The ranking is based on h-index, citations and number of DBLP documents gathered by August 9th 2021.
This ranking lists all top computer scientists affiliated with University of Innsbruck. There is a total of 2 researchers included with 1 of them also being included in the global ranking. The total sum for the H-index values for top scientists in University of Innsbruck is 131 with a mean value for the h-index of 65.50. The total sum for the DBPL publications for top scientists in University of Innsbruck is 530 with a mean value for DBLP publications is 265.00.
Note that the research institution or university for a scientist is set based on the affiliation data featured on their Google Scholar profile.
The University of Innsbruck is a public university located in Innsbruck, Austria. Established in 1669, Innsbruck is the largest higher education institution in the federal state of Tirol and considered the country’s third oldest university. The university is also situated near the Alps; thus, many of its research activities and programs focus on addressing the economic, social, and ecological issues of the alpine region.
Students can choose from 170 academic programs at Innsbruck that cover a span of study areas such as natural sciences, theology, law, technology, and social sciences. Most of the subjects are taught in German but there are also several programs that use English as the main language of instruction.
Undergraduate programs, in particular, follow the standard 180-ECTS-credits and last for six semesters. Students are taught basic scientific methods and trained to develop practical skills in their specific study area. Examples of undergraduate programs include Electrical Engineering, Sports Science, Earth Sciences, English and American Studies, Art History, Management and Economics, and Mechatronics.
Postgraduate programs at Innsbruck are 120-ECTS-credits, which is equivalent to four semesters or two years. Students are required to have a bachelor’s degree and subjects are designed to help them advance their knowledge and skills acquired during their undergraduate studies. Postgraduate programs include MS in Microbiology, MA in Ancient History and Ancient Oriental Studies, MA in Romance Studies, MA in Archeological Studies, MA in Gender, Culture, and Social Change, and MS in Accounting, Auditing, and Taxation.
The university offers doctoral programs that are designed to help students acquire the knowledge and skills to conduct high-quality research autonomously. Available Ph.D. programs include Literature and Cultural Studies, Architecture, Education, Catholic Theology, Linguistics and Media Studies, and Pharmaceutical Sciences. There are also non-degree and continuing education courses that are held in the evenings and weekends to support working students and professionals.
The University of Innsbruck has its origins from a Jesuit college established in 1562 by the Dutch Jesuit Catholic priest, Peter Canisius. It was re-established as a university in 1669 by Leopold I but experienced challenges in its operations until it was reduced to a lyceum. It was again founded by Emperor Franz I in 1826 and named the University of Innsbruck.
Notable alumni of the university include President of Austria, Alexander Van der Bellen; theologian, Andreas Benedict Feilmoser; and hymn writer, Maria Luise Thurmair. The university also has several Nobel laureates such as chemist, Hans Fischer; physician and chemist, Fritz Pregl; and physicist, Victor Francis Hess.