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

Vision: Information not localized

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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 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-28OECDPoland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 153rd3rd55th126th1st
Arts and Humanities 193rd7th80th169th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 362nd3rd137th304th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 623rd48th312th505th8th
Chemistry 380th3rd144th311th2nd
Computer Science 339th5th122nd249th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 70th3rd17th44th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 399th29th204th330th4th
Energy 444th32nd212th333rd6th
Engineering 249th4th69th165th1st
Environmental Science 185th7th57th116th1st
Mathematics 206th3rd71st141st1st
Medicine 417th3rd169th370th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 199th2nd52nd150th1st
Physics and Astronomy 80th3rd19th54th1st
Psychology 376th7th162nd354th2nd
Social Sciences 284th6th112th237th1st
Veterinary 144th1st45th113th1st

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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