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 2935th830th1747th24th
Arts and Humanities 756th330th640th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 906th290th668th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 787th322nd568th9th
Chemistry 2050th734th1324th25th
Computer Science 490th149th320th8th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2366th729th1394th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1165th425th768th13th
Engineering +416th109th249th8th
Environmental Science 2383rd779th1418th26th
Mathematics 839th294th555th14th
Medicine +1442nd503rd1029th20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 330th80th216th5th
Physics and Astronomy 1227th454th858th18th
Psychology 1843rd682nd1467th20th
Social Sciences +1205th477th901st18th

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
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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