University of St. AndrewsUniversity

United Kingdom

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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 EuropeOECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +785th239th518th45th
Arts and Humanities +120th53rd110th20th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1389th493rd1018th75th
Business, Management and Accounting 500th209th377th69th
Chemistry 1440th489th930th76th
Computer Science 1455th524th994th92nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +456th152nd278th31st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 367th139th261st43rd
Energy 701st185th384th38th
Engineering +1204th421st795th73rd
Environmental Science 791st262nd451st48th
Mathematics 998th361st668th59th
Medicine +1486th515th1056th78th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 721st208th501st34th
Physics and Astronomy 920th323rd645th52nd
Psychology 543rd214th484th59th
Social Sciences +414th151st329th43rd

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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