Ecole Centrale de Lille *University


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Foundation: 1991

Mission: Centrale Lille's mission is to train multidisciplinary engineers and PhDs, a force for progress, through international openness and innovation.

Vision: The vision is the formulation of a dream shared and carried by all stakeholders, it is to invent, carry and achieve an ambition that is at the same time unifying, optimistic, positive and exciting. The vision is based on a strategic framework defining what "we want" and what "we must". The vision defines our mission (the why), our ambition (the what) and our values (the how).


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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-28OECDFrance
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 743rd456th466th674th117th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 640th357th344th565th70th
Chemistry 554th295th287th475th81st
Computer Science 560th304th302nd459th88th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 516th342nd345th448th127th
Energy 592nd344th347th477th108th
Engineering 459th236th232nd362nd53rd
Environmental Science 220th81st79th145th14th
Mathematics 573rd342nd346th475th128th
Physics and Astronomy 570th337th337th499th97th

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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