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Foundation: 2018

Mission: The University of West Attica, leveraging the creative collaboration and tireless efforts of the entire academic community, has set its multifold mission:
* To provide excellent education through high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programs in a wide variety of scientific fields; to cultivate arts and culture so that its students can acquire the necessary skills for their scientific and professional careers, thus contributing to the social and economic development of the country.
* To produce and promote innovative scientific knowledge through research, which will contribute to the development of science and technology, creating the necessary conditions for the continued breeding of new researchers.
* To contribute to the formation of responsible citizens, with a social, cultural, scientific and professional conscience and respect for the universal values ​​of justice, peace, freedom, democracy and social solidarity.
* To promote the mobility of teachers and students in the International and European Higher Education and Research Area so as to exchange knowledge and experience.
* To promote cooperation with other universities and research agencies in Greece and abroad, as well as with social and productive stakeholders, on a local, national and international level, with the aim of knowledge dissemination.
* To contribute to the development of vocational education and lifelong learning by creating and continuously improving innovative lifelong learning and training programs.
* To be in constant interaction with the Labor Market and Industry in order to contribute to the developmental needs of the Country.

Vision: The vision of UNIWA is to evolve and establish itself as a high-level academic and research institute at both national and international levels, while contributing to the current state-of-the-art scientific, social and economic challenges worldwide.


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-28OECDGreece
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +607th379th381st537th14th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 889th585th592nd824th24th
Business, Management and Accounting 861st449th470th718th17th
Chemistry 819th497th530th732nd19th
Computer Science 686th409th404th575th22nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 549th365th379th480th18th
Energy 533rd291st295th425th10th
Engineering +556th330th330th460th17th
Environmental Science 531st329th332nd440th14th
Mathematics 559th333rd326th470th11th
Medicine +823rd541st537th754th24th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 944th506th538th798th24th
Physics and Astronomy 675th419th418th584th13th
Psychology 718th430th430th682nd10th
Social Sciences +805th464th474th711th18th

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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