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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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-28OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 490th269th263rd428th69th
Arts and Humanities 401st212th206th365th30th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 270th86th79th220th20th
Business, Management and Accounting 356th158th156th283rd17th
Chemistry 270th79th76th207th24th
Computer Science 209th68th66th139th19th
Dentistry 242nd111th106th195th25th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 320th164th162nd254th38th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 375th191st188th308th33rd
Energy 309th106th106th207th23rd
Engineering 176th40th37th105th7th
Environmental Science 370th193rd188th284th43rd
Mathematics 241st93rd90th171st27th
Medicine 295th105th100th256th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 427th173rd169th345th39th
Physics and Astronomy 243rd85th81st184th20th
Psychology 227th91st85th215th12th
Social Sciences 439th195th196th371st33rd

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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