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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 +1367th46th382nd899th3rd
Arts and Humanities 1046th71st350th858th3rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3588th153rd1135th2492nd11th
Business, Management and Accounting 1009th44th299th704th4th
Chemistry 1796th29th544th1169th5th
Computer Science 767th15th206th528th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1154th55th352nd735th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1399th110th426th885th9th
Energy 1208th50th297th684th2nd
Engineering +263rd4th41st147th1st
Environmental Science 1492nd60th412th899th3rd
Mathematics 720th21st206th478th3rd
Medicine 2725th91st822nd1925th10th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1971st93rd551st1335th10th
Physics and Astronomy 1613th67th542nd1110th4th
Psychology 1613th60th497th1313th8th
Social Sciences +1021st42nd322nd778th3rd

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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