Universitat BayreuthUniversity


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Foundation: 1972

Mission: Creative, courageous, innovative, and liveable – in short, more than just a university!

Vision: The green campus of the University of Bayreuth is a meeting place of people and ideas where academic life is more varied and personal than it is at Germany's large universities. Top-notch research, state-of-the-art teaching methods, international influences, diversity, and a springboard to a successful career – these are all things the University of Bayreuth stands for.


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-27OECDGermany
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2377th719th674th1484th122nd
Arts and Humanities +929th413th309th772nd58th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1914th702nd584th1416th150th
Business, Management and Accounting 417th170th107th310th16th
Chemistry 1319th443rd353rd851st107th
Computer Science 1733rd616th526th1158th113th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1921st640th581st1172nd90th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 908th343rd282nd617th56th
Energy 466th103rd80th236th26th
Engineering +834th257th202nd535th38th
Environmental Science 1890th638th537th1143rd101st
Mathematics 1780th608th537th1134th117th
Medicine +2096th742nd635th1486th124th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 338th84th67th222nd14th
Physics and Astronomy 1447th545th479th1003rd115th
Psychology 1200th482nd362nd1001st80th
Social Sciences +1464th563rd469th1064th85th

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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