Mission: ETH Zurich imparts to its students the highest state of knowledge and practical skills. It seeks to enable young people to find their orientation in a complex and rapidly changing world, and to stimulate an understanding of ethical and cultural values so that, upon completing their studies, they will be not only highly qualified professional people but also responsible members of society. ETH is not content with mere participation in solving already known problems. In the context of global civilisation, it must respond to changing conditions, it must identify new problems as a kind of early warning system, and assume a leading role in seeking solutions. In doing so, it depends on the spirit of discovery, innovative force, and flexibility in its members. As a technical university in a small country, ETH Zurich can only compete with the world's best by establishing international links, by recruiting its academic and research staff worldwide, and by remaining attractive to students from abroad. The multicultural tradition of Switzerland, its cultural heritage acquired over many generations, provide in our view a strong base for this purpose.
Vision: Information not localized
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.
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.
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.
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences +||161st||38th||99th||1st|
|Arts and Humanities +||143rd||61st||129th||2nd|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology||146th||36th||114th||2nd|
|Business, Management and Accounting||100th||32nd||71st||1st|
|Earth and Planetary Sciences +||52nd||11th||23rd||1st|
|Economics, Econometrics and Finance||52nd||14th||39th||1st|
|Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics||312th||72nd||202nd||3rd|
|Physics and Astronomy||94th||22nd||57th||3rd|
|Social Sciences +||102nd||34th||84th||1st|
|Agricultural and Biological Sciences +||84th||14th||49th||1st|
|Arts and Humanities +||121st||55th||113th||2nd|
|Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology||74th||16th||58th||1st|
|Business, Management and Accounting||95th||31st||70th||1st|
|Earth and Planetary Sciences +||23rd||3rd||8th||1st|
|Economics, Econometrics and Finance||39th||9th||32nd||1st|
|Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics||165th||40th||105th||2nd|
|Physics and Astronomy||29th||5th||15th||1st|
|Social Sciences +||84th||29th||75th||1st|
|Building and Construction||15th||2nd||3rd||1st|
|Civil and Structural Engineering||31st||3rd||5th||1st|
|Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering||57th||10th||21st||1st|
|Building and Construction||10th||2nd||3rd||1st|
|Civil and Structural Engineering||23rd||2nd||4th||1st|
|Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering||38th||4th||10th||1st|
|Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine||902nd||351st||731st||12th|
|Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine||423rd||165th||365th||8th|
|Pathology and Forensic Medicine||156th||57th||137th||5th|
|Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health||940th||337th||788th||14th|
|Psychiatry and Mental Health||598th||215th||502nd||12th|
|Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health||235th||52nd||153rd||3rd|
|Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine||541st||219th||463rd||13th|
|Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging||211th||70th||173rd||5th|
|Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine||455th||164th||363rd||5th|
|Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine||212th||76th||186th||3rd|
|Pathology and Forensic Medicine||93rd||34th||80th||4th|
|Pediatrics, Perinatology and Child Health||506th||170th||420th||7th|
|Psychiatry and Mental Health||340th||122nd||282nd||6th|
|Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health||158th||31st||99th||2nd|
|Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine||261st||103rd||223rd||5th|
|Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging||110th||32nd||90th||2nd|
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.