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 +1749th72nd509th1147th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2591st72nd830th1886th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 1693rd117th470th1079th2nd
Chemistry 2019th40th626th1309th1st
Computer Science 2915th207th828th1671st2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 572nd13th149th358th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1125th76th356th748th2nd
Energy 1511th81st399th872nd1st
Engineering +2054th89th623rd1267th1st
Environmental Science 2824th203rd805th1625th2nd
Mathematics 2721st188th770th1570th1st
Physics and Astronomy 2304th150th748th1455th2nd
Social Sciences +2106th147th633rd1443rd3rd

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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  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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