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Foundation: 1531

Mission: The UGR, created in 1531, is a public, open university, connected to its environment and with an international vocation, committed to innovation, progress and social welfare through continuous improvement of teaching and a quality research, extension and dissemination of culture and transfer of knowledge. The UGR is guided by the values of respect for the dignity and freedom of people, to justice, to equality, to solidarity and co-responsibility in sustainable development.

Vision: To be a university well valued by the people and groups who are orients both external and internal. To have an ethical and intelligent project that contributes to an environment and a world better. To distinguish itself as a learning university, with a training and research of recognized quality, dynamic and innovative. To be an institution open to knowledge, innovation, criticism, debate and society. To have an excellent undergraduate and graduate offer, in accordance with the social demands, and complemented by actions aimed at success in job insertion. To be an effective and efficient organization in the fulfillment of its objectives. To be recognized for the management and value of its assets, achieving a satisfactory provision of space and infrastructure for teaching and research. To be at the forefront of the common European education area and research. To be recognized for its international projection, for the participation in exchanges and networks in teaching, research, management and international cooperation. To play a leading role in the incorporation of new technologies of information and communication to their activities. To deepen the commitment with its environment and the close communication with the social agents. Improve their financing and diversify their fundraising.

History: patrimonio.ugr.es

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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 349th165th161st38th300th23rd
Arts and Humanities 121st50th47th7th109th5th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 588th311th298th63rd514th50th
Business, Management and Accounting 113th45th44th3rd90th1st
Chemistry 522nd265th257th82nd443rd71st
Computer Science 298th105th99th11th211th8th
Dentistry 63rd23rd20th9th47th2nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 264th122nd119th19th201st9th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 339th165th163rd24th276th15th
Energy 525th285th284th92nd410th61st
Engineering 367th156th152nd28th274th24th
Environmental Science 365th188th183rd45th279th31st
Mathematics 281st119th116th10th202nd8th
Medicine 482nd224th215th39th434th27th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 385th146th141st21st309th10th
Physics and Astronomy 487th261st257th50th416th33rd
Psychology 151st53rd50th5th143rd4th
Social Sciences 136th49th47th8th110th5th

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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