University of Stavanger: Rankings

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The University of Stavanger ranked 6th in Norway, 1330th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 50% across 51 research topics. The University of Stavanger ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 7,929 publications and 160,225 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 7 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#1330 of 14,131 In the World
#467 of 2,785 In Europe
#6 of 29 In Norway
#26 of 1,098 For Petroleum Engineering
#46 of 1,004 For Risk Management
#131 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
#3992 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#1684 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top50% For 48 other topics

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Engineering

The University of Stavanger ranked 4th for Engineering in Norway and 1177th in the World with 1,671 publications made and 27,273 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Petroleum Engineering, Structural Engineering, Marine Engineering, Chemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 16 In Norway
#394 of 1,123 In Europe
#1177 of 4,624 In the World

University of Stavanger
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1994 1 0
1995 2 3
1996 4 4
1997 1 1
1998 4 1
1999 7 2
2000 12 7
2001 18 23
2002 10 21
2003 22 77
2004 11 12
2005 14 59
2006 27 70
2007 30 89
2008 36 66
2009 63 128
2010 59 225
2011 88 197
2012 69 97
2013 97 168
2014 109 173
2015 113 174
2016 120 199
2017 153 304
2018 144 278
2019 159 305
2020 139 200
2021 159 115

Business

The University of Stavanger ranked 5th for Business in Norway and 529th in the World with 1,337 publications made and 36,256 citations received. Main research topics: Risk Management, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Project Management, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 16 In Norway
#206 of 1,011 In Europe
#529 of 4,001 In the World

University of Stavanger
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1995 2 1
1996 2 3
1997 1 0
1998 2 1
1999 0 0
2000 6 6
2001 8 9
2002 6 19
2003 11 41
2004 16 35
2005 22 80
2006 29 55
2007 41 203
2008 53 171
2009 69 235
2010 91 160
2011 88 364
2012 81 316
2013 64 219
2014 85 298
2015 89 175
2016 95 336
2017 110 232
2018 65 177
2019 69 174
2020 104 197
2021 128 173
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Risk Management 1 12 46
Hospitality and Hotel Management 1 45 131
Actuarial Science 4 98 291
Operations Research 3 107 317
Human Resource Management 4 133 378
Occupational Safety and Health 5 123 420
Finance 4 173 490
Marketing 3 187 515
Management 4 178 540
Investment Banking and Stock trading 5 197 543
Construction Management 4 209 564
Project Management 5 247 596
International Business 6 243 604
International Trade 5 251 621
Entrepreneurship 4 289 621
Supply Chain Management 4 245 714
Advertising 5 238 739
Tax Law 6 277 745
Management Information Systems 7 329 793
Engineering Management 4 272 869

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The University of Stavanger ranked 6th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Norway and 912th in the World with 1,322 publications made and 24,967 citations received. Main research topics: Sociology, Demography, Communications and Public Relations, Political Science, Education Majors.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 21 In Norway
#335 of 1,147 In Europe
#912 of 5,073 In the World

University of Stavanger
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
2001 2 13
2002 5 8
2003 3 10
2004 10 26
2005 12 21
2006 22 75
2007 35 122
2008 30 190
2009 36 113
2010 61 128
2011 52 206
2012 71 177
2013 54 172
2014 62 238
2015 60 100
2016 78 198
2017 95 195
2018 108 149
2019 130 243
2020 160 161
2021 233 142
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Early Childhood Education 3 54 254
Social Work 2 97 326
Occupational Safety and Health 5 123 420
Special Education 4 173 502
Communications and Public Relations 5 207 571
Archaeology 5 234 578
Education Majors 4 176 588
Journalism and Digital Media 5 232 622
Broadcast Journalism 4 234 670
Sociology 5 248 675
Linguistics 5 264 697
Law Enforcement 5 244 726
Gender Studies 6 243 815
Criminology and Criminal Justice 5 230 825
Aesthetics 4 285 834
Urban and Regional planning 6 362 864
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 8 341 892
Political Science 9 454 1256
Demography 9 435 1384

Medicine

The University of Stavanger ranked 7th for Medicine in Norway and 1323rd in the World with 1,316 publications made and 26,922 citations received. Main research topics: Nursing, Healthcare Management (MHA), Health Science, Paramedicine and Emergency medicine, Clinical Psychology.

