University of Banja LukaUniversity

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Foundation: 1975

Mission: To establish the highest academic standards and provide acquisition of knowledge and skills in accordance with the needs of the society and the projected social development i.e. to offer a curricula and application of modern methods of education involving scientific research processes, to educate young and highly qualified professionals in the field of agricultural science and practice, able to use their knowledge, and a devotion to support the development of agriculture as a strategic branch of the Republic of Srpska and BiH, in accordance with contemporary European trends of sustainable development.

Vision: A basic vision of the Faculty of Agriculture, University in Banja Luka, is the establishment of a modern higher education system, compatible with the relevant universities in the region and EU member states, in which the research approach is essential for acquiring of new knowledge. Faculty of Agriculture, with its six Institutes, is the main carrier of scientific research and technological development in the field of agricultural science in the Republic of Srpska. As the most important institution of higher education in the field of agriculture and food production, the Faculty of Agriculture, University in Banja Luka, has a leading role in the development of education and science in the Republic of Srpska and BiH.


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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2470th134th1st
Arts and Humanities 1782nd178th2nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4888th315th3rd
Chemistry 3973rd274th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2686th263rd2nd
Environmental Science 4414th404th3rd
Mathematics 3002nd231st2nd
Medicine +4694th253rd4th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3905th262nd2nd
Social Sciences +3107th255th3rd

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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