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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.



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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-28OECDSlovenia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 629th56th378th562nd2nd
Arts and Humanities 537th67th328th499th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 763rd54th462nd686th5th
Chemistry 651st59th377th570th6th
Computer Science 571st39th313th470th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 416th47th250th348th2nd
Energy 503rd58th264th389th5th
Engineering 451st25th224th354th2nd
Environmental Science 565th92nd364th477th6th
Mathematics 569th79th342nd471st5th
Medicine 688th49th390th638th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 703rd69th377th608th4th
Physics and Astronomy 497th35th267th426th3rd
Social Sciences 794th144th486th714th6th

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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