Universidad de Cordoba *University


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Foundation: 1972

Mission: 1. To provide integral quality training, connected to the needs of the social, cultural and productive environment. 2. Generate and transfer knowledge. 3. To be a driving force for society in all areas. 4. To strengthen its international projection.

Vision: The University of Cordoba wishes to achieve, through the development and fulfillment of its Strategic Plan, the following image Centre for the creation and dissemination of critical thinking. A university with a dynamic, up-to-date and high quality teaching offer, with continuous training processes, in an open and plural way, and closely linked to the needs of its environment. It is a reference point for research of excellence, dealing with all branches of knowledge, a national and international reference point and closely linked to the transfer of knowledge to companies. Cultural, scientific and social leader, which acts as a forum for discussion of the various trends in the different fields of science and culture, and responds to society in all those disciplines that affect its development. University with a strong internationalization in all its actions and processes. It is a leader in the cultural, social and technological transformation of the socio-geographical environment, generating social demands and cultural concerns. An institution that creates and disseminates critical, participative and supportive cultural habits and forms. University with highly qualified, motivated and enthusiastic human resources, with a strong sense of belonging and pride in the institution. A centre for personal, individual and collective development, beyond academic, technical and/or professional education. Integrator of different generations, trends and visions of the present. Institution with a conscience incorporated to the ordinary actions of full equality of women that it projects abroad. An integrative, multicultural and supportive university, with a strong component of cooperation and volunteering. A centre committed to the environment, defending its conservation, its quality and the sustainable use of natural resources as a way of increasing the well-being of society and the quality of life in its surroundings. It promotes the labour integration of its graduates and maintains a permanent link with them through continuous training actions. A centre that generates synergies and alliances with other universities, institutions and interest groups in the cultural, scientific, educational and technological fields in order to undertake programmes and projects of local, provincial, regional, national and international interest. Institution with adequate infrastructure, efficiently used spaces and sufficient financial resources to carry out its functions. Institution recognized nationally and internationally for its effectiveness, efficiency, excellence, competence and strong commitment to the environment.

History: www.uco.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Mixta Marcadores Geneticos Moleculares


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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.

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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 431st217th213th59th371st35th
Arts and Humanities 401st212th206th48th365th26th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 643rd360th347th82nd568th67th
Business, Management and Accounting 684th348th360th89th560th46th
Chemistry 536th278th270th85th457th74th
Computer Science 521st266th264th55th420th39th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 411th248th246th74th343rd47th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 544th286th298th76th456th38th
Energy 392nd165th165th43rd281st33rd
Engineering 519th292nd289th82nd422nd58th
Environmental Science 405th218th213th57th318th41st
Mathematics 460th242nd243rd37th364th27th
Medicine 607th322nd314th81st557th58th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 788th439th444th168th690th98th
Physics and Astronomy 551st321st319th80th480th57th
Psychology 476th231st225th46th446th29th
Social Sciences 494th233rd234th52nd421st32nd
Veterinary 122nd42nd37th12th95th5th

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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