Palacky UniversityUniversity

Czech Republic

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Foundation: 1566

Mission: The mission of the University is to promote the involvement of students in all areas of research, to cultivate their critical and creative thinking, and to provide high-quality university education in a broad range of natural, medical, and social sciences and humanities on the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral levels. Our active partnership with both the regional community and the global community contributes to the development of the intellectual wealth of the society and its sustainable scientific, technological, cultural, and social development. In all that we do at Palacký University, we strive for perfection, innovation, engagement, team work, transparency, academic integrity, freedom and autonomy, necessary continuity, and integration into the society. We proudly acknowledge the rich and successful history of the university since 1573. We will continue to do our utmost to preserve and care for these values, maintaining and developing them.

Vision: Palacký University Olomouc will continue to be a leading research-oriented university with the ambition to place among the top 5 Czech universities and the top 500 universities the world over.


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 +1313th41st361st861st11th
Arts and Humanities +752nd46th245th637th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1896th30th577th1401st7th
Business, Management and Accounting 1546th102nd441st1008th11th
Chemistry 1969th35th609th1277th7th
Computer Science 2758th183rd799th1615th16th
Dentistry 814th23rd210th513th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2330th199th678th1378th15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1992nd167th523rd1155th15th
Energy 2345th171st635th1279th13th
Engineering +1471st39th435th963rd5th
Environmental Science 2485th164th720th1462nd15th
Mathematics 2803rd198th788th1612th17th
Medicine +2142nd51st650th1516th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1187th38th313th836th9th
Physics and Astronomy 1205th32nd378th846th4th
Psychology 1712th70th528th1377th6th
Social Sciences +1029th43rd326th784th4th

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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