Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis AvancatsGovernment


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Foundation: 2001

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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 Government 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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 184th66th65th10th150th5th
Arts and Humanities 298th140th136th26th266th16th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 191st55th51st4th158th3rd
Chemistry 125th22nd20th2nd82nd2nd
Computer Science 437th197th193rd33rd341st24th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 310th156th154th32nd244th17th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 265th120th117th16th213th12th
Energy 178th42nd39th7th96th6th
Engineering 187th47th44th4th114th3rd
Environmental Science 210th74th72nd18th136th11th
Mathematics 306th130th129th13th221st11th
Medicine 241st80th76th9th207th8th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 557th266th262nd56th465th35th
Physics and Astronomy 133rd35th34th2nd96th2nd
Psychology 523rd264th257th58th489th39th
Social Sciences 427th189th190th42nd362nd24th

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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