Lithuanian Sports UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1934

Mission: Promote sustainable development of physical, mental, emotional and social well-being of people (from childhood till old age), help train elite athletes, participants of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and provide prompt recommendations to politicians and all interested institutions on the development of Lithuanian social and economic well-being through sport, physical activity, recreation and rehabilitation through creative involvement of the world research, studies and modern technology in sport and exercise, physical activity and nutrition, recreation and rehabilitation and the development of research of the highest international level in those areas in Lithuania.

Vision: Become a University that ensures a wholesome and happy life through sport and physical activity, the cultural, scientific and educational values of which as well as the benefits of sport, physical activity, recreation and health promotion could be felt by every person in Lithuania, and especially by a student of Lithuanian Sports University.


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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-27OECDLithuania
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4901st316th1355th3002nd7th
Environmental Science 3182nd246th874th1778th8th
Medicine +4687th252nd1203rd2954th5th
Psychology 2261st111th651st1727th5th
Social Sciences 2899th233rd755th1825th8th

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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