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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.


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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 +1852nd593rd1215th90th
Arts and Humanities +380th161st334th48th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1832nd664th1354th99th
Business, Management and Accounting 74th22nd54th11th
Chemistry 1561st538th1010th80th
Computer Science 178th36th96th9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +882nd323rd572nd55th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 340th125th238th40th
Energy 381st81st187th15th
Engineering +349th87th201st19th
Environmental Science 845th283rd484th53rd
Mathematics 299th90th174th19th
Medicine +1233rd433rd889th70th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1937th604th1311th98th
Physics and Astronomy 1170th437th823rd66th
Psychology 408th150th365th42nd
Social Sciences +221st75th181st28th
Veterinary 292nd79th195th16th

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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