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


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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-28Lithuania
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 781st133rd492nd5th
Arts and Humanities 562nd82nd349th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1052nd210th653rd5th
Business, Management and Accounting 726th88th392nd5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 603rd176th411th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 491st53rd262nd5th
Energy 628th139th375th5th
Engineering 683rd174th420th5th
Environmental Science 622nd138th415th6th
Mathematics 684th164th443rd4th
Social Sciences 631st46th342nd2nd

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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