Zurich University of Applied SciencesUniversity


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Foundation: 2007

Mission: «Model solutions and standard processes in everyday working life lead less and less to the desired goal. More than just specialist knowledge is needed here.»

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.zhaw.ch


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 EuropeOECDSwitzerland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 477th257th415th15th
Arts and Humanities 548th342nd510th17th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 706th418th629th28th
Business, Management and Accounting 811th431st679th14th
Chemistry 539th281st460th25th
Computer Science 551st295th450th21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 591st315th497th13th
Energy 501st262nd387th9th
Engineering 635th384th538th21st
Environmental Science 566th366th478th21st
Mathematics 645th402nd547th27th
Medicine 746th455th696th30th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 741st403rd643rd25th
Psychology 719th410th680th19th
Social Sciences 711th414th631st19th

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.

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