5.2 Citations

Figure 5.2.1 shows, for each TEI, the percentage of cited publications that received at least one citation and their growth over the period 1996-2010. ΤΕΙs of Athens, West Macedonia, Epirus, Kalamata, Crete and Larissa were found to have the  highest percentage of cited publications, with a relatively stable progression over time. In the case of the TEI of Epirus, this percentage reached the level of  66.7% (higher than the EU average). TEI of Crete (65.4%) was approaching the EU average of 65.5%.


Figure 5.2.1



Figure 5.2.2 demostrates that there was a positive trend in the number of citations of publications produced by "TEIs" over the period 1996-2010. TEI of Creta, displayed the greatest number of citations for its publications. TEIs of Athens, Thessaloniki, Western Macedonia Larissa, Patras, Piraeus and Epirus followed.


Figure 5.2.2



More specifically, according to the data displayed in Figure 5.2.3 (corresponding to the 5-year period 2006-2010), the highest number of citations and their share in the total citations across "TEIs" category, was observed for the following TEIs: Crete (27.5%; 1,601 citations), Athens (20.7%; 1,204 citations), Thessaloniki (10.6%; 619 citations), Western Macedonia (8,4%; 489 citations), Larissa (6.4%; 374 citations) and Patras (5.7%; 332 citations). The remaining TEIs had a smaller share ( less than 5%).  


Figure 5.2.3