Peter the Great St Petersburg Polytechnic UniversityUniversity

Russian Federation

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Foundation: 1899

Mission: Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University sees its mission in realization of the national policy in the sphere of higher education in the best possible way. One of the directions of this policy is creation of a new economy, i.e., economy of knowledge, leadership, and innovation. The key elements of such economy are highly qualified engineers competent with advanced technologies, capable of solving complex industrial tasks, and willing to propel Russia's economic development to the next level.

Vision: The strategic goal of SPbPU is modernization and development of the university turning it into a worldwide competitive research and education center integrating interdisciplinary research and world-class technologies and belonging to the leading group of world universities.


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 EuropeBRIICSRussian Federation
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 578th78th280th17th
Arts and Humanities +603rd102nd154th33rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 753rd93rd312th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 334th9th62nd5th
Chemistry 533rd13th230th4th
Computer Science 542nd24th161st4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 148th9th56th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 324th19th78th8th
Energy 357th19th158th8th
Engineering +358th7th120th3rd
Environmental Science 243rd10th103rd6th
Mathematics 494th37th148th7th
Medicine 815th142nd376th30th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 839th177th433rd51st
Physics and Astronomy 347th9th89th4th
Social Sciences +672nd57th172nd14th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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