UMB is on the ninth place among the Scimago Institutions Rankings

Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica was ranked 10th among 16 Slovak research organisations in the Scimago Institutions Rankings (SIR). The 1st position and the 680th position in total belongs to the Slovak Academy of Sciences. Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica was placed on the 9th position among higher education institutions and universities, which took us one position higher compared to the previous year. (2018 – 11th position, 2019 – 10th position)

The criterion for including the institution into this ranking comprises the release of at least 100 publications/works contained in the SCOPUS database during the last year of the selected time period.

The aim of the Scimago Institutions Rankings evaluation is to point out to the scientific, economic and social characteristic of research institutions in approximately 130 countries around the world.

The evaluation creates a ranking according to the indicator, which combines three main areas – research, innovation and social impact.