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ResearchGate Ads allow you to engage your ideal scientific audience by helping you advertise your new products, provide valuable content, and inform your audience about the latest developments in their field of research.

We've put together some information about the ad sizes we support and how they can be displayed to help you plan, execute, and optimize your ad campaign. We recommend that you provide a minimum of 2-3 sizes for A/B testing. Please note that multiple ad units can appear on one page.

Native Ads for desktop and mobile devices

Fluid (dynamic)

The fluid or dynamic ad format appears most frequently in the content feed, the right-hand and top side of a page.

This is one of the most commonly used ad sizes on ResearchGate advertising and provides great scalability for your reach, since you enter your data and the ad gets displayed dynamically in the best format.

Display Ad sizes for desktop devices

300 × 250

The 300 × 250 or Mid Page Unit (MPU) format most frequently appears on the right-hand side of a page.

This is one of the most commonly used ad sizes in online advertising and provides great visibility for your marketing message.

336 × 280

The 336 × 280 or Large rectangle format most frequently appears on the right-hand side of a page.

The Large rectangle provides more space to showcase your products, services, and messaging.

728 × 90

The 728 × 90 or Leaderboard format most frequently appears in the top-center area of a page, below the ResearchGate navigation bar.

It is usually placed above the main content on a page, making it a great way to increase visibility for your brand, products, and message.

300 × 600

The 300 × 600 or Half page format most frequently appears on the right-hand side of a page.

It is a more visually impactful ad size that performs especially well for awareness and branding purposes.

160 × 600

The 160 × 600 or Wide skyscraper format most frequently appears on the right-hand side of a page.

Display Mobile Ads

300 × 50, 320 × 50

This ad size is known as the Mobile banner or Smartphone banner and most frequently appears embedded in the text of a mobile page.

300 × 100, 320 × 100

Also known as the Large mobile banner, it can be used as an alternative to the 320 × 50 and the 300 × 250. These ads offer advertisers twice the height of our standard Mobile banner.


To find out about our rules for posting ads on ResearchGate, check out our Advertising Guidelines here.