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Foundation: 1740

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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

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 168th69th135th64th
Arts and Humanities 21st12th19th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 18th10th15th10th
Business, Management and Accounting 28th6th22nd6th
Chemistry 119th55th78th54th
Computer Science 138th42nd79th39th
Dentistry 23rd7th16th7th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 281st98th216th89th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 21st11th18th11th
Energy 357th112th247th103rd
Engineering 121st43rd66th42nd
Environmental Science 283rd88th202nd84th
Mathematics 146th41st92nd38th
Medicine 14th9th12th9th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 33rd13th18th13th
Physics and Astronomy 106th50th74th49th
Psychology 15th11th15th10th
Social Sciences 38th21st33rd19th
Veterinary 28th15th22nd14th

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.

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