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 +874th11th276th614th2nd
Arts and Humanities +157th7th42nd141st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 553rd4th119th416th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 617th22nd176th434th3rd
Chemistry 1550th17th458th1052nd2nd
Computer Science 968th14th240th667th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1082nd37th312th679th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 213th5th45th141st1st
Energy 1832nd91st479th1036th9th
Engineering +1617th36th455th1054th5th
Environmental Science 761st15th175th428th1st
Mathematics 916th32nd236th594th5th
Medicine +411th2nd96th318th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 417th6th99th276th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 1311th28th405th909th2nd
Psychology 540th12th145th478th2nd
Social Sciences +229th5th45th183rd1st
Veterinary 680th36th172nd431st6th

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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