Catalogue of Indicators

General

Total number of students
Total number of students in the degree programme.
Students in their 1st year
Number of first-year students in the degree programme.
International students
Number of international students in the degree programme.
Total number of students in field (major)
Total number of students taking the subject in the department, not including minor subject students.
Percentage of female students
Percentage of female students enrolled at the department.
Academic staff (fte)
Number of full-time equivalent academic staff at the institution.
Period of study
The normative period of study for the degree programme (years).
Tuition fees for national students
Tuition fees charged to national students.
Tuition fees for international students
Tuition fees charged to international students.
Female students bachelor
The number of female students enrolled in bachelor programmes as a percentage of total enrolment in bachelor programmes
Female students master
The number of female students enrolled in master programmes as a percentage of total enrolment in master programmes
Female academic staff
The number of female academic staff as a percentage of total number of academic staff
Female professors
The number of female professors as a percentage of total number of professors

Teaching & Learning

Student - staff ratio
The number of students (headcount) per member of the academic staff (fte). Staff solely involved in research is excluded.
Graduating on time (bachelors)
The percentage of graduates that graduated within the time expected (normative time) for their bachelor programme.
Graduating on time (masters)
The percentage of graduates that graduated within the time expected (normative time) for their masters programme.
Academic staff with doctorates
The percentage of academic staff holding a doctorate (PhD or equivalent).
Contact with work environment (bachelors)
A composite measure representing at bachelor level: (1) the inclusion of internships / phases of practical experience or external projects in the curriculum; (2) the percentage of students doing an internship; (3) teaching by practitioners from outside the university departments; and, (4) the percentage of degree theses made in cooperation with industry/external organisations.
BA graduation rate
The percentage of new entrants that successfully completed their bachelor programme.
MA graduation rate
The percentage of new entrants that successfully completed their master programme.
BA graduates in normative time
The percentage of graduates that graduated within the time expected (normative time) for their bachelor programme.
MA graduates in normative time
The percentage of graduates that graduated within the time expected (normative time) for their masters programme.
Relative BA graduate unemployment
The percentage of bachelor graduates unemployment 18 months after graduation.
Relative MA graduate unemployment
The percentage of master graduates unemployment 18 months after graduation.
Contacts with work environment
A composite measure representing at bachelor level: (1) the inclusion of internships/phases in work; and (2) the percentage of students doing an internship; and (3) teaching by practitioners from outside university departments.
Contact with work environment (masters)
A composite measure representing at bachelor level: (1) the inclusion of internships / phases of practical experience or external projects in the curriculum; (2) the percentage of students doing an internship; (3) teaching by practitioners from outside the university departments; and, (4) the percentage of degree theses made in cooperation with industry/external organisations.
Graduates in normative time
Percentage of graduates that graduated within the normative time to degree for their programme.
Relative rate of graduate unemployment
Rate of unemployment of graduates 18 months after graduation, relative to the national graduate unemployment rate.
Hospital beds available for teaching
The number of beds available for teaching in university hospital and affiliated hospitals per 100 students.
Innovative forms of teaching and assessment
The percentage of exminations (in medical doctor training programmes) which use innovative forms of assessment (assessment of practical work by faculty and strctured clinical cases).
Graduation rate long first degree
The percentage of new entrants that successfully completed their long first degree programme.
Graduating on time (long first degree)
The percentage of graduates that graduated within the time expected (normative time) for their long first degree programme.
Relative graduate unemployment long first degree
The percentage of long first degree programme graduates unemployment 18 months after graduation.
Innovative forms of teaching and assessment
The percentage of exminations (in medical doctor training programmes) which use innovative forms of assessment (assessment of practical work by faculty members and strctured clinical cases).
Community service learning
The percentage of credits given in service-learning activities, in relation to total number of credits. Service-learning involves students in community service activities and applies the experience to personal and academic development.
Community service learning
The percentage of credits given in service-learning activities, in relation to total number of credits.
Gender equality

Teaching & Learning

Overall learning experience
An assessment of the quality of the overall learning experience, based on a survey of the students.
Quality of courses & teaching
An assessment of the quality of teaching provision, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Organisation of program
An assessment of the organisation of the programme, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Contact with teachers
An assessment of the feedback given by teachers, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Inclusion of work/practical experience
An assessment of the inclusion of work experience and of elements related to work practice, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Library facilities
An assessment of the quality of library services for students, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Laboratory facilities
An assessment of the quality of laboratories available to students, based on a student satisfaction survey.
IT provision
Student assessment of the quality of IT services for students, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Room facilities
An assessment of lecture halls and seminar rooms, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Linking clinical/preclinical teaching
The integration of pre-clinical/theoretical and clinical courses, based on a student satisfaction survey
Skills Labs
An assessment of the skills labs and training centers concerning maintenance, accessibilty, technical facilities and mentoring, based on a student satisfaction
Bedside teaching
An assessment of bedside teaching concerning mentoring, suitability of rooms and variety of diagnostic techniques applied, based on a student satisfaction survey.
Inclusion of practical experience/clerkships
The integration of practical experience with patient contact into the study programme, based on a student satisfaction survey.

