University of Cambridge *University

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1209

Mission: The mission of the University of Cambridge is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

Vision: Information not localized


Subordinate organizations:

  • Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory


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 46th15th15th32nd5th
Arts and Humanities 4th3rd3rd4th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 22nd6th6th19th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 26th10th10th20th4th
Chemistry 48th8th8th30th3rd
Computer Science 80th17th15th39th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 39th8th7th21st1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 31st10th10th27th5th
Energy 81st11th10th29th3rd
Engineering 49th6th5th20th2nd
Environmental Science 59th17th15th34th2nd
Mathematics 65th17th16th35th5th
Medicine 58th14th14th53rd5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 88th17th17th58th7th
Physics and Astronomy 22nd5th5th14th1st
Psychology 32nd10th10th32nd4th
Social Sciences 8th4th4th7th3rd
Veterinary 107th37th33rd81st10th

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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