London South Bank UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1892

Mission: Our mission is to be recognised as an enterprising civic university that addresses real world challenges.

Vision: By 2020, we want to be London’s top modern university.



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 EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Arts and Humanities 463rd263rd260th425th98th
Business, Management and Accounting 765th408th420th635th103rd
Computer Science 633rd370th372nd530th91st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 500th331st331st432nd90th
Energy 602nd349th354th487th90th
Engineering 602nd370th369th505th86th
Environmental Science 631st417th422nd543rd107th
Mathematics 530th304th306th432nd76th
Medicine 789th497th488th739th153rd
Physics and Astronomy 789th469th502nd699th84th
Psychology 501st249th243rd469th78th
Social Sciences 684th389th390th604th118th

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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