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Bialystok University of technology in the Scimago Institutions Rankings 2022

Politechnika Białostocka w rankingu Scimago Institutions Rankings 2022

In the latest edition of the Scimago Institutions Rankings, published in April 2022, Bialystok University of Technology was ranked 498th among the best universities in the world, thus moving up 54 places.

We were also ranked 90 places higher among all ranked institutions in the world.


Position of BUT in the world

all institutions

Position of BUT in the world


Position of BUT in Poland


2021 2022 2021 2022 2021 2022
751/7533 661/8084 552/4126 498/4364 34/68 35/70

In the Scimago Institutions Rankings 2022, 4364 universities from all over the world were ranked. Bialystok University of Technology has risen from 552nd place to 498th.

A great success of our University is taking the 2nd place among 30 classified Polish universities in the category of mechanical engineering. In the ranking of world universities, Bialystok University of Technology was classified in this category on 285 place among 2255 universities.

Discipline/Category Position of Bialystok University of Technology
In the world In Eastern Europe In Poland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences, w tym: 469 61 27
Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics 438 35 18
Food Science 359 22 12
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 589 77 32
Business, Management and Accounting 590 48 9
Chemistry 572 93 34
Computer Science 560 77 34
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 437 46 12
Energy 451 69 25
Engineering, w tym: 387 34 12
Aerospace Engineering 263 9 3
Automotive Engineering 335 25 5
Building and Construction 523 25 10
Civil and Structural Engineering 489 27 10
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering 439 33 12
Mechanical Engineering 285 7 2
Ocean Engineering 402 21 10
Environmental Science 464 118 43
Mathematics 474 72 18
Physics and Astronomy 507 98 32
Social Sciences, w tym: 670 79 26
Geography, Planning and Development 422 41 13


The SCImago Institutions Ranking (SIR) is a bibliometric-based ranking of universities, academic institutions and private companies involved in research. The data on which institutions are evaluated in the SIR comes primarily from the Scopus database.

The ranking compares institutions in three distinct areas: research output (50%), innovation (30%) and social impact as measured by the institution’s online visibility (20%).

The results of Bialystok University of Technology in particular areas are presented in the charts below. It should be emphasised that Bialystok University of Technology recorded significant growth in the area of innovation, moving from 518th to 422nd place among 8084 global institutions.

The Research Rank refers to the quantity, impact and quality of research outputs produced by the institution.

The Innovation Rank is calculated based on the number of patent applications filed by an institution and the number of citations of its research results in patents.

The Societal Rank is based on the number of websites of the institution and the number of backlinks and mentions in social networks.


The results of the current and previous edition of the ranking among Polish universities are presented below.

Ranking among Polish universities

More information about the ranking can be found here: www.scimagoir.com/rankings
By Data and Strategic Analysis Centre of Bialystok University of Technology