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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 area

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 144th52nd117th3rd
Arts and Humanities 112th46th103rd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 158th41st129th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 207th84th161st3rd
Chemistry 398th166th327th16th
Computer Science 173rd47th107th3rd
Dentistry 8th3rd4th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 221st92nd161st4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 104th36th82nd2nd
Energy 530th290th415th13th
Engineering 152nd31st88th3rd
Environmental Science 289th130th208th8th
Mathematics 265th106th189th7th
Medicine 156th45th141st3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 246th74th190th10th
Physics and Astronomy 250th89th191st7th
Psychology 58th16th57th1st
Social Sciences 128th47th105th2nd
Veterinary 33rd9th27th2nd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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.

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