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 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 +2681st158th748th1630th46th
Arts and Humanities +778th49th255th659th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2943rd93rd944th2113th31st
Business, Management and Accounting 1535th99th439th1004th26th
Chemistry 3466th206th1004th1997th62nd
Computer Science 2244th111th688th1417th37th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +2093rd169th623rd1253rd34th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1432nd114th434th903rd24th
Energy 1429th68th363rd820th21st
Engineering 2456th141st716th1427th38th
Environmental Science 2080th107th605th1246th26th
Mathematics 2978th226th817th1687th49th
Medicine +2680th87th813th1900th35th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1109th34th288th782nd10th
Physics and Astronomy 2841st235th850th1652nd51st
Psychology 1242nd36th375th1035th9th
Social Sciences +1166th61st372nd878th14th

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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