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.


Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 areas/categories

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-27OECDCzech Republic
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1519th35th509th1051st5th
Arts and Humanities +227th11th64th203rd2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1453rd16th426th1085th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 901st42nd272nd618th4th
Chemistry 1819th29th550th1221st6th
Computer Science 1045th19th264th713th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1230th44th365th780th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 827th43rd252nd543rd5th
Energy 2325th143rd587th1244th12th
Engineering +1839th50th532nd1184th7th
Environmental Science 1248th33rd309th731st6th
Mathematics 915th31st235th593rd4th
Medicine +1289th20th372nd942nd4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1846th78th533rd1260th12th
Physics and Astronomy 2223rd106th723rd1425th13th
Psychology 464th10th118th410th1st
Social Sciences +340th9th80th263rd2nd
Veterinary 908th47th222nd541st9th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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