University of St. AndrewsUniversity

United Kingdom

Leave a comment or share on

Foundation: 1413

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: We will always stay true to our values and the Homeric motto that expresses our determination to move forward with purpose, integrity, and success: Ever to Excel.


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 EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +395th196th195th328th47th
Arts and Humanities +154th64th61st137th24th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 538th278th268th475th54th
Business, Management and Accounting 419th193rd190th335th66th
Chemistry 440th211th205th363rd49th
Computer Science 540th280th272nd431st59th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +244th99th99th177th24th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 250th104th101st187th37th
Energy 116th21st18th60th5th
Engineering +414th197th192nd319th44th
Environmental Science 328th144th142nd240th40th
Mathematics 433rd215th210th345th54th
Medicine +642nd372nd361st573rd82nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 387th150th150th314th36th
Physics and Astronomy 426th196th187th338th35th
Psychology 369th167th161st343rd48th
Social Sciences +361st139th138th302nd45th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

Embedding this widget into your website

Width: pxHeight: px

Just copy the code and paste it within your HTML code