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Foundation: 1989

Mission: The University believes that education must provide more than simply accumulation of knowledge. It must also encourage students' active participation in the process of learning and acquisition of those values necessary for responsible involvement in the community. The University sets high standards for all branches of scholarship. Research is promoted and funded in all departments for its contribution to scholarship in general and for its local and international applications.

Vision: University of Cyprus aims to establish itself as a Pioneer Research Institution achieving International Scientific Recognition in European Higher Education, offering Competitive Programmes and to become a Centre of Excellence in the wider Euro - Mediterranean Region. The main objectives of the University are twofold: the promotion of scholarship and education through teaching and research, and the enhancement of the cultural, social and economic development of Cyprus.


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.

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-27Cyprus
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +3199th873rd848th4th
Arts and Humanities +701st302nd225th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2307th852nd727th3rd
Business, Management and Accounting 986th381st293rd4th
Chemistry 2989th949th922nd2nd
Computer Science 1000th353rd291st1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 2717th779th747th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1125th412th356th4th
Energy 1982nd573rd539th6th
Engineering +1149th395th326th2nd
Environmental Science 1373rd471st376th4th
Mathematics 1601st566th493rd2nd
Medicine +1956th683rd578th2nd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1250th393rd338th1st
Physics and Astronomy 1100th404th331st1st
Psychology 774th321st228th1st
Social Sciences +851st354th272nd1st

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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