Universitat de Girona *University


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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-27IBEROAMERICAOECDSpain
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +2307th706th657th286th1454th132nd
Arts and Humanities +992nd441st330th97th816th54th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3096th1110th989th282nd2205th203rd
Business, Management and Accounting 952nd372nd284th80th672nd49th
Chemistry 2012th720th622nd159th1304th129th
Computer Science 1589th565th472nd85th1073rd61st
Earth and Planetary Sciences +827th300th244th59th532nd34th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1028th388th328th79th699th43rd
Energy 2243rd630th606th175th1231st91st
Engineering +1273rd447th367th78th843rd58th
Environmental Science 1250th427th332nd85th747th59th
Mathematics 2123rd694th630th121st1304th67th
Medicine +2531st880th765th212th1799th143rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2297th698th649th222nd1514th139th
Physics and Astronomy 972nd344th280th46th682nd39th
Psychology 1130th462nd345th103rd954th60th
Social Sciences +751st316th235th72nd595th46th
Veterinary 767th205th202nd127th483rd42nd

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.

Where is the institution located?

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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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