Universidad de Huelva *University


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Foundation: 1993

Mission: The Mission of the University of Huelva is established in Article 2.1 of its Statutes (Decree 232/2011 of July 12). "As a public institution at the service of society, it is responsible for providing public service in higher education, through study, teaching, research and the transfer of knowledge to society. The University of Huelva shall promote the integral formation of its members, in accordance with the principles or values of freedom, justice, equality and pluralism, as guarantors of free and critical thought and research, serving the purpose of promoting the full development of the human personality in the respect of the democratic principles of coexistence and the fundamental rights and freedoms. The University of Huelva seeks to be an effective instrument of social transformation and progress and to be at the service of the intellectual and material development of peoples, the defence of the environment and peace".

Vision: The University of Huelva aspires to: 1. To be a public university of recognized teaching and research prestige at a national and international level and a cultural nexus of connection at a global level. 2. To be an educational reference and a motor for the development of society, with an educational offer adapted to the needs of the labour market and a research potential developed in parallel with the socio-economic demands of Huelva and its province. 3. To serve as a dynamic element of the culture in its most immediate environment, allowing access to continuous training throughout life and the evolution towards a better world, with equal opportunities and a growing awareness of environmental sustainability.

History: www.uhu.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Asociada Contaminacion Atmosferica
  • Unidad Asociada Laboratorio de Catalisis Homogenea


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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 627th375th376th155th560th88th
Arts and Humanities 481st279th276th77th443rd43rd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 758th469th457th147th681st117th
Business, Management and Accounting 619th307th309th79th501st42nd
Chemistry 531st274th266th84th452nd73rd
Computer Science 637th373rd375th112th534th63rd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 549th367th374th171st481st86th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 629th342nd362nd107th534th47th
Energy 537th297th296th101st422nd68th
Engineering 540th311th309th91st443rd62nd
Environmental Science 627th413th418th183rd539th102nd
Mathematics 697th434th453rd173rd598th73rd
Medicine 761st470th461st192nd711th126th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 706th379th379th124th611th78th
Physics and Astronomy 729th457th473rd177th652nd86th
Psychology 715th407th400th128th676th69th
Social Sciences 626th336th337th101st547th51st

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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