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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.



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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 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

AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28Cyprus
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 651st392nd396th2nd
Arts and Humanities 472nd270th267th1st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 822nd529th519th1st
Business, Management and Accounting 630th314th316th3rd
Chemistry 690th405th407th1st
Computer Science 460th217th212th1st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 448th280th279th2nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 488th255th260th2nd
Energy 619th362nd368th5th
Engineering 435th213th209th1st
Environmental Science 526th332nd328th3rd
Mathematics 462nd244th245th1st
Medicine 726th436th427th1st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 831st470th477th1st
Physics and Astronomy 509th282nd279th1st
Psychology 546th281st275th1st
Social Sciences 480th225th226th1st

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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