Universidad Autonoma de Madrid *University


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Foundation: 1968

Mission: The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid is a public law entity which, within the scope of its competencies, is responsible for the public service of higher education through research, teaching and study, as well as the transfer of knowledge to society. It has legal personality and its own assets and makes autonomy a fundamental sign of its identity. It is defined by its desire for innovation and social involvement, in coordination and collaboration with other universities and institutions.

Vision: The UAM aims to consolidate its international recognition as a sustainable public university, leader in Latin America and outstanding in Europe, intensive in research and training excellence, innovation and teaching quality. With a strong commitment to society, employability and its productive environment, through collaboration with other scientific, social and economic institutions, which facilitate the employability of its graduates. The UAM is committed to training participative people, with a critical spirit and ethical values, who identify with an institution that stands out for transparency and efficiency in its management and international visibility as a teaching and research centre.

History: www.uam.es

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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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +378th185th183rd61st313th36th
Arts and Humanities +220th92nd90th18th195th11th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 369th148th138th11th311th8th
Business, Management and Accounting 510th242nd243rd54th410th34th
Chemistry 422nd196th190th48th345th47th
Computer Science 466th215th209th35th359th27th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +349th189th193rd54th280th33rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 387th184th184th35th307th19th
Energy 412th187th187th46th307th31st
Engineering +341st132nd129th24th246th19th
Environmental Science 361st170th170th41st271st27th
Mathematics 301st119th115th14th218th11th
Medicine +414th176th165th27th351st21st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 374th140th140th24th302nd14th
Physics and Astronomy 306th111th105th12th229th9th
Psychology 169th59th54th6th161st5th
Social Sciences +250th86th84th16th210th10th
Veterinary 398th132nd148th78th287th25th

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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