University of SurreyUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1966

Mission: The University of Surrey provides excellent education, and advances and disseminates knowledge. The University transforms lives and shapes the world for a better future by partnering with students, governments, businesses, alumni and local communities. The University makes social and economic impacts through research and innovation, and provides solutions to global challenges.

Vision: The University of Surrey will be a leading global university. We will be renowned for the outstanding quality and impact of our graduates and research, as well as our collective contributions to society. We will build on our distinctive heritage of practice-based learning and excellent student experience, and embrace our future by focusing on digital transformation.


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 +446th233rd233rd376th59th
Arts and Humanities +310th145th144th277th48th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 665th399th390th601st97th
Business, Management and Accounting 95th31st30th71st13th
Chemistry 561st319th312th481st76th
Computer Science 234th77th72nd154th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +333rd175th178th264th48th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 228th91st89th168th34th
Energy 263rd89th86th176th16th
Engineering +290th100th97th200th22nd
Environmental Science 332nd147th145th243rd42nd
Mathematics 319th130th125th235th28th
Medicine +586th318th307th518th68th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 613th332nd336th535th80th
Physics and Astronomy 476th243rd235th388th47th
Psychology 293rd120th114th274th31st
Social Sciences +205th68th65th171st26th
Veterinary 235th73rd78th171st14th

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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