Academic Ranking of World Universities

Academic Ranking of World Universities logo Aalborg University ranking

First published: 2003

Database used for data collection: Web of Science (Clarivate)

The ranking list is based on six indicators, divided into four groups:

  • Number of publications in the journals Nature and Science – weight 20%
  • Number of publications in Science Citation Index-expanded and Social Science Citation Index – weight 20%
  • Highly cited researcher in 21 broad subject categories – weight 20%
  • Staff of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals – weight 20%
  • Alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Field Medals – weight 10%
  • Per capita academic performance of an institution – weight 10%

Academic field rankings are available for:

  • Natural Science & Mathematics
  • Engineering/Technology & Computer Sciences
  • Life & Agricultural Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine & Pharmacy
  • Social Sciences

Subject rankings are available for:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics/Business


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If you have any questions relating to the ranking of Aalborg University, please contact:

Senior Consultant Birte C. Hornemann
Tel.: (45) 9940 9642