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
7th
Research percentile
19th
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 +1185th382nd785th16th
Arts and Humanities +272nd112th244th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 392nd105th291st7th
Business, Management and Accounting 702nd288th511th8th
Chemistry 766th230th495th11th
Computer Science 793rd265th543rd14th
Dentistry 83rd29th59th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1317th471st832nd14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 707th283rd485th9th
Energy 1283rd367th730th6th
Engineering +516th144th318th10th
Environmental Science 1111th378th659th15th
Mathematics 754th265th501st12th
Medicine +563rd182nd422nd15th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 285th67th184th1st
Physics and Astronomy 496th145th335th12th
Psychology 385th144th348th7th
Social Sciences +541st209th430th7th
Veterinary 566th157th374th4th

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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