University of St. AndrewsUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1413

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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 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 378th182nd178th324th38th
Arts and Humanities 155th68th65th137th27th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 523rd253rd241st450th56th
Business, Management and Accounting 384th172nd170th305th61st
Chemistry 343rd123rd117th275th33rd
Computer Science 475th229th226th377th49th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 168th59th57th115th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 219th96th93rd175th35th
Energy 87th13th11th33rd4th
Engineering 346th140th136th253rd32nd
Environmental Science 288th129th123rd207th32nd
Mathematics 442nd228th227th346th56th
Medicine 595th311th303rd545th70th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 505th231st226th417th56th
Physics and Astronomy 313th129th125th250th28th
Psychology 310th136th127th295th43rd
Social Sciences 317th132nd130th269th42nd

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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