Universite du Quebec en ChicoutimiUniversity


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Foundation: 1969

Mission: The Université du Québec à Chicoutimi offers a unique experience in higher education, research and creation, through access to knowledge based on proximity. It contributes to the development of communities and carries out its mission without borders.

Vision: Recognized for its regional affiliation as well as its national and international influence, the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi is the institution chosen to develop its intellectual and professional autonomy because of the relevance of its programs, the diversity of its research and creation, and its investment in sustainable development. As an inclusive university, it recognizes the contribution of all members of its community and its partners. UQAC is the university for anyone who aspires to excellence.

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 areas/categories

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.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDCanada
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2678th437th1719th55th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4956th769th3032nd104th
Business, Management and Accounting 1764th325th1095th38th
Chemistry 3201st492nd1948th59th
Computer Science 1486th333rd1001st41st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1950th330th1199th40th
Energy 1032nd212th595th25th
Engineering +2013th366th1269th44th
Environmental Science 3942nd520th2089th65th
Mathematics 1871st341st1156th45th
Medicine +4034th766th2682nd100th
Physics and Astronomy 1940th375th1289th43rd
Psychology 1920th542nd1509th65th
Social Sciences +2984th587th1861st74th

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 visualizatión 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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