Hasso Plattner InstituteUniversity


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Foundation: 1998

Mission: The HPI has committed itself to offering a university program in the field of IT systems engineering that meets the highest standards of research and teaching, thus enabling its graduates to assume a leading role in the IT research crucial to industry and society, contributing to the development of computer science internationally, and, in close cooperation with partners from academic research and industry, advancing the engineering discipline of IT Systems Engineering, using its capabilities to address major societal challenges and to promote the implementation of innovative solutions in industry and society in collaboration with other stakeholders.

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History: hpi.de


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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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDGermany
Business, Management and Accounting 763rd406th418th633rd79th
Computer Science 449th208th203rd352nd51st
Engineering 459th236th232nd362nd66th
Mathematics 471st251st252nd373rd78th
Social Sciences 443rd199th200th375th34th

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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