Nicolaus Copernicus UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1945

Mission: The mission of Nicolaus Copernicus University is to develop and disseminate knowledge, in particular by being treated as equally important:
- conducting scientific research and making its results available;
-teaching at the academic level and conducting other forms of educational and popularization activities, corresponding to the current and future needs and aspirations of society;
- training of researchers and related titles and degrees.

Vision: Information not localized


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 +1401st48th396th922nd18th
Arts and Humanities +434th21st136th377th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2526th67th809th1846th21st
Business, Management and Accounting 1404th87th411th939th20th
Chemistry 2201st56th701st1427th17th
Computer Science 2280th117th700th1434th39th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1986th152nd600th1206th31st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 718th35th219th493rd7th
Energy 1027th33rd239th574th9th
Engineering +1801st66th550th1143rd16th
Environmental Science 2016th99th584th1214th22nd
Mathematics 1994th103rd596th1248th24th
Medicine +2199th56th665th1554th22nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2163rd110th607th1436th32nd
Physics and Astronomy 1900th97th637th1266th18th
Psychology 1680th65th515th1357th22nd
Social Sciences +986th35th314th758th7th
Veterinary 962nd49th226th557th17th

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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  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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