Wroclaw University of Science and TechnologyUniversity


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Foundation: 1945

Mission: Wroclaw University of Science and Technology is a technical university and a research institution. The aim of educating students is to not only provide them with reliable knowledge, but also with creative and critical thinking. The University primarily carries out its mission through the highest standards in scientific research, internationalization and also through the high quality of education which is adapted to labour market requirements. Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, as an academic community, is open and comprehensive, it cherishes university values and traditions and cooperates with other universities and external partners.

Vision: Internally, the university is the centre of the scientists’ and students’ activities, enabling them to fulfil their life aspirations. It is a place where technical, scientific and civilizational problems are addressed, discussed and solved. The Wrocław University of Science and Technology is based on trust the abuse of which is not tolerated.

History: pwr.edu.pl


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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 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-28OECDPoland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 785th136th495th716th45th
Arts and Humanities 624th124th399th586th24th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 815th80th512th738th29th
Business, Management and Accounting 718th86th387th592nd19th
Chemistry 627th47th354th546th15th
Computer Science 475th19th226th377th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 367th30th202nd299th8th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 530th63rd289th443rd16th
Energy 454th39th222nd343rd9th
Engineering 477th33rd249th380th7th
Environmental Science 555th86th354th467th22nd
Mathematics 506th43rd283rd408th7th
Medicine 756th85th456th706th33rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 542nd28th248th450th5th
Physics and Astronomy 532nd47th300th461st9th
Social Sciences 746th109th446th666th29th

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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