Universidad Complutense de Madrid *University


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Foundation: 1822

Mission: The Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) is an institution with a long history and wide social recognition that aspires to be among the leading universities in Europe and to consolidate itself as a reference centre for the Latin American continent. With the students as the axis of its activity, the UCM is committed to an integral and critical education of the highest level. Teaching quality is a true "Complutense stamp" and postgraduate programmes are a priority. The Master's and PhD programs at the Complutense University have the human and material resources that guarantee their excellence. The approach and intensification of relations with society and the productive environment is one of its priorities for the coming years.

Vision: The UCM has great research potential and many of its research groups occupy leading international positions. The Complutense University is committed to developing poles of excellence based on large networks of quality groups, promoting emerging groups and integrating young researchers. And, of course, to link research with training at all levels of undergraduate and graduate education. The organization of the UCM is governed by a commitment to user service, simplifying administrative procedures. Its activity responds to the principles of democracy, transparency, sustainability of the campus, real and virtual accessibility, preservation of the environment and commitment to the social and economic environment. The UCM is a quality public university at the service of society and offers its students undergraduate and graduate degrees that are widely accepted in the working world.

History: www.ucm.es


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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.

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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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