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Foundation: 1931

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: We defined it as individuals and organizations sharing a common foundation, competing and building together, overcoming internal and external obstacles, and collaborating to create new knowledge and lasting impact for society.


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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

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 379th98th325th12th
Arts and Humanities 465th74th427th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 179th27th146th5th
Business, Management and Accounting 510th116th408th2nd
Chemistry 278th93rd214th8th
Computer Science 248th74th167th3rd
Dentistry 81st15th62nd3rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 381st142nd313th14th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 429th128th357th8th
Energy 376th196th265th16th
Engineering 222nd79th143rd3rd
Environmental Science 445th226th358th19th
Mathematics 284th86th205th10th
Medicine 216th31st186th3rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 353rd85th281st7th
Physics and Astronomy 163rd33rd117th3rd
Psychology 531st67th497th3rd
Social Sciences 522nd106th446th14th
Veterinary 199th34th157th3rd

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.

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