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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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-28OECDAustria
Arts and Humanities 476th274th271st438th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 723rd435th423rd646th22nd
Business, Management and Accounting 390th174th172nd310th4th
Chemistry 566th307th299th487th15th
Computer Science 362nd141st136th271st3rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 410th213th212th340th8th
Energy 579th332nd334th464th13th
Engineering 411th191st187th315th4th
Environmental Science 438th249th243rd351st10th
Mathematics 439th225th224th343rd9th
Medicine 692nd403rd394th642nd17th
Physics and Astronomy 490th264th260th419th10th
Psychology 666th369th362nd628th9th
Social Sciences 566th284th285th487th10th

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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