Research

External research income
Research revenue that is not part of a core (or base) grant received from the government. Includes research grants from national and international funding agencies, research councils, research foundations, charities and other non-profit organisations. Measured in €1,000s using Purchasing Power Parities (PPP). Expressed per fte academic staff.
Doctorate productivity
The number of doctorate degrees, relative to the number of academic staff (fte).
Research publications (absolute numbers)
The number of department's research publications indexed in the Web of Science Core Collection database, where at least one author is affiliated to the source university or higher education institution.
Citation rate
The average number of times the department's research publications from the period 2010-2013 are cited in other research (published in 2010-2015), adjusted (normalized) at the global level for the field of science and the year in which a publication appeared.
Top cited papers
The proportion of the department's research publications that, compared to other publications in the same field and in the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited.
Interdisciplinary publications
Percentage of department's research publications within the field's top 10% publications with the highest interdisciplinarity scores.
Research orientation of teaching
The degree to which the education is informed by research in the field (based on a survey of students in the programme).
Post-doc positions
The number of post-doc positions relative to the full-time equivalent number of academic staff.
External research income
Revenue for research that is not part of a core (or base) grant received from the government. Includes research grants from national and international funding agencies, research councils, research foundations, charities and other non-profit organizations. Measured in € 1,000s, using Purchasing Power Parities (PPP). Expressed per fte academic staff.
Research publications (size-normalised)
The number of research publications (indexed in the Web of Science database), where at least one author is affiliated to the university (relative to the number of students).
Publication output
Number of all research publications included in the institution's publications databases, where at least one author is affiliated to the institution (per fte academic staff)
Art related output
The number of scholarly outputs in the creative and performing arts, relative to the full-time equivalent (fte) number of academic staff.
Citation rate
The average number of times the university's research publications (over the period 2011-2014) are cited in other research; adjusted (normalized) at the global level to take into account differences in publication years and to allow for differences in citation customs across academic fields.
Top cited papers
The proportion of the university's research publications that, compared to other publications in the same field and in the same year, belong to the top 10% most frequently cited worldwide.
Interdisciplinary publications
Extent to which reference lists of university's publications reflect cited publications in journals from different scientific disciplines.
Post-doc positions
The number of post-doc positions relative to the number of academic staff (headcount).
Research publications (absolute numbers)
The number of university's research publications (indexed in the Web of Science Core Collections database), where at least one author is affiliated to the source university or higher education institution.
Professional publications
The number of professional publications per fte academic staff. Professional publications are all publications published in journals, books, and other media that are addressed to a professional audience and that can be traced bibliographically. These publications are not peer reviewed as in the category "academic publications".
Strategic research partnerships
The number of strategic partnerships per fte academic staff

International Orientation

International orientation of bachelor programmes
A composite measure taking into account (1) the existence of joint/dual degree programmes; (2) the inclusion of study periods abroad; (3) the percentage of international (degree and exchange) students; and (4) the percentage of international academic staff.
International orientation of master programmes
A composite measure taking into account (1) the existence of joint/dual degree programmes; (2) the inclusion of study periods abroad; (3) the percentage of international (degree and exchange) students; and (4) the percentage of international academic staff.
Opportunities to study abroad
An assessment of the opportunities for studying abroad, based on a survey of the students.
International doctorate degrees
The percentage of doctorate degrees that are awarded to international doctorate candidates.
International joint publications
The percentage of the department's research publications that list at least one affiliate author's address in another country.
International research grants
The proportion of external research revenue – including public and private funding organisations and businesses – that comes from other countries.
Foreign language BA programs
The percentage of bachelor programmes that are offered in a foreign language.
Student mobility
A composite of international incoming exchange students, outgoing exchange students and students in international joint degree programmes.
International academic staff
The percentage of academic staff (on a headcount basis) with foreign citizenship.
International doctorate degrees
The percentage of doctorate degrees that are awarded to international doctorate candidates.
International joint publications
The percentage of the university's research publications that list at least one affiliate author's address located in another country.
Foreign language MA programs
The percentage of masters programmes that are offered in a foreign language.
Program international orientation
International orientation of degree programmes: composite of joint/dual degree programmes, inclusion of study periods abroad, international students, international staff, teaching in foreign language.
Foreign language long first degree programmes
The percentage of long first degree programmes that are offered in a foreign language.

