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Foundation: 1949

Mission: The mission of the Institut “Jožef Stefan” is the accumulation – and dissemination – of knowledge at the frontiers of natural science and technology to the benefit of society at large through the pursuit of education, learning, research, and development of high technology at the highest international levels of excellence.

Vision: The Institut “Jožef Stefan” strives to remain not only a leading national, but also an important European research centre. Our excellent achievements will be published in the most important scientific publications and will encourage the consciousness of the economy and general public about the meaning of scientific research, technological development and innovations for the greater good. The Institute creates suitable conditions for the young people to realise their talents, ideas and projects for the benefits of Slovenia, Europe and society as a whole.


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 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-27OECDSlovenia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2264th114th647th1434th7th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2507th66th803rd1836th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 1841st129th506th1159th5th
Chemistry 2312th67th730th1483rd5th
Computer Science 1291st34th374th887th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +911th36th278th590th1st
Energy 1641st96th446th951st7th
Engineering +1442nd33rd422nd944th2nd
Environmental Science 2472nd161st715th1456th5th
Mathematics 1343rd53rd398th884th3rd
Medicine +2224th57th673rd1573rd2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2149th108th600th1426th6th
Physics and Astronomy 1402nd49th459th973rd4th
Social Sciences 1883rd127th581st1312th5th

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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