University of MostarUniversity

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Foundation: 1976

Mission: The University’s mission is based on the tasks defined by the Law and Statute of the University of Mostar and the Law on Higher Education. The University organizes and conducts university studies, scientific and high-level work and develops artistic and technological creativity. With the pursuit of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate education based on scientific, artistic and developmental research, the University’s task is to transfer the knowledge to the economy and society in general. The University makes strategic decisions to promote the development of science, curriculum, professional work and augmentation plans for external partners in scientific activities and higher education. The University provides and implements the mechanisms for mobility of students and teachers, the rational use of human and material resources, with constant monitoring of the quality, competitiveness and international competitiveness of scientific, teaching, artistic and professional work. The University’s mission is best reflected through three basic features: education - based on excellence, which through the teaching and research process focuses on students in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies, preparing them to be highly professional, self-motivating and productive experts in both their existing and future activities. - scientific-research work - based on excellence and integrated in the education process at all levels in order to train new generations of researchers capable of operating and accomplishing in the international research market. - the development of the community - due to educational, artistic and scientific research work, the University is the main agitator of the overall economic, cultural and social development both in the region in which it operates and at the national and international level; through its activities, the University promotes the preservation and promotion of the historical and cultural legacy of our community on regional, national and international level.

Vision: The University of Mostar will develop into contemporary higher education institution included in the European higher education and research area. The strong linkage between the scientific and educational process will support the quality and efficient education based on learning outcomes and lifelong learning conception. The university's educational process should be recognizable for excellence at the local, national and international level. Scientific research at the University will be based on scientific excellence defined by international indicators and stronger integration with the educational process at all levels, especially in postgraduate studies. New ideas and technological solutions, critical thinking and creativity will turn the University into one of the key drivers of the economy and sustainable development. At the same time, it will promote and work on preservation of the cultural and historical heritage of the social community, in which it originated.


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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 EuropeBosnia and Herzegovina
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4140th209th1st
Medicine +4460th233rd3rd

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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