Johannes Kepler Universitat LinzUniversity


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Foundation: 1966

Mission: The JKU considers itself a strongly rooted, regional institution but at the same time, an internationally-oriented university propelling itself to become a leading European academic institution. The JKU's success and potential have been firmly established by its assets and strengths: Deep roots and a strong legacy in the region, International activities, Anchored as part of society and the local business community, Excellent employees, Innovation through interdisciplinary practices, Real-world practices integrated in to teaching and research, Strong campus culture.

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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-28OECDAustria
Arts and Humanities 432nd234th235th394th6th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 705th438th428th641st21st
Business, Management and Accounting 409th187th184th327th5th
Chemistry 611th366th361st531st18th
Computer Science 380th150th144th278th3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 414th203rd206th332nd7th
Energy 560th317th322nd452nd14th
Engineering +400th183rd178th305th6th
Environmental Science 439th242nd243rd349th11th
Mathematics 427th209th204th339th9th
Medicine +695th421st412th626th20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 693rd401st408th614th12th
Physics and Astronomy 484th249th241st395th10th
Psychology 619th341st338th584th10th
Social Sciences +519th239th238th434th9th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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