University of GdanskUniversity


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Foundation: 1970

Mission: The mission of the University is to educate highly-valued graduates who possess broad knowledge, abilities, and competences that are essential in an economic-social life based on knowledge, and to make a permanent contribution to the scientific-scholarly knowledge of the world and toward the solution of its central contemporary problems.

Vision: The next decade of the University’s development will be marked by the achievement of new levels of quality in education, research, and co-operation with the environment. Education will comprise a broader range of courses of study, enriched with new valuable and useful program contents, delivered through innovative teaching methods. Research will be pursued using advanced methods, and will take in new subject areas that are relevant to the needs of the contemporary world, Poland, and the region. A strengthening of material potential and intellectual capital will be achieved within the framework of increasingly close links with foreign and Polish partners.



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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-28OECDPoland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 710th88th441st642nd32nd
Arts and Humanities 512th52nd304th474th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 783rd65th482nd706th24th
Business, Management and Accounting 772nd104th422nd642nd21st
Chemistry 741st115th446th653rd46th
Computer Science 698th124th429th594th34th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 456th61st287th388th21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 559th71st310th469th17th
Energy 647th152nd389th531st37th
Engineering 610th114th377th513th35th
Environmental Science 527th71st329th439th15th
Mathematics 671st152nd434th573rd39th
Medicine 747th80th447th697th31st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 722nd77th390th625th21st
Physics and Astronomy 714th143rd464th638th36th
Psychology 696th40th386th657th11th
Social Sciences 674th67th380th594th14th

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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