Universidad de Jaen *University


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Foundation: 1993

Mission: The University of Jaén is a public institution of higher education, a cultural asset with unique features and a high degree of social commitment which, through the continuous improvement of teaching, research, transmission of culture and transfer of knowledge, aims to contribute to the progress of society and the sustainable development of its environment.

Vision: The University of Jaén aspires to become the agent that leads social change and the process of transformation of its socioeconomic environment, based on the advances made in the fields of knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship. To this end, it aims to be an institution that: It provides its students with a comprehensive and quality education, focused on learning and acquiring skills, so that they are well valued in the labour and social environment and to stimulate the capacity for entrepreneurship. It offers lifelong learning appropriate to the demands of society. It differs from the others by providing a specialized and dynamic postgraduate offer. It actively participates in strategic alliances with universities and other agents to advance in teaching, research, cultural and innovation activities. It achieves a high degree of internationalization in its teaching and research activities. Achieves interdisciplinarity in its teaching and research activities. It stands out for its research excellence in certain areas of knowledge. Develops a policy of attracting and incorporating talent. Leads the science, technology and business system in the province of Jaén. It is characterized by being an entrepreneur. It consolidates the culture of quality as a key mechanism for the progress of the institution. Promotes professional development and the involvement of members of the university community. It maintains a permanent commitment to social responsibility and, especially, to its actions in accessibility, equal opportunities, sustainability and international cooperation for development. It contributes to the intellectual concern, the generation of ideas and the critical spirit of citizens.

History: www.ujaen.es

Subordinate organizations:

  • Unidad Asociada Grupo Senalizacion Molecular y Sistemas Antioxidantes en Plantas


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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 690th419th425th191st622nd100th
Arts and Humanities 439th242nd237th59th401st32nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 874th574th568th234th796th172nd
Business, Management and Accounting 634th317th319th82nd513th45th
Chemistry 721st425th433rd178th636th116th
Computer Science 526th271st269th58th425th42nd
Earth and Planetary Sciences 491st322nd322nd129th423rd76th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 631st343rd363rd108th536th48th
Energy 434th204th203rd55th323rd43rd
Engineering 548th319th317th95th451st65th
Environmental Science 514th320th316th106th426th72nd
Mathematics 474th254th255th43rd376th28th
Medicine 781st489th480th210th731st135th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 936th517th536th244th825th119th
Physics and Astronomy 678th426th431st147th604th83rd
Psychology 615th331st324th84th577th51st
Social Sciences 547th269th270th70th469th42nd

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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