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Foundation: 1969

Mission: With a desire to democratize and make university education more accessible, and with a focus on exploring new niches, taking a critical look at things and partnering with stakeholders in society, UQAM is dedicated to developing the full potential of individuals and society. To this end, the university community is mobilizing to : to enrich knowledge and culture through research and creation and to ensure its impact in training and in the local, national and international environment and outreach; to ensure the basic and advanced training of individuals at different stages of life in the most up-to-date state of knowledge and practice that it makes accessible to them in a wide range of disciplines and fields of study at all three levels; to promote student success through a stimulating living environment, appropriate pedagogical and financial supports, and diversified teaching methods; serve communities by mobilizing its resources and disseminating its expertise to partners from various economic, professional and cultural backgrounds and to social groups; contribute to intellectual, scientific, cultural, technological and social innovation and socially responsible development; contribute to critical reflection on collective issues.

Vision: Born of the democratization process of Quebec education; Inspired by the reiterated and renewed ideal of accessibility; Established as a general French-language public, secular institution, open to the world and integrated into its community; UQAM produces and makes accessible cutting-edge, fundamental and applied knowledge, and current culture in order to train citizens who are competent in their field of study, socially responsible and capable of contributing to major collective issues in the preservation of the environment and respect for human rights in the quest for justice and equality.

History: uqam.ca


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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

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDCanada
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 570th245th506th34th
Arts and Humanities 348th151st314th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 806th459th729th67th
Business, Management and Accounting 273rd84th217th14th
Chemistry 312th159th246th10th
Computer Science 297th97th210th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 420th178th352nd28th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 366th117th301st19th
Energy 372nd119th261st13th
Engineering 330th125th239th10th
Environmental Science 478th204th390th27th
Mathematics 412th150th317th14th
Medicine 699th412th649th62nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 845th407th743rd54th
Physics and Astronomy 435th187th366th21st
Psychology 264th137th250th15th
Social Sciences 304th108th256th16th

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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