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 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 904th190th537th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 653rd60th335th1st
Chemistry 643rd55th369th1st
Computer Science 663rd97th399th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 582nd160th398th2nd
Energy 508th62nd269th1st
Engineering 589th100th356th1st
Environmental Science 655th160th438th2nd
Mathematics 698th175th454th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 671st108th424th1st
Social Sciences 652nd56th361st1st

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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