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.



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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 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 632nd379th381st565th97th
Arts and Humanities 503rd299th296th465th57th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 729th441st429th652nd140th
Business, Management and Accounting 440th197th196th351st24th
Chemistry 500th249th241st422nd83rd
Computer Science 570th314th312th469th91st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 459th291st290th391st74th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 500th262nd269th416th55th
Energy 357th139th139th247th33rd
Engineering 389th171st167th293rd46th
Environmental Science 457th268th262nd370th72nd
Mathematics 493rd271st272nd395th83rd
Medicine 700th410th401st650th113th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 674th353rd352nd579th87th
Physics and Astronomy 491st265th261st420th81st
Social Sciences 697th401st402nd617th91st

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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