Leiden Ranking

Outstanding publications and active cooperation with international researchers – these are the assets of Palacký University Olomouc, confirmed by the international CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020. In the area of open access publications, Palacký Universtiy is the second among the Czech universities. In the global competition of 1176 universities, UP is ranked, for example, at number 235 in Physical Sciences and Engineering. As a result, it has improved by 82 positions worldwide compared to last year, even though the number of institutions included has grown by 213. In the category of publications based on international collaboration, UP placed at number 123 (95 in Europe) in Physical Sciences and Engineering, and number 99 (39 in Europe) in Humanities.

Scientific Impact

Leiden Ranking 2020

PP top 1% placement without the minimum of publications

All Sciences

Biomedical and Health Sciences

Life and Earth Sciences

Mathematics and Computer

Physical Sciences and Engineering

Social Sciences and Humanities

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

UP Olomouc

261

618

321

775

261

639

176

501

85

235

333

866

MU Brno

325

781

265

614

300

764

154

427

296

763

297

783

CU Prague

327

784

267

616

269

658

318

865

324

825

143

396

CTU Prague

344

854

404

1125

239

558

206

562

352

927

366

1118

UCT Prague

318

764

221

505

79

193

384

1057

351

925

367

1049

CULS Prague

375

992

394

1081

319

824

359

967

399

1138

258

688

UT Brno

376

996

359

920

360

958

309

837

360

957

10

48

Source: CWTS Leiden Ranking 

                     

The international ranking also focuses on excellent publications based on international contacts, i.e. in the cooperation of scientists from two or more countries. Under this indicator, Palacký University is the first in comparison with other Czech universities in the field of Physical Sciences, where it occupies the 123th position in the world and in the Sciences of Living Nature and Earth, where it ranked 215th. It is also doing very well in the Social Sciences and Humanities, where it has achieved its best position, the 99th place in the world. If we were the follow the work created in international cooperation in all fields, UP is second in the Czech Republic, as in the last year, behind Czech Technical University, and on 176th position in the world.

 

Collaboration

Leiden Ranking 2020

Placement according to PP international collaboration (without the minimum of publications)

All Sciences

Biomedical and Health Sciences

Life and Earth Sciences

Mathematics and Computer

Physical Sciences and Engineering

Social Sciences and Humanities

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

Europe

World

UP Olomouc

136

176

238

325

180

215

228

376

95

123

39

99

MU Brno

183

239

94

131

199

249

227

375

270

456

164

307

CU Prague

162

210

193

261

233

317

95

163

124

165

77

149

CTU Prague

125

136

278

390

349

688

247

411

142

192

354

755

UCT Prague

361

604

354

566

355

741

376

829

361

694

342

726

CULS Prague

334

486

258

357

318

546

208

345

374

761

116

219

UT Brno

342

513

214

290

353

727

294

503

354

671

60

126

Source: CWTS Leiden Ranking 

                     

This international ranking is conducted by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University, the Netherlands, on the basis of the Web of Science database. It ranks universities merely upon the basis of bibliometric data; unlike in other rankings, it does not rely on reputation surveys and the quality of education at institutions. More detailed information is available HERE.