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Foundation: 2017

Mission: HVL has a clear professional and working life-oriented profile. Through education, research and development we create new knowledge and expertise, anchored internationally and with solutions that work locally.

Vision: Knowledge that shapes people and society

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 EuropeNORDIC COUNTRIESOECDNorway
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2964th945th75th1853rd22nd
Arts and Humanities 1349th547th50th1056th13th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3493rd1222nd81st2470th21st
Business, Management and Accounting 1539th514th60th981st15th
Chemistry 1884th677th47th1265th8th
Computer Science 1810th608th48th1188th12th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2911th811th70th1611th23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1353rd458th48th850th13th
Energy 2993rd728th60th1488th17th
Engineering +1972nd665th51st1248th14th
Environmental Science 3843rd1001st95th2051st28th
Mathematics 2108th652nd51st1289th12th
Medicine +3668th1182nd88th2492nd23rd
Physics and Astronomy 1290th477th35th896th5th
Psychology 1119th442nd46th934th12th
Social Sciences +1169th443rd48th861st14th

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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  • Universities
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