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Foundation: 2003

Mission: The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), as one of the major German universities, is facing up to its social responsibility. In research, teaching and management, we are committed to national and international standards in order to fulfil our educational mission and successfully help shape the structural change of the region. We see our university as a unity of all disciplines and all members and strive for interdisciplinary networking and broad participation of all scientists, staff and students in shaping the future of the university.

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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 EuropeEU-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 502nd279th273rd439th72nd
Arts and Humanities 443rd246th241st405th39th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 362nd146th137th304th37th
Business, Management and Accounting 490th226th224th394th31st
Chemistry 525th268th260th446th91st
Computer Science 461st218th213th364th55th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 510th339th340th442nd87th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 307th147th144th250th24th
Energy 432nd203rd202nd321st51st
Engineering 447th224th220th350th62nd
Environmental Science 447th258th252nd360th69th
Mathematics 463rd245th246th367th74th
Medicine 278th98th93rd239th19th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 478th209th204th391st50th
Physics and Astronomy 496th270th266th425th83rd
Psychology 344th153rd144th326th29th
Social Sciences 515th248th248th439th47th

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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