th316th517th21st
Psychology 641st361st606th16th
Social Sciences +723rd396th630th20th

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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