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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".

Vision: Information not localized

History: www.udg.edu

Subordinate organizations:

  • Escola Universitaria de la Salut y l´Sport
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 +583rd358th360th187th513th103rd
Arts and Humanities +511th297th301st81st467th51st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 719th452nd442nd165th655th135th
Business, Management and Accounting 609th298th303rd70th489th41st
Chemistry 535th295th289th87th455th79th
Computer Science 611th346th337th82nd501st58th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +397th237th241st83rd328th52nd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 542nd293rd303rd83rd446th44th
Energy 521st280th283rd95th413th62nd
Engineering +470th252nd248th70th375th51st
Environmental Science 412th217th217th69th322nd47th
Mathematics 607th375th369th111th518th63rd
Medicine +693rd419th410th150th624th114th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 674th386th392nd141st596th102nd
Physics and Astronomy 569th330th322nd98th479th74th
Psychology 590th318th315th88th555th52nd
Social Sciences +557th269th269th73rd472nd48th
Veterinary 522nd165th192nd114th373rd32nd

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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