Vytautas Magnus UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1922

Mission: The primary mission of Alma Mater is to uphold humanist culture, avoiding limitations of narrow, highly specialized studies, and remain the hotbed for intellectual sophistication and civil consciousness.

Vision: VMU is an open and modern Lithuanian university which nurtures national identity and actively participates in the academic life of universities around the world.

History: www.vdu.lt

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-27OECDLithuania
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2897th142nd889th1825th5th
Arts and Humanities +1161st84th386th918th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3151st107th1007th2265th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 1566th104th449th996th5th
Chemistry 3222nd156th974th1955th5th
Computer Science 2177th89th640th1389th3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3198th286th820th1707th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1330th91st401st840th5th
Energy 2160th127th556th1186th4th
Engineering +2288th84th672nd1415th4th
Environmental Science 2999th184th802nd1688th4th
Mathematics 2103rd102nd592nd1285th3rd
Medicine +3337th134th990th2305th4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3942nd257th1004th2224th4th
Physics and Astronomy 2155th101st704th1392nd3rd
Psychology 2051st95th616th1607th3rd
Social Sciences +1456th72nd443rd1036th3rd

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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