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Foundation: 1782

Mission: As a prestigious institution of Hungary’s higher education system, the mission of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) is to provide differentiated, multilevel quality education and scientific training, built on strong bachelor programmes, carry out research, development and innovation, and employ an academic staff with PhD degrees and above in engineering, natural sciences and certain fields of economics and social sciences.

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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.

AreaWorldEastern EuropeEU-27OECDHungary
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1881st59th623rd1272nd3rd
Arts and Humanities 1158th83rd383rd915th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2506th64th803rd1839th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 886th40th267th608th2nd
Chemistry 1762nd25th533rd1188th3rd
Computer Science 746th7th173rd507th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 842nd24th230th526th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1144th72nd350th737th7th
Energy 1227th33rd284th700th2nd
Engineering +328th4th58th196th1st
Environmental Science 1371st38th340th802nd3rd
Mathematics 483rd14th112th300th1st
Medicine 2191st62nd677th1568th7th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1878th84th550th1285th9th
Physics and Astronomy 1805th49th591st1218th4th
Psychology 1106th31st325th922nd6th
Social Sciences +1072nd38th318th795th3rd

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?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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