Rank Ranking
#7 of 17 In Norway
#401 of 1,018 In Europe
#1323 of 4,739 In the World

University of Stavanger
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 0 0
2000 3 4
2001 4 16
2002 2 33
2003 7 14
2004 21 102
2005 18 62
2006 11 63
2007 22 92
2008 38 83
2009 43 108
2010 56 125
2011 46 140
2012 66 243
2013 59 220
2014 71 205
2015 62 146
2016 88 264
2017 94 223
2018 108 230
2019 123 218
2020 172 194
2021 201 86
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 2 97 326
Nursing 4 122 392
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 5 190 566
Healthcare Management (MHA) 5 204 601
Clinical Psychology 5 238 716
Cardiology 5 283 827
Psychiatry 5 282 833
Family medicine 5 280 889
Occupational Therapy 7 325 916
Gerontology 8 286 944
Health Science 5 309 967
Public Health 8 294 982
Neurosurgery 5 317 1040
Physical Therapy 8 408 1222
Oncology and Cancer research 6 447 1627

Psychology

The University of Stavanger ranked 5th for Psychology in Norway and 736th in the World with 908 publications made and 30,634 citations received. Main research topics: Social Psychology, Child Psychology, Education Majors, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 18 In Norway
#267 of 833 In Europe
#736 of 3,654 In the World

University of Stavanger
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1999 1 1
2000 2 1
2001 5 41
2002 7 29
2003 10 39
2004 21 97
2005 18 78
2006 17 88
2007 26 133
2008 28 134
2009 33 184
2010 48 259
2011 51 279
2012 49 206
2013 44 160
2014 45 111
2015 52 184
2016 63 162
2017 65 192
2018 54 114
2019 74 111
2020 82 104
2021 113 84
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Social Work 2 97 326
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 4 131 437
Child Psychology 5 175 499
Special Education 4 173 502
Education Majors 4 176 588
Social Psychology 5 207 595
Clinical Psychology 5 238 716
Psychiatry 5 282 833
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 8 341 892
Occupational Therapy 7 325 916

Environmental Science

The University of Stavanger ranked 6th for Environmental Science in Norway and 1028th in the World with 903 publications made and 17,197 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Geography and Cartography, Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 14 In Norway
#354 of 931 In Europe
#1028 of 4,023 In the World

University of Stavanger
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1994 1 0
1995 1 1
1996 0 0
1997 1 1
1998 2 1
1999 2 1
2000 3 4
2001 3 5
2002 5 1
2003 6 27
2004 7 7
2005 2 20
2006 12 43
2007 8 11
2008 22 72
2009 35 41
2010 36 164
2011 59 135
2012 43 134
2013 52 145
2014 46 149
2015 52 132
2016 83 173
2017 106 198
2018 98 171
2019 61 134
2020 76 103
2021 81 74
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Geotechnical Engineering 4 138 498
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 7 182 541
Mining Engineering 4 175 566
Geology 6 212 574
Paleontology 6 248 682
Petrology and Geochemistry 6 250 753
Oceanography 6 271 778
Earth science and Geophysics 6 288 842
Urban and Regional planning 6 362 864
Environmental Management 6 351 980
Geography and Cartography 7 436 1411

Computer Science

The University of Stavanger ranked 6th for Computer Science in Norway and 1169th in the World with 856 publications made and 15,400 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber Security, Blockchain and Cryptography, Management Information Systems, Data Science.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 16 In Norway
#421 of 1,051 In Europe
#1169 of 4,392 In the World

University of Stavanger
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1995 2 0
1996 0 0
1997 0 0
1998 1 0
1999 1 1
2000 3 1
2001 7 16
2002 3 4
2003 12 27
2004 4 2
2005 12 7
2006 12 17
2007 23 43
2008 33 102
2009 55 82
2010 51 106
2011 49 127
2012 50 93
2013 59 160
2014 59 72
2015 45 77
2016 51 146
2017 57 120
2018 47 91
2019 61 283
2020 84 107
2021 75 71
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Cyber Security 3 105 358
Data Science 4 286 663
Blockchain and Cryptography 4 241 684
Database Administration 3 297 754
Management Information Systems 7 329 793
Computer Networking 4 290 1019
Machine Learning 6 415 1174
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 5 429 1281

