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Foundation: 1919

Mission: The University of Latvia promotes the development of Latvian society and state, guarantees the students an opportunity to acquire excellent higher education and professional skills, as well as pursue personal development through scientific and creative work.

Vision: The University of Latvia in 2020 is one of the leading research universities in the Baltic region and is acknowledged among the European universities.

History: www.lu.lv

58th

Overall percentile

55th

Research percentile

59th

Innovation percentile

30th

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-28Latvia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 775th128th486th1st
Arts and Humanities 562nd82nd349th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 773rd60th472nd2nd
Chemistry 779th144th471st2nd
Computer Science 683rd113th418th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 589th165th401st3rd
Energy 618th130th367th2nd
Engineering 623rd125th385th2nd
Environmental Science 667th167th447th3rd
Mathematics 645th130th411th1st
Medicine 663rd37th367th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 814th112th463rd1st
Physics and Astronomy 738th161st480th2nd
Social Sciences 722nd92nd426th4th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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