University of Plovdiv Paisii HilendarskiUniversity


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Foundation: 1961

Mission: The Mission of the University is: to promote the basic principles of the university idea – successful socialization of young people, critical streamlining of the scientific, cultural and historical traditions and passing them down to the next generation thus creating models of civic virtue for them. to perpetuate the work of its patron - the Reverend Paisii Hilendarski, promoting awareness of national identity and developing the scientific, cultural and economic potential of Bulgaria in the interest of and for the benefit of people and society.

Vision: The Plovdiv University Paisii Hilendarski embraces the following vision for the years to come: Educational, research and cultural institution of European standards and national significance, recognizable throughout the world, distinguished for a stable, dynamic development and highly competitive in the field of natural and social sciences, cultural research and technology.

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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 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-27Bulgaria
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3827th275th937th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4196th220th1260th3rd
Chemistry 4490th398th1092nd10th
Computer Science 3241st236th875th5th
Engineering 3567th280th834th7th
Environmental Science 3965th332nd981st4th
Mathematics 2492nd163rd723rd4th
Medicine +4754th260th1212th6th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 3800th256th957th5th
Physics and Astronomy 2650th206th826th7th
Psychology 2616th124th703rd3rd
Social Sciences +3567th305th821st5th

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.

Where is the institution located?

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