Top 25 Performing Universities in Regional Joint Publications

In this list we present the U-Multirank 2018 top performers on the indicator ‘regional joint publications’.

Co-publications with authors located elswhere within the institution's geographical region are a reflection of regional linkages between a university and its regional partners.

While the list of top performers is in general dominated by European higher education institutions 17 out of 25), the largest number from a single country is coming from Taiwan (5). Most of the top performers are small in terms of the absolute number of their publications. Within Europe four institutions are from Spain, three from Portugal and three from Romania. Among the top performers we find eleven medical universities.

The 25 top performers in regional joint publications are:

The list is sorted by indicator scores in descending order; possible ties are not marked.


Information about the indicator:


Regional joint publications


Regional Engagement


The percentage of the university's research publications that list at least one co-author with an affiliate address located in the same spatial region (within a distance of 50 km).

Data source

CWTS/Thomson Reuters - Web of Science Core Collection

Time reference

period 2013 - 2016

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