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Foundation: 1953

Mission: The mission of the University is to develop education based on scientific and research and art activities in accordance with national and democratic traditions, to develop the harmonic personality, knowledge, the good and creativity of a man and to contribute to the development of education, science and culture for the welfare of the whole society. Its activities conduce to the development of education as a part of culture and to the enhancement of scientific, technical, economic and artistic level of society. These activities are in line with the worldwide development in science, technology, art and culture.

Vision: The vision of the University is connected with the use and evaluation of educational and scientific potential at the top European level. The University also focuses on the development of international cooperation with educational and research organizations and the continuous deepening of interconnection with social practice.


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 EuropeEU-28OECDSlovakia
Arts and Humanities +207th8th85th183rd1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 907th202nd601st838th9th
Business, Management and Accounting 481st19th222nd385th2nd
Chemistry 663rd67th410th582nd2nd
Computer Science 711th102nd426th600th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 514th159th352nd445th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 302nd17th129th230th1st
Energy 556th95th318th448th4th
Engineering +500th52nd276th404th2nd
Environmental Science 521st105th322nd430th4th
Mathematics 624th108th385th535th5th
Physics and Astronomy 683rd160th423rd592nd9th
Social Sciences +510th21st232nd426th1st

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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