Universite de FribourgUniversity


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Foundation: 1889

Mission: In order to fulfil the task assigned to it by the Canton of Fribourg in the University Act and making full use of its autonomy, the University of Fribourg promotes quality, responsibility and readiness to engage in dialogue.

Vision: Information not localized

History: www3.unifr.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 +1421st461st939th18th
Arts and Humanities +872nd385th729th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2133rd794th1583rd27th
Business, Management and Accounting 1528th509th998th14th
Chemistry 851st267th555th13th
Computer Science 1557th553rd1054th23rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1808th611th1112th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1128th413th750th11th
Energy 1244th354th705th5th
Engineering +804th245th514th13th
Environmental Science 384th115th205th7th
Mathematics 1698th589th1095th22nd
Medicine +1772nd613th1256th24th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1539th496th1080th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 1183rd442nd832nd17th
Psychology 941st388th811th13th
Social Sciences +1148th456th864th17th

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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