Universitat BaselUniversity

Switzerland

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Foundation: 1460

Mission: Our university has been educating young, talented people from Switzerland and abroad since 1460. Through the centuries, it has contributed to the creation and transfer of new knowledge and is today considered one of the best research universities in the world.

Vision: Our goal is to remain one of the best research universities worldwide and to make important contributions to research and social development through scientific knowledge and innovation. As a distinguished university, our innovation derives from the combination of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences, and close interaction with our public and scientific environment. We consistently align our research-based teaching with the latest requirements in order to successfully support our students on their personal and professional path.

History: www.unibas.ch

8th
Overall percentile
6th
Research percentile
18th
Innovation percentile
5th
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 +456th243rd386th15th
Arts and Humanities +252nd112th225th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 306th119th259th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 582nd281st467th10th
Chemistry 361st149th287th13th
Computer Science 504th245th396th13th
Dentistry 114th38th83rd4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +381st221st312th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 454th234th368th8th
Energy 471st234th363rd8th
Engineering +353rd143rd258th9th
Environmental Science 401st206th311th13th
Mathematics 457th237th369th17th
Medicine +360th145th304th12th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 198th55th146th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 417th190th331st13th
Psychology 322nd139th300th7th
Social Sciences +451st195th379th8th
Veterinary 323rd104th237th4th

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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