Tshwane University of TechnologyUniversity

South Africa

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Foundation: 2004

Mission: We advance social and economic transformation through relevant curricula, impactful research and engagement, quality learning experiences, dedicated staff and an enabling environment

Vision: A people’s university that makes knowledge work


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 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

AreaWorldAfricaBRIICSSouth Africa
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 627th14th209th7th
Arts and Humanities 624th38th195th18th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 877th35th346th14th
Business, Management and Accounting 701st21st172nd9th
Chemistry 744th48th409th14th
Computer Science 663rd38th271st9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 442nd20th178th10th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 649th37th230th12th
Energy 504th23rd242nd7th
Engineering 580th30th254th11th
Environmental Science 558th28th293rd15th
Mathematics 748th99th375th16th
Medicine 814th75th344th21st
Physics and Astronomy 733rd49th337th15th
Social Sciences 742nd44th243rd19th

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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