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 2021
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 196 470 307 687 164 397 332 916 50 140 323 839
MU Brno 291 708 263 568 269 702 99 269 284 743 280 719
CU Prague 315 785 275 594 293 759 239 662 334 899 203 518
CTU Prague 297 730 289 648 378 1047 122 348 355 992 98 253
UCT Prague 308 773 277 603 260 681 418 1114 293 766 419 994
CULS Prague 396 1126 381 1031 373 1015 417 1115 408 1160 91 239
UT Prague 363 973 194 417 261 682 355 983 351 975 21 75

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 2021
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 137 184 241 334 172 211 224 376 96 131 80 155
MU Brno 194 263 119 169 201 258 227 379 259 433 154 273
CU Prague 156 210 184 253 239 336 78 144 122 166 115 208
CTU Prague 150 203 285 413 372 816 230 383 175 250 101 188
UCT Prague 369 641 369 656 366 777 364 754 373 740 396 1029
CULS Prague 301 435 257 356 296 470 242 405 365 709 267 507
UT Brno 338 502 238 330 352 679 292 504 346 652 37 89

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.