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Foundation: 1833

Mission: The University of Zurich pursues excellence in research and teaching, and delivers services to the general public. UZH's Mission Statement defines the identity, goals, and role of the University in academia and society.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.uzh.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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +137th45th104th2nd
Arts and Humanities +136th55th121st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 178th51st146th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 190th73rd144th3rd
Chemistry 403rd180th328th18th
Computer Science 193rd53rd119th4th
Dentistry 10th2nd4th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +246th101st179th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 86th29th66th2nd
Energy 501st262nd393rd11th
Engineering +189th46th113th3rd
Environmental Science 310th129th224th9th
Mathematics 233rd80th155th6th
Medicine +171st47th143rd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 268th81st208th7th
Physics and Astronomy 319th120th241st10th
Psychology 57th15th56th1st
Social Sciences +149th54th123rd2nd
Veterinary 32nd6th24th1st

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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