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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 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-28OECDGreece
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 897th494th536th800th16th
Arts and Humanities 606th387th387th568th12th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 884th581st577th806th21st
Business, Management and Accounting 818th437th450th686th13th
Chemistry 727th427th437th641st16th
Computer Science 637th373rd375th534th19th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 603rd396th411th533rd19th
Energy 530th290th289th415th10th
Engineering 626th381st388th529th24th
Environmental Science 663rd432nd444th575th19th
Mathematics 644th401st410th546th20th
Medicine 833rd535th529th783rd26th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1054th543rd571st887th22nd
Physics and Astronomy 709th447th460th633rd15th
Social Sciences 722nd423rd426th642nd16th

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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