Masaryk UniversityUniversity

Czech Republic

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Foundation: 1919

Mission: Masaryk University strives to create and disseminate knowledge, thus enhancing the quality of life and fostering cultural growth in the community. This mission stems from the university’s founding values.

Vision: Masaryk University will be: a research university boasting an internationally respected research programme, a distinguished profile and state-of-the-art infrastructure and research results visible on a European scale; a university providing high-quality teaching based on original research and implemented in accordance with international trends in university education, heightening its attractiveness for students in the Central European region; a university striving to live up to its name as one of the most prominent Czech universities, fully capable of equipping graduates with lasting educational values; a university whose opinion will be a respected leading voice in the Czech environment, especially in the areas of higher education and research; a university, whose significant involvement in partnerships with educational and research institutions as well as various private businesses and public institutions will be directed at improving the relevance and enhancing the application of academic activity results on a broad scale; a university providing attractive employment opportunities on a national as well as Central European scale, utilizing a targeted personnel policy to promote the growth of skills of existing staff as well as attracting new skilled employees, especially from abroad; a university taking an active part in international collaborative efforts on both a European and worldwide scale.



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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldEastern EuropeEU-28OECDCzech Republic
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 504th20th275th441st8th
Arts and Humanities 281st15th127th249th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 584th10th294th510th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 634th52nd319th513th6th
Chemistry 575th28th306th496th7th
Computer Science 470th17th221st372nd4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 372nd31st207th304th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 427th35th221st356th5th
Energy 540th81st299th425th6th
Engineering 541st68th310th444th7th
Environmental Science 345th16th164th260th1st
Mathematics 426th23rd214th331st4th
Medicine 547th14th264th497th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 576th35th276th483rd8th
Physics and Astronomy 606th73rd371st534th7th
Psychology 429th12th191st402nd2nd
Social Sciences 285th7th113th238th2nd
Veterinary 475th34th178th356th8th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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