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Foundation: 1991

Mission: The University of Girona is a young, dynamic university with a strong personality, which seeks excellence in teaching, research and knowledge transfer (innovation). It is based in the city of Girona and is the university of reference both for the city of Girona and for its territorial and cross-border environment, one of the most dynamic in the country. The UdG actively participates in the progress and development of society through the creation, transmission, dissemination and criticism of science, technology, the humanities, the social sciences and the arts, so that it has become one of the main economic and cultural motors in its environment. From its strong roots in its own territory and culture, the UdG expresses a clear vocation of universality and openness to all traditions, advances and cultures. The University of Girona's strategic plan for 2008-13 defines its mission: "The UdG's mission is the creation and transfer of knowledge, teaching and innovation, with the aim of being, from its roots in the territory, the benchmark in the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion and a well-positioned institution on a European scale".

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History: www.udg.edu


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-28IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 626th374th375th154th559th87th
Arts and Humanities 499th295th292nd89th461st46th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 670th386th373rd100th595th81st
Business, Management and Accounting 620th308th310th80th502nd43rd
Chemistry 455th212th204th56th381st51st
Computer Science 502nd251st248th49th403rd35th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 453rd285th284th99th385th61st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 554th293rd305th83rd464th40th
Energy 514th275th274th84th400th54th
Engineering 459th236th232nd51st362nd39th
Environmental Science 332nd160th154th34th248th24th
Mathematics 507th283rd284th58th409th38th
Medicine 659th372nd363rd112th609th81st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 788th439th444th168th690th98th
Physics and Astronomy 580th346th346th94th509th65th
Psychology 619th334th327th87th581st53rd
Social Sciences 540th265th266th66th463rd41st

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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