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Foundation: 1981

Mission: UM undertakes as its prime mission the advancement of scholarship and education in the realms of humanities, social sciences, business, law, natural sciences, engineering, health sciences, education, and other areas.

Vision: The University of Macau (UM) aspires to be an outstanding, internationally-recognised institution of higher learning, firmly committed to learner-centred education, focused research with impact, and dedicated public service. It aims to nurture self-reflective, caring, and socially responsible persons within a culturally diverse and intellectually challenging environment.


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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.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionMacao
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +71st24th1st
Arts and Humanities +961st91st1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 697th163rd1st
Business, Management and Accounting 422nd95th1st
Chemistry 989th281st1st
Computer Science 431st124th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1317th396th1st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1076th265th3rd
Energy 470th194th1st
Engineering +414th125th1st
Environmental Science 1049th393rd1st
Mathematics 959th268th1st
Medicine +1033rd243rd1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 578th156th1st
Physics and Astronomy 736th196th1st
Psychology 339th28th1st
Social Sciences +510th74th1st

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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