Brandenburgische Technische Universitat CottbusUniversity


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Foundation: 1991

Mission: Our research, teaching and learning are driven by passion.

Vision: Our university wants to make a contribution towards making tomorrow's world a better place. The research institutes, the administration team and all departments of Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus–Senftenberg (BTU) work closely together towards this goal. With interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, knowledge and technology transfer and further education, BTU is looking for solution approaches that solve international as well as national and regional problems. These include challenges in the areas of energy, healthcare, environment, IT-based networks and communication and also cultural and social issues. BTU offers flexible career paths that meet the individual needs in an increasingly rapidly changing world. Our outstandingly supportive supervision and the international and close-knit life on campus create a motivating and creative studying and working environment.

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 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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +690th452nd459th619th126th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 738th470th460th674th163rd
Business, Management and Accounting 806th416th436th666th79th
Chemistry 608th363rd358th528th115th
Computer Science 673rd398th392nd562nd123rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences +501st331st339th432nd93rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 628th351st370th530th71st
Energy 582nd336th342nd472nd88th
Engineering +549th324th323rd453rd108th
Environmental Science 555th352nd356th464th107th
Mathematics 681st429th436th591st136th
Medicine +691st417th408th622nd122nd
Physics and Astronomy 612th372nd365th522nd121st
Social Sciences +745th414th420th652nd93rd

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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