Hungarian Academy of Sciences *Government


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Foundation: 1825

Mission: True to the intention of its founder, István Széchenyi, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences has been at the service of knowledge, the Hungarian nation and universal science for nearly two centuries, continuously refining its mission. The Hungarian Academy of Sciences works for the advancement of Hungary; it aims to strengthen its security and improve the living standards, competencies and the access to knowledge for all Hungarians. The mission of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is rooted in its centuries-old traditions, the achievements of Hungarian science, the Academy’s authority established by the Academy Law and its responsibility to fulfil its duties. All activities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences are based on the greatest appreciation for scientific facts, the principles and methods of science and a dedication to serve the Hungarian nation. The Academy is a public association which includes and represents the Hungarian scientific community. The Academy is the guardian of the Hungarian language and the custodian of the nation’s scientific and cultural heritage. The Academy supports the advancement of scientific research in Hungary and represents the interests of Hungarian science. The Academy is the custodian of scientific excellence and the ethical conduct of science. The Academy is committed to expanding the international relations of Hungarian science, to improving the visibility of its achievements and to representing its interests on the international scene. The Academy is the nation’s chief advisor. The Academy communicates science to the public.

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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 Government 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-28OECDHungary
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 411th6th201st352nd1st
Arts and Humanities 317th16th145th284th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 473rd5th205th404th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd60th335th531st3rd
Chemistry 484th9th226th407th1st
Computer Science 395th8th160th302nd1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 269th14th124th206th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 391st28th196th322nd2nd
Energy 453rd38th221st342nd4th
Engineering 361st11th148th268th1st
Environmental Science 432nd32nd238th345th1st
Mathematics 309th9th130th223rd1st
Medicine 499th8th225th450th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 451st14th186th366th1st
Physics and Astronomy 251st8th86th192nd1st
Psychology 452nd13th205th422nd3rd
Social Sciences 366th10th154th311th1st
Veterinary 324th14th124th257th2nd

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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