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 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 476th256th414th14th
Arts and Humanities 474th272nd436th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 707th419th630th29th
Business, Management and Accounting 700th361st575th11th
Chemistry 353rd131st284th11th
Computer Science 448th207th351st12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 354th193rd286th11th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 551st291st461st12th
Energy 360th141st250th5th
Engineering 293rd100th204th6th
Environmental Science 223rd83rd147th4th
Mathematics 493rd271st395th18th
Medicine 560th280th510th18th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 340th121st269th12th
Physics and Astronomy 396th189th328th12th
Psychology 494th243rd463rd12th
Social Sciences 580th297th501st12th

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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