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Foundation: 1947

Mission: Universitatea din Craiovaeste o unitate fundamentală a învăţământului superior, o The University of Craiova is a basic unit of higher education, an essential component of the educational system and, at the same time, a high standing institution in the contemporary society. It acquires, processes and transfers an impressive amount of information, providing the youth with specific knowledge that shapes their lives and their social role. The University of Craiova can be considered a generator of knowledge and competences well adjusted to the realities of modern society. For this purpose, the University of Craiova has undertaken responsibility for this mission over the years, contributing to the development of national science and culture, to the preservation and transmission of the values of our culture and civilisation, to the training and development of highly qualified human resources, to the integration of Romanian scientific contributions to the development of universal science.

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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 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-28Romania
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 807th149th507th11th
Arts and Humanities 542nd71st333rd5th
Chemistry 893rd219th520th29th
Computer Science 734th155th458th18th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 661st215th427th20th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 557th69th308th5th
Energy 700th188th423rd25th
Engineering 701st188th427th23rd
Environmental Science 614th132nd410th12th
Mathematics 601st98th373rd13th
Physics and Astronomy 721st149th469th15th
Social Sciences 798th148th490th14th

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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