University of Glasgow *University

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1451

Mission: To bring inspiring people together and create a world-class environment for learning and research, empowering staff and students to discover and share knowledge that can change the world.

Vision: A world-class, world-changing university.


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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 222nd88th87th184th21st
Arts and Humanities 93rd37th36th86th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 228th68th63rd185th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 197th77th76th153rd36th
Chemistry 280th85th82nd216th20th
Computer Science 323rd117th111th235th20th
Dentistry 221st99th94th178th17th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 326th168th166th260th42nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 145th57th55th112th24th
Energy 418th189th188th307th44th
Engineering 265th81st77th179th17th
Environmental Science 356th179th174th270th51st
Mathematics 274th115th112th198th26th
Medicine 188th55th52nd164th13th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 245th73rd68th189th19th
Physics and Astronomy 229th75th71st170th18th
Psychology 139th46th43rd132nd15th
Social Sciences 141st52nd50th115th22nd
Veterinary 79th27th24th60th9th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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