Regional Engagement

Student internships in the region
Out of the students who did an internship, the percentage where the internship was with a company or organisation located in the region.
BA theses with regional organisations
Degree theses of bachelor graduates done in cooperation with organisations (industry, public, non-profit organisations) in the region.
MA theses with regional organisations
Degree theses of master graduates done in cooperation with organisations (industry, public, non-profit organisations) in the region.
Regional joint publications
The percentage of department's research publications that list at least one co-author with an affiliate address in the same spatial region (within a distance of 50 km from the university).
Income from regional sources
The proportion of external research revenues – apart from government or local authority core/recurrent grants – that comes from regional sources (i.e. industry, private organisations, charities).
BA graduates working in region
The percentage of bachelor graduates who found their first job (after graduation) in the region where the university is located.
Student internships in region
Out of all the university's students who did an internship, the percentage where the internship was with a company or organisation located in the region.
Regional joint publications
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).
Income from regional sources
The proportion of external research revenues - apart from government or local authority core/recurrent grants – that comes from regional sources (i.e. industry, private organisations, charities).
MA graduates working in region
The percentage of masters graduates who found their first job (after graduation) in the region where the university is located.
Graduates employment in the region
Percentage of graduates working in the region 18 month after graduation.
Strategic research partnerships in the region
The number of strategic research partnerships with partners in the region as a percentage of the total number of strategic research partnerships

Knowledge Transfer

Income from private sources
Research revenues from private sources as a share of total external research income.
Co-publications with industrial partners
The percentage of a department's research publications that list an author affiliate with an address that refers to a for-profit business enterprise or private sector R&D unit (excludes for-profit hospitals and education organisations).
Patents awarded
The number of patents assigned to (inventors working in) the university over the period 2001-2010.
Co-patents with industry
The percentage of the number of patents assigned to (inventors working in ) the university over the period 2001-2010, which were co-applied with at least 1 applicant from the industry.
Publications cited in patents
The percentage of the department's research publications that were cited in the reference list of at least one international patent (as included in the PATSTAT database).
Income from private sources
Research revenues and knowledge transfer revenues from private sources (incl. not-for profit organisations), excluding tuition fees. Measured in €1,000s using Purchasing Power Parities. Expressed per fte academic staff.
Co-publications with industrial partners
The percentage of the university's research publications that list an author affiliate with an address referring to a for-profit business enterprises or private sector R&D unit (excludes for-profit hospitals and education organisations).
Patents awarded (size-normalised)
The number of patents assigned to (inventors working in) the university over the period 2002-2011 (per 1,000 students).
Industry co-patents
The percentage of the number of patents assigned to (inventors working in ) the university over the period 2002-2011, which were co-applied with at least 1 applicant from the industry.
Spin-offs
The number of spin-offs (i.e. firms established on the basis of a formal knowledge transfer arrangement between the institution and the firm) recently created by the institution (per 1000 fte academic staff)
Publications cited in patents
The percentage of the university's research publications that were mentioned in the reference list of at least one international patent (as included in the PATSTAT database).
Income from continuous professional development (CPD)
The percentage of the university's total revenues that is generated from activities delivering Continuous Professional Development courses and training.
Patents awarded (absolute numbers)
The number of patents assigned to (inventors working in) the university (over the period 2002-2011).
Graduate companies
The number of companies newly founded by graduates per 1000 graduates

Catalogue of Mapping Indicators

General

Size of institution
Number of students (head count)
Percentage of online programmes
Number of online degree programmes as a percentage of all degree programmes
Legal status
Private vs. public
Age of institution
Age of the institution based on the foundation year of the oldest part of the institution

Teaching & Learning

Expenditure on teaching (%)
Expenditure on teaching activities as a percentage of total expenditure
Degree level focus
Number of master and doctorate degrees awarded as a percentage of total number of degrees awarded.
Scope
Number of educational fields in which educational programmes were awarded.
Highest degree awarded
Highest degree level at which the institution has awarded degrees

Research

Expenditure on research
Expenditure on research activities as a percentage of total expenditure
Academic research publications
Number of research publications (bibliometric data) per student
Professional publications
Number of professional publications (sef-reported data) per fte academic staff

International Orientation

Income from international sources
Revenues from foreign sources as a percentage of total revenues
Foreign degree seeking students
Number of degree seeking students with a foreign qualifying diploma as a percentage of total number of degree seeking students

Regional Engagement

Income from regional sources
Revenues from regional sources as a percentage of total revenues
New entrants from the region
Number of first year bachelor students from the region as a percentage of total number of first year bachelor students

Knowledge Transfer

Income from private sources
Revenues from private sources as a percentage of total revenues
Patent applications
Number of patent applications per fte academic staff
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