Chemistry

The University of Stavanger ranked 6th for Chemistry in Norway and 1531st in the World with 776 publications made and 22,606 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Petrology and Geochemistry, Biochemical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 11 In Norway
#449 of 977 In Europe
#1531 of 4,317 In the World

University of Stavanger
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 3 3
1997 1 0
1998 0 0
1999 1 3
2000 3 3
2001 7 11
2002 6 17
2003 7 72
2004 8 25
2005 7 28
2006 18 129
2007 12 53
2008 15 79
2009 20 116
2010 24 208
2011 39 191
2012 19 81
2013 41 111
2014 35 93
2015 41 85
2016 57 131
2017 65 247
2018 87 224
2019 82 247
2020 87 127
2021 91 62
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Petrology and Geochemistry 6 250 753
Biochemical Engineering 5 352 883
Chemical Engineering 4 265 902
Biochemistry 6 375 1172
Materials Science 4 506 1820

Physics

The University of Stavanger ranked 5th for Physics in Norway and 1758th in the World with 689 publications made and 11,299 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Theoretical Physics.

Rank Ranking
#5 of 11 In Norway
#515 of 969 In Europe
#1758 of 4,082 In the World

University of Stavanger
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 1 0
1997 0 0
1998 0 0
1999 5 9
2000 6 4
2001 7 12
2002 5 8
2003 1 0
2004 4 6
2005 4 12
2006 6 7
2007 5 5
2008 8 20
2009 10 9
2010 11 17
2011 12 34
2012 13 20
2013 30 63
2014 25 80
2015 42 68
2016 48 200
2017 70 211
2018 95 411
2019 94 260
2020 96 321
2021 91 55
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Theoretical Physics 4 277 709
Quantum and Particle physics 5 344 938
Materials Science 4 506 1820

Mathematics

The University of Stavanger ranked 4th for Mathematics in Norway and 704th in the World with 641 publications made and 12,861 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Math Teachers, Actuarial Science, Operations Research.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 14 In Norway
#261 of 816 In Europe
#704 of 3,376 In the World

University of Stavanger
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 2 3
1997 1 0
1998 3 4
1999 2 2
2000 1 1
2001 3 1
2002 2 1
2003 6 8
2004 17 8
2005 13 26
2006 16 32
2007 21 44
2008 26 39
2009 34 153
2010 41 137
2011 38 84
2012 29 30
2013 32 82
2014 38 101
2015 40 79
2016 45 118
2017 40 46
2018 38 81
2019 63 143
2020 52 65
2021 37 22
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Actuarial Science 4 98 291
Operations Research 3 107 317
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 5 246 590
Blockchain and Cryptography 4 241 684
Math Teachers 5 200 743

Economics

The University of Stavanger ranked 6th for Economics in Norway and 663rd in the World with 575 publications made and 11,739 citations received. Main research topics: Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Finance, Actuarial Science, Development Studies.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 13 In Norway
#254 of 790 In Europe
#663 of 3,039 In the World

University of Stavanger
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1998 1 3
1999 2 2
2000 2 1
2001 3 1
2002 5 12
2003 6 13
2004 12 5
2005 12 16
2006 12 19
2007 13 15
2008 17 46
2009 31 123
2010 41 77
2011 31 82
2012 25 75
2013 24 117
2014 34 56
2015 37 73
2016 51 151
2017 51 74
2018 34 59
2019 36 107
2020 41 100
2021 54 65
Speciality Norway rank Europe rank World rank
Agricultural Economics 3 59 234
Actuarial Science 4 98 291
International Economics 5 185 454
Finance 4 173 490
Investment Banking and Stock trading 5 197 543
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 5 246 590
International Trade 5 251 621
Environmental Economics 6 313 790
Development Studies 8 364 1174

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for the University of Stavanger

Speciality Norway Europe World Rank
Illustration and Concept Art 2 119 255
Singing and Vocal Performance 3 156 420
Creative Writing 5 239 655
Performing arts 5 287 795
Art & Design 5 403 1060
Biology 6 506 1948