2017 tables: Institutions - academic

Table criteria

The 2017 tables are based on Nature Index data from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.

2016 Institution Share 2015 Share 2016
1 Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine 5.71 5.84
2 National Technical University - Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute (NTU KhPI), Ukraine 0.8 2.41
3 Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine 1.44
4 V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Ukraine 2.64 1.21
5 Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University (DNU), Ukraine 0.29 0.91
6 Vasyl' Stus Donetsk National University (DonNU), Ukraine 0.1 0.5
7 National Technical University of Ukraine - Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (NTUU KPI), Ukraine 0.61 0.33
7 Uzhhorod National University (UzhNU), Ukraine 0.27 0.33
8 V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University, Ukraine 0.25
9 Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University (TNU Simferopol), Ukraine 0.21
10 Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Ukraine 0.1 0.17
11 Donetsk National Technical University (DonNTU), Ukraine 0.17
12 Sumy State University (SSU), Ukraine 0.15
13 Lviv Polytechnic National University (LPNU), Ukraine 0.14
14 Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University (TNU Kiev), Ukraine 0.13
15 Yurii Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine 0.25 0.1
15 Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University (LUEENU), Ukraine 0.1
16 Odessa I. I. Mechnikov National University (UNO), Ukraine 1.88 0.09
17 Kharkov National University of Radio Electronics (KNURE), Ukraine 0.08
18 Mykolaiv V.O. Sukhomlynskyi National University, Ukraine 0

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*The change in adjusted Share accounts for the small annual variation in the total number of articles in Nature Index journals. Share values have been adjusted to 2019 levels to calculate the percentage change. For more information on the adjustment, please see the Adjusted metric explainer.