Universita della Svizzera Italiana *University


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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

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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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2847th931st1802nd25th
Arts and Humanities +1188th495th941st17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 926th307th699th19th
Business, Management and Accounting 1006th384th686th9th
Chemistry 1472nd529th1005th25th
Computer Science 669th204th451st7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +3014th819th1648th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1239th432nd798th11th
Engineering +844th243rd540th11th
Environmental Science 3535th967th1943rd26th
Mathematics 1183rd389th775th17th
Medicine +1382nd492nd1006th21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 586th171st400th10th
Physics and Astronomy 1210th442nd838th18th
Psychology 1581st613th1271st20th
Social Sciences +1379th515th991st17th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
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  • Non-Profit
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