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Foundation: 1849

Mission: Creating, understanding and sharing knowledge and applying it for the good of all.

Vision: To be a leading university of independent thinkers.


Subordinate organizations:

  • Cork University Dental School and Hospital


Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDIreland
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 351st167th163rd302nd2nd
Arts and Humanities 434th238th232nd396th4th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 493rd230th218th422nd4th
Business, Management and Accounting 506th234th234th406th5th
Chemistry 447th206th198th374th3rd
Computer Science 425th188th184th329th3rd
Dentistry 266th118th113th211th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 468th300th299th400th7th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 528th279th288th441st7th
Energy 476th242nd242nd363rd5th
Engineering 453rd230th226th356th4th
Environmental Science 341st165th160th256th2nd
Mathematics 375th168th168th281st1st
Medicine 462nd208th199th414th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 300th102nd96th234th2nd
Physics and Astronomy 504th277th274th433rd3rd
Psychology 201st78th73rd189th1st
Social Sciences 471st217th218th400th6th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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