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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 +228th57th142nd2nd
Arts and Humanities +134th58th121st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 209th52nd156th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 236th87th170th3rd
Chemistry 781st235th504th12th
Computer Science 217th47th124th3rd
Dentistry 9th2nd4th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +445th149th274th5th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 93rd29th70th2nd
Energy 1790th529th1030th10th
Engineering +210th39th114th3rd
Environmental Science 825th275th474th12th
Mathematics 232nd64th134th7th
Medicine +186th45th148th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 573rd161st389th9th
Physics and Astronomy 426th119th283rd9th
Psychology 54th13th53rd1st
Social Sciences +130th51st107th2nd
Veterinary 38th9th27th1st

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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  • Universities
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  • Non-Profit
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