University of CreteUniversity


Greece in SCImago Media Rankings

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Foundation: 1973

Mission: The University of Crete strives for excellence in teaching, research and community partnerships and aims to: provide a secure and open teaching and learning environment for our students; take a leading role in research and the resulting innovations; promote the cultural, social and economic development of the region; and develop and strengthen collaborations with other academic institutions within Greece, Europe and worldwide.

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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 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-27OECDGreece
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +1226th393rd338th809th3rd
Arts and Humanities 1622nd611th516th1230th9th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1853rd675th559th1369th4th
Business, Management and Accounting 2266th632nd584th1333rd20th
Chemistry 2125th765th671st1374th8th
Computer Science 726th245th193rd494th4th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +1438th517th452nd910th9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1870th539th508th1104th17th
Energy 476th106th83rd243rd1st
Engineering +1452nd511th426th951st9th
Environmental Science 819th274th212th471st1st
Mathematics 1427th508th430th940th9th
Medicine +1786th621st518th1267th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1209th378th322nd850th3rd
Physics and Astronomy 2007th725th669th1323rd14th
Psychology 1056th432nd321st894th4th
Social Sciences +860th358th276th672nd4th

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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