Charles University *University

Czech Republic

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Foundation: 1348

Mission: Charles University wishes to be an epicentre of education, independent knowledge and creative activities that are key in the scientific, cultural, social and economic development of society, and simultaneously be a place where lasting values, knowledge and skills are cultivated and transmitted to the following generations. The next generation of academics must prepare for this and focus their efforts on forming the country’s future elite, who will hold the leading roles in economy, the health sector, social care, culture and public services.

Vision: For Charles University to be an internationally established institution of cutting-edge research and education, for it to be appealing and welcoming for its students, post-graduates and staff members, offer modern facilities and equipment and present itself as a self-confident and cohesive cultural community.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education-Economics Institute
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 +650th8th156th433rd3rd
Arts and Humanities +174th6th45th157th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 603rd4th133rd447th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 684th22nd199th499th3rd
Chemistry 1688th21st492nd1092nd3rd
Computer Science 877th20th249th610th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +868th31st260th563rd2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 173rd5th32nd119th1st
Energy 1233rd53rd301st695th5th
Engineering +1732nd59th531st1110th6th
Environmental Science 901st24th235th524th2nd
Mathematics 610th18th166th395th3rd
Medicine +428th2nd100th322nd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 354th6th70th234th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 1207th33rd379th847th5th
Psychology 470th9th122nd418th1st
Social Sciences +238th4th48th197th1st
Veterinary 564th30th149th373rd4th

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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