Silesian University of TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1945

Mission: As a prestigious European technical university, the Silesian University of Technology hosts innovative research and development activities, and educates highly professional staff for the knowledge-based society and economy. It also actively stimulates the growth of the region and the local communities. Due to the constant improvement of processes and organisation, the university is a friendly and open place for the academic community, in terms of work and development. The Silesian University of Technology is a higher education institution that respects the universal values and academic traditions. It is a modern and widely recognized European institution, one of the top Polish technical universities, educating the elite of the society and supporting the dynamic development of the economy with due regard for the ethical values and the highest quality of research and teaching activities. High position and prestige of the university are built through self-improvement, partnership and cooperation of the employees, students, PhD students and the social and economic environment. These conditions favour creativity, innovativeness and transfer of technologies. Due to the fact, that the Silesian University of Technology takes part in the development of science, technology and culture, it instils the values of patriotism, civil responsibility, active citizenship, mutual respect, tolerance, integrity and fairness in its community. It also promotes respect for good practices in science. The university respects the diversity of the fields of study and differences in beliefs, in accordance with the principle of academic freedom.

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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-27OECDPoland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2351st124th671st1476th38th
Arts and Humanities 1537th141st495th1180th28th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2343rd54th740th1720th15th
Business, Management and Accounting 946th39th282nd668th5th
Chemistry 2443rd76th765th1540th26th
Computer Science 1226th30th357th849th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1356th73rd418th851st15th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 875th48th269th596th11th
Energy 1024th32nd238th572nd8th
Engineering +977th17th254th637th4th
Environmental Science 1697th70th480th1027th12th
Mathematics 1247th50th364th820th12th
Medicine +2116th49th642nd1501st20th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2423rd140th683rd1580th41st
Physics and Astronomy 1647th69th554th1128th13th
Social Sciences +1008th38th319th770th9th

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.

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