Riga Technical UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1862

Mission: To ensure internationally competitive high quality scientific research, tertiary education, technology transfer and innovation for Latvian national economy and the society.

Vision: Riga Technical University – a modern and prestigious University, internationally recognised as the leading university of science and innovation in the Baltic States – a cornerstone of the development of Latvia.

History: www.rtu.lv

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-27OECDLatvia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3022nd150th905th1880th2nd
Business, Management and Accounting 1667th111th469th1042nd2nd
Chemistry 3291st169th988th1982nd2nd
Computer Science 3068th173rd843rd1775th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 738th20th199th464th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1039th66th317th671st2nd
Energy 1873rd94th489th1057th1st
Engineering +2328th90th683rd1429th1st
Environmental Science 2616th129th712th1496th1st
Mathematics 2532nd149th707th1494th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 2514th147th804th1571st2nd
Social Sciences +2045th119th597th1379th2nd

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?

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