Kazimierz Wielki UniversityUniversity


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: Kazimierz Wielki University is a public higher education institution with a legacy of tradition in educating teachers at the former teacher training school, developing dynamically and regularly expanding its academic potential and educational scope. Today’s University reflects the aim of residents of the city of Bydgoszcz to establish a university in our city dating from the end of the 19th century, and wishes to operate in accordance with the best traditions of European universities. As a community of academic staff, students, graduates and administration personnel, the University aims to pursue truth, justice and development in serving the city, the region and the country. Truth, Justice and Development of the city are to express and to serve Wisdom which is the top principle of our pursuits. Kazimierz Wielki University, helping to keep alive the best traditions and building on its legacy, launches comprehensive actions for science and education meeting the needs and aspirations of the people and the objectives of the state. The University combines research and education of specialists for the labour market with educating social leaders offered by today’s faculties in the form of bachelor, bachelor in engineering, master and doctoral courses. Participating in the global sharing of thoughts and values, the University develops research and educates for the future in pursuit of freedom of science and credibility of knowledge as well as human dignity and social justice. As a centre of intellectual reflection over the evolving reality and as a centre creating culture, the University participates in the development of the city and the region especially, providing knowledge of facts, values and methods of solving the key problems of social and economic life and actions to enhance the quality of life.

Vision: The Kazimierz Wielki University community, following its objectives and responsibilities, does not forget its own development which is subordinate to the vision of a multi-profile, autonomous university taking part in the global science of a strong academic position and social prestige in the country. We pursue a university as a centre of a free exchange of thought, comprehensive research in the evolving world and a centre of open and permanent education and development of the entire community in conditions which will serve the dignity of and be friendly to all. Our community wishes to act and to implement all the objectives based on a consensus respecting a variety of views and principles of democracy of universities as well as following the aspirations of the academic communities of our city and the objectives of the region and the state.

History: www.ukw.edu.pl


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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 EuropeEU-28OECDPoland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 765th122nd480th696th42nd
Arts and Humanities 605th115th386th567th23rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1034th206th652nd933rd62nd
Chemistry 878th209th516th764th67th
Environmental Science 621st137th414th533rd42nd
Mathematics 697th174th453rd598th47th
Physics and Astronomy 831st233rd510th720th48th
Psychology 825th71st471st782nd20th
Social Sciences 814th159th499th734th43rd

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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