Universidad Carlos III de Madrid *University


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Foundation: 1989

Mission: The mission of Universidad Carlos III de Madrid is to contribute to the improvement of society through quality teaching and advanced research in accordance with demanding international criteria. The university aspires to excellence in all its activities, with the aim of becoming one of the best European universities.

Vision: The university will promote the development of its staff within the framework of the public service of higher education. Its activities will be guided by the values of merit, ability, efficiency, transparency, equity, equality and respect for the environment.

History: www.uc3m.es

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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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Arts and Humanities 396th208th202nd47th360th25th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 662nd379th366th93rd587th77th
Business, Management and Accounting 450th201st200th42nd359th24th
Chemistry 555th296th288th90th476th79th
Computer Science 262nd90th85th9th179th6th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 539th359th366th163rd471st83rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 250th112th109th12th200th8th
Energy 364th143rd143rd37th253rd29th
Engineering 360th151st147th26th267th22nd
Environmental Science 557th357th356th132nd469th86th
Mathematics 275th116th113th9th199th7th
Medicine 616th331st323rd85th566th62nd
Physics and Astronomy 510th283rd280th64th439th47th
Psychology 663rd368th360th103rd625th58th
Social Sciences 417th184th185th39th355th22nd

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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