The purposeful activity of different generations of scientists of the University for over three centuries of its existence provided the formation of internationally recognized scientific schools. Research Institutes at the University provide basic researches in the field of natural, exact and social sciences.
Since its formation the Lviv University created modern scientific and technological base provided by professional scientific and pedagogical staff, who meets the challenges of modern science. The research work of the scientists of the University results in annual publications of thousands of articles, many of which in scientific journals with high impact factor, which are included in the most prestigious international scientometric databases such as Web of Science, Scopus, Index Copernicus. Publications in such journals contribute to the implementation of research results in international scientific circulation. Dozens of monographs from different fields are published both in our country and abroad. According to Hirsch index the University is the third in the ranking of higher education institutions of Ukraine. However, this is only the beginning. There is yet another scientific strategic task facing the scientists of the University: to reach the level of modern European higher education institutions and to actively assist in the integration of Ukraine into the European space.