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Foundation: 1919

Mission: The University of Ljubljana implements and promotes basic, applied and developmental research and is pursuing excellence and the highest quality as well as the highest ethical criteria in all scientific fields and art. In these areas of national identity the University of Ljubljana specifically develops and promotes Slovenian scientific and professional terminology. Based on its own, Slovenian, and foreign research, the University of Ljubljana (UL) educates critical thinking top scientists, artists and professionals qualified for leading sustainable development, taking into account the tradition of the European Enlightenment and Humanism and with regard to human rights. Special attention is dedicated to developing talents. The UL encourages interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary study, exchanges results of achievements in science and art with other universities and scientific research institutions, thus contributing to the Slovenian and world knowledge treasury as well contributing to the transfer of these achievements among the students and other users. The UL cooperates with organizations from economy and service in public and private sector, with state organizations, local communities, and civil society. With this cooperation accelerates the use of own research and educational achievements and contributes to the social development. With active responses to events in the environment represents the critical conscience of the society.

Vision: By 2020, the University of Ljubljana will be recognized as an internationally open and excellent research university, creatively contributing to the quality of life.

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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

AreaWorldEastern EuropeEU-28OECDSlovenia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 506th21st277th443rd1st
Arts and Humanities 136th3rd55th121st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 602nd12th310th528th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 224th5th89th175th1st
Chemistry 583rd29th314th504th3rd
Computer Science 331st3rd115th242nd1st
Dentistry 362nd5th150th278th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 409th44th244th341st1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 309th16th145th252nd1st
Energy 436th30th205th325th3rd
Engineering 404th15th181st308th1st
Environmental Science 340th15th159th255th3rd
Mathematics 286th5th118th206th1st
Medicine 499th8th225th450th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 321st9th105th253rd1st
Physics and Astronomy 470th29th243rd399th1st
Psychology 597th27th313th560th1st
Social Sciences 179th3rd61st146th1st
Veterinary 359th20th141st281st1st

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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