Budapest University of Technology and EconomicsUniversity


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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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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

AreaWorldEastern EuropeEU-28OECDHungary
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 666th70th406th598th8th
Arts and Humanities 506th50th298th468th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 800th71st497th723rd9th
Business, Management and Accounting 647th58th331st526th2nd
Chemistry 588th32nd319th509th4th
Computer Science 439th13th195th343rd2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 447th58th278th379th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 604th86th341st509th6th
Energy 484th54th249th371st5th
Engineering 388th13th166th292nd2nd
Environmental Science 512th63rd314th424th3rd
Mathematics 410th21st198th315th2nd
Medicine 775th98th474th725th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 651st48th332nd556th5th
Physics and Astronomy 601st70th366th529th7th
Psychology 686th37th379th647th9th
Social Sciences 625th44th336th546th5th

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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