Ecole PolytechniqueUniversity


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Foundation: 1794

Mission: In today’s climate of fierce economic competition, innovation is the only route to prosperity. École Polytechnique trains leaders with solid backgrounds in multidisciplinary science through ample exposure to both the business and research worlds.

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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 Universities 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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 749th460th472nd680th119th
Arts and Humanities 570th362nd357th532nd78th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 756th467th455th679th114th
Business, Management and Accounting 562nd267th266th450th27th
Chemistry 506th254th246th428th66th
Computer Science 398th166th162nd304th33rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 371st208th206th303rd70th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 443rd229th230th368th32nd
Energy 546th304th304th431st90th
Engineering 423rd202nd198th326th40th
Environmental Science 602nd397th398th514th130th
Mathematics 244th95th92nd174th19th
Medicine 656th369th360th606th81st
Physics and Astronomy 290th113th109th228th18th
Social Sciences 526th255th256th450th32nd

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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