Uppsala University Best in the Nordics in Physics


Uppsala University ranks 45th in the world in the field of physics in the 2020 Shanghai ranking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. Uppsala University is with its ranking the best in the Nordic region in the field of physics.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, GRAS, was presented on June 29, 2020 and ranks the best universities in 54 disciplines. In total, more than 4 000 universities in the world was ranked.

The method used in the ranking is transparent, with information from third parties and the indicators the subject ranking is based on are:

  • QI – The number of papers published in Q1 Journal Impact Factor Quartile in an Academic Subject
  • CNCI – Category Normalized Citation Impact from InCites to measure average impact of papers authored by an institution in an Academic Subject
  • IC – The percentage of internationally co-authored papers authored by an institution in an Academic Subject
  • Top – The number of papers published in top journals and conferences in an Academic Subject
  • Award – The total number of the staff of an institution winning a significant award in an Academic Subject

The Shanghai ranking was presented by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, which is an independent organisation that has published the subject ranking since 2009.

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Camilla Thulin

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