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.



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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 EuropeBRIICSRussian Federation
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 778th130th339th27th
Arts and Humanities 568th85th149th40th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 840th93rd312th16th
Business, Management and Accounting 340th10th56th5th
Chemistry 469th8th164th2nd
Computer Science 438th12th104th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 105th5th30th4th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 312th17th66th9th
Energy 232nd7th76th4th
Engineering 263rd5th65th3rd
Environmental Science 103rd3rd36th3rd
Mathematics 427th24th110th7th
Medicine 820th126th349th36th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 727th78th260th21st
Physics and Astronomy 176th6th31st4th
Psychology 683rd36th106th7th
Social Sciences 633rd48th152nd13th

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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