3.2 Citations

Between 2000 and 2014, citation indices grew over time for all institution categories following the growth trend of Greek publications.

"RC-GSRT" and "Private Health Institutions" received the highest percentage (%) of cited publications among all institution categories (77.0% and 73.3%, respectively) (Figure 3.2.1). These are followed by ‘‘Other Public Research Institutions” (73.1%) and “Private non-for Profit Institutions” (71.3%).


Figure 3.2.1



Figure 3.2.2 tracks the number of citations and its growth/evolution for the 2000-2014 period. During this period, the number of citations in all institution categories followed a growth trend.


Figure 3.2.2


Apart from the highest representation in the number of publications, "Universities" had also the highest share in the number of citations. More specifically, during 2010-2014, University publications received 282,986 citations or a share of 82.8% in the total number of citations of Greek publications. (Figure 3.2.3).

Figure 3.2.3