THE BEST FACULTY IS AT OUR UNIVERSITY
Bratislava, 15 July 2020: According to the Nature Index, the best faculty in Slovakia in the field of the natural sciences is the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics, and Informatics of Comenius University. The faculty has the best qualitative and quantitative evaluation of publishing activities in prestigious scientific journals for the past year.
By: CU Public Relations Office
The ranking evaluated the publishing activities of faculties for 2019. It assessed published articles in eighty-two prestigious journals with a natural sciences focus which were selected by an independent group of experts. The ranking determines the number of publications and the co-authorship of researchers from a given institution. Of the academic institutions in Slovakia, Comenius University in Bratislava ranked the highest, and in the evaluation of all institutions in Slovakia it came in second place after the Slovak Academy of Sciences. The prestigious Nature Index of institutions is compiled by Springer Nature.
"The Faculty of Mathematics, Physics, and Informatics at Comenius University has long been at the top of the rankings of Slovak faculties in the field of the natural sciences. I am pleased that we are again the top faculty in Slovakia in the Nature Index. I am also pleased with the fact that as a faculty we produce some of the most employable graduates," said Daniel Ševčovič, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics, and Informatics.
"I am proud of the scientists from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics, and Informatics of Comenius University, who have long proven that they are at the top in their field and not only in our region. In addition to educating the next generation of professionals and scientists, they are pushing ahead in their research, and this significantly contributes to the good reputation of the entire university," added the Rector of Comenius University, Marek Števček.