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The Slovak Academy of Sciences is the best research institution in Slovakia

17. 6. 2020 | 908 visits

The Slovak Academy of Sciences ranked 1st among 16 Slovak research organizations in the Scimago Institutions Rankings (SIR). Comenius University in Bratislava is in second place, and the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra occupies the third place. The world ranking is led by the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The aim of the SIR evaluation is to point out to the scientific, economic and social characteristics of research institutions in approximately 130 countries around the world. The evaluation creates a ranking according to an indicator which combines three main areas - research, innovation and social impact. The criterion for ranking the institution is the publication of at least 100 works included in the SCOPUS database during the last year of the selected time period.

Ranking of 16 evaluated organizations in the Slovak Republic (in brackets is the overall ranking)

1. (608) Slovak Academy of Sciences

2. (642) Comenius University in Bratislava

3. (743) Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

4. (751) University of Zilina

5. (753) Slovak University of Technology

6. (755) Technical University of Kosice

7. (758) Slovak Medical University in Bratislava

8. (759) Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Kosice

9. (760) Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra

10. (780) Univerzita Mateja Bela v Banskej Bystrici

11. (782) Institute of Experimental Physics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

12. (789) Technical University in Zvolen

13. (807) University of St Cyril and Methodius in Trnava

14. (815) University of Presov in Presov

15. (828) University of Economics in Bratislava

16. (838) Institute of Physics of the Slovak Academy of Sciences

Complete results of the SIR evaluation


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