Polish Academy of Sciences *Government


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Foundation: 1952

Mission: Pursuing advanced research at its scientific units, of strategic importance for the development of science and the economy. Organizing large, frequently interdisciplinary research teams, involving the concentration of modern research hardware. Integrating Poland’s research community in close cooperation with universities and research units. Supporting various forms of international research cooperation. Educating young scholars in doctoral and post-graduate programs and supporting those just starting out on a career in research. Putting the results of scientific research to innovative use, including via cooperation with the business community. Formulating opinions and producing expert studies on science and policy issues of fundamental importance. Promoting greater public awareness of science

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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 Government 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-27OECDPoland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +108th3rd22nd68th1st
Arts and Humanities +204th10th54th182nd3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 340th3rd65th254th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 957th41st287th676th7th
Chemistry 671st4th162nd441st1st
Computer Science 203rd2nd33rd115th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +82nd3rd14th38th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 703rd34th217th482nd6th
Energy 643rd13th130th344th2nd
Engineering +135th2nd16th62nd1st
Environmental Science 223rd7th38th103rd1st
Mathematics 135th3rd23rd66th1st
Medicine +579th3rd135th429th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 217th2nd36th137th1st
Physics and Astronomy 154th2nd24th100th1st
Psychology 462nd8th118th411th3rd
Social Sciences +305th8th78th255th2nd
Veterinary 142nd2nd32nd90th2nd

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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