Technische Universitat DresdenUniversity


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Foundation: 1828

Mission: The Technische Universität Dresden has its roots in the Royal Saxon Technical School, which was founded in 1828. Today, it is a university that coalesces natural and engineering sciences with humanities and social sciences, as well as medicine. This wide range of disciplines, unique in Germany, obligates the university to promote interdisciplinarity and to contribute to the integration of science into society. The Technische Universität Dresden aims to establish a balance between professional and personal responsibilities and strives to ensure equal opportunity in all its employment practices. The members of the Technische Universität Dresden cultivate positive, trusting relationships in teaching, studies and research. In this environment, different biographies and career aspirations are enabled to develop to their fullest potential. The Technische Universität Dresden maintains close relations with its alumni, its supporters and invites them to stay involved in university activities. The Technische Universität Dresden promotes the international character of the university and its members as well as cross-border cooperation in research and teaching. The university engages in worldwide cooperation and is proud of its direct and close contacts with scientific institutions outside of the academic community, with companies and cultural institutions in Dresden.

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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-27OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +975th307th253rd644th64th
Arts and Humanities +583rd244th189th498th36th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 389th103rd78th289th24th
Business, Management and Accounting 400th162nd99th297th14th
Chemistry 506th140th112th335th37th
Computer Science 362nd106th80th225th26th
Dentistry 274th103rd83rd195th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +861st315th257th557th47th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 527th203rd151st363rd29th
Energy 437th97th76th217th24th
Engineering +344th86th64th198th13th
Environmental Science 1189th406th311th710th62nd
Mathematics 456th151st116th283rd39th
Medicine +456th146th104th342nd27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 858th253rd213th598th48th
Physics and Astronomy 475th137th104th320th37th
Psychology 345th132nd90th313th23rd
Social Sciences +561st218th157th446th31st

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.

Where is the institution located?

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