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 2019. In the area of open access publications, Palacký Universtiy is the first among the Czech universities. In the global competition of 963 universities, UP is ranked, for example, at number 317 in Physical Sciences and Engineering. In the category of publications based on international collaboration, UP placed at number 75 in Physical Sciences and Engineering, and number 68 in Humanities.

Scientific Impact Leiden Ranking 2019
Placement according to PP top 1 % without minimum of publications 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
UP Olomouc 303741171402263679139317285704
MU Brno 241504190461216550280701310755
CU Prague 266580204499159389277695146393
CTU Prague 340921208507186456318826113291
UCT Prague 142290213516337858247587334796
CAU Prague 346946198448338859310805288708
Brno UT  301732305795287744313812297728
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 75th position in the world and in the Sciences of Living Nature and Earth, where it ranked 143rd. It is also doing very well in the Social Sciences and Humanities, where it has achieved its best position, the 68th place in the world. If we were th follow the work created in international cooperation in all fields, UP is second in the Czech Republic behind Czech Technical University, and on 126th position in the world.

 

 

Collaboration Leiden Ranking 2019
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 99 126 21027411914323139059753268
MU Brno 16921188117182232228384229370167298
CU Prague 13317017823020126576128971224893
CTU Prague 90115259361285520178299115149322708
UCT Prague 309502299471306646286575309579313671
CAU Prague 290412240327275470225377315608158282
Brno UT 2994592743903096862343963085782354
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.