Saint Petersburg Mining UniversityUniversity

Russian Federation

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Foundation: 1773

Mission: Our mission is to offer world-class training which can satisfy any students’ expectations and be internationally recognized as the world’s premier center for education and applied research in the diverse fields of mining and underground construction and tunneling. Our utmost mission is training of highly qualified specialists of the world level for the mineral and raw materials complex of Russia and foreign countries on the basis of integration of the educational process with science and production, concentration of efforts to preserve and reproduce the scientific elite, retraining and improving the qualification of personnel, performing research works capable of providing for an innovative breakthrough in economy of our country.

Vision: Conducting scientific research at a level that provides for the demands of the international market for scientific and technical products. Further development of the educational and research instrumentation through acquisition of state-of-the-art unique equipment and tools. Advanced training of university's personnel; increase of wages and material incentives. Creating comfortable working conditions for teachers, staff, and students. Introduction of innovative and scientific components to the educational process, reinventing specialists whose competencies will meet the challenges of modern Russian mineral and raw materials complex. Integration with the international educational space.



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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
Business, Management and Accounting 806th119th252nd34th
Computer Science 483rd20th124th5th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 256th12th73rd10th
Energy 445th33rd194th14th
Engineering 470th31st160th12th
Environmental Science 448th37th199th20th
Physics and Astronomy 376th14th79th9th
Social Sciences 767th123rd265th39